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Domaine Zind Humbrecht Gewürztraminer 2015

$26.99

SKU 19383

750ml

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he Humbrecht family has been winegrowers in Alsace since 1620 but the Domaine came by its current name when Leonard Humbrecht married Genevieve Zind in 1959. Located in the heart of the Herrenweg vineyard, Leonard significantly expanded the family’s holdings to include an enviable collection of Grand Cru and other high quality vineyards. The Domaine is currently managed by Leonard’s son, Olivier Humbrecht, the only Alsacian winemaker to attain M.W. status. A staunch advocate for biodynamic farming, Olivier tailors every aspect of viticulture and winemaking based on terroir. Whether a single vineyard or a blend, place and vintage are clearly and unmistakably expressed in each wine.

Category White Wine
Varietal
Country France
Region Alsace
Appellation AOC Alsace
Brand Domaine Zind Humbrecht
Alcohol/vol 14%
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Wine EnthusiastThe nose hints at richly golden fruit: ripe peach and glowing mirabelle. A floral tone of honeysuckle hovers. The palate comes in with clean, earthy and lemon-concentrated force, leaving the palate tingling with lemon zest and pith. The finish is just about dry but utterly clean-cut. All of this is more about texture than aroma.

Anne Krebiehl, August 1, 2017
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Wine SpectatorThis is textbook Gewürztraminer, with ample rose petal and lychee aromatics, a dry, lacy texture and hints of pink grapefruit sorbet, lemon curd and ground ginger. Fresh and accessible, with a clean-cut, minerally finish.

Alison Napjus, November 15, 2017

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