How to Buy the 2012 Wine Guide
To order the 2012 Wine Guide ($12.95), go to foodandwine.com/books.
F&W Wine Guide: Outstanding French Producers
Many Alsace producers have switched to making sweeter wines, but Trimbach stays true to the region's classic, dry, mineral-rich style. Twelfth-generation vintner Pierre Trimbach crafts pure, bracingly dry whites from all of the traditional Alsace varieties. The most famous bottling is the Clos Ste. Hune Riesling; cuvées such as the Frédéric Emile offer nearly as much complexity and pleasure at more approachable prices.
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Great Pairings: Alsace Wines & Garlic Confit (left)
To make garlic confit ("preserved" in French), cloves are cooked in olive oil until they become soft and silky delicious spread on bread or roasted with chicken.