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Like riesling, gewürztraminer and all other Alsace wines, Alsace pinot noir must, by law, be bottled in tall Germanic-looking flute bottles.

Answer: False.

Alsace pinot noir can be bottled in a tall flute, and some Alsace producers choose to bottle their pinot this way. But they aren’t required to. Indeed, many Alsace pinot noirs are now bottled in Burgundy-shaped bottles. Pinot noir is the only red wine made in Alsace.

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