Riesling Alsace Grand Cru Brand 2019


Riesling Alsace Grand Cru Brand

  • Organic
  • Biodynamic
Regulated designation
Appellation origine controlée (AOC)
Alsace Grand Cru Brand
Riesling 100 %
Producer's website

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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Product notes

There is no doubt that this wine will close up slightly in the months following the bottling. You will then have to be patient and give it time to open up. The 2020 Riesling Brand Grand Cru is dense and strict. It embodies the verticality expected of such a granitic terroir and has a great aging potential.

Tasting notes

Light gold yellow colour. The nose is still on its reserve but allows for glimpses, beautiful aromas of fruit, ripe citrus, wet stone and spices (thyme). Rich, dense, intense, it vigorously envelops the palate. The mouth becomes strict on the finish with a sapid mineral mouthfeel.

Press reviews

James Suckling

- 98 points -


A giant of minerality with enormous structure, this also delights you with the stunningly ripe apricot and pineapple fruit that’s wrapped around its dense core. This will surely only get better for many years to come, as it slowly reveals its deep riches. From biodynamically grown grapes.

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