Pinot Gris Roche Calcaire 2019

ZIND-HUMBRECHT

Pinot Gris Roche Calcaire
2019

  • Organic
  • Biodynamic

$76.82*

* Suggested retail price

6 case(s) available

Product code
840475
Format
12 x 750ml
Listing type
Private Retail - Special Order
Status
Available
Type of product
Still wine
Country
France
Regulated designation
Appellation origine controlée (AOC)
Region
Alsace
Appellation
Alsace
Varietal(s)
Pinot Gris
Colour
White
Sugar
Dry
Closure type
Cork
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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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Tasting notes

Pale yellow straw colour. The nose shows the great pedigree of the vineyards it originates, delivering complex fruit aromas (peach, nectarines, quince….) as well as an underlying minerality. It is also quite showy at this young age and will continue to open up with time. The 2019 Roche Calcaire has a beautiful velvety mouth texture that shows great energy. The acidity brings harmony and make the wine taste actually quite dry and delicate.

Press reviews

James Suckling

- 94 points -

June 2021

Here’s a stunning wine for lovers of rich Alsace pinot gris, the very lively acidity enabling it to carry a hint of sweetness without any trouble at all. Serious, chalky structure behind all the flesh and wonderfully bright citrus character at the powerful finish. From biodynamically grown grapes.

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