Gewurztraminer Calcaire 2013

ZIND-HUMBRECHT

Gewurztraminer Calcaire
2013

  • Organic
  • Biodynamic
Product code
754330
Format
6 x 750ml
Listing type
Open
Status
Unavailable
Country
France
Regulated designation
Appellation origine controlée (AOC)
Region
Alsace
Varietal(s)
Gewürztraminer
Color
White
Closure type
Cork
Availability
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About this winery

Olivier Humbrecht is one of the world's most renowned winegrowers. He is a Master of Wine and has been described by Robert Parker as the greatest white winemaker on earth. Yet he is very soft spoken, humble, and self-deprecating, which makes him perfectly suited to his assumed role as a global ambassador of wine. He is a champion of terroir, biodynamic farming principles, and non-interventionist winemaking, whose family have been winegrowers in Alsace for 12 generations (since 1620). He is...

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Press reviews

 Wine Enthusiast

- 93 points -

Best of Year

Anne Krebiehl MW, December 2015

The restrained and floral opening of jasmine and mandarin peel leads to a palate that holds just a touch of residual sugar, filling this gorgeously balanced Gewurztraminer to the brim with sweet citrus swirls of tangerine, satsuma and mandarin. Notes of orange blossom hover and are pulled into focus by the textured mouthfeel of this immensely elegant wine.

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Wine Spectator

- 92 points -

Alison Napjus, October 2015

A vein of chalky minerality underscores this intense, vibrant white, with racy acidity and lots of ground spice supporting the flavors of guava, pink grapefruit zest, star fruit and melon, accented by floral, fresh herb and honey details. A full-bodied white set on a sleek frame, this culminates in a minerally, firm finish.

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