Alsace Located in the northeast of France. Almost all wines are white, except those made from the Pinot Noir grape, which are pale red. Sparkling wines, known as Cremant d'Alsace, are also made. Much of the white wine of Alsace is made from aromatic grape varieties. So many characteristic Alsace wines are aromatic, floral, and spicy. There are 2 late harvest classifications, Vendange Tardive and Selection de Grains Nobles.