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2012 ZIND-HUMBRECHT Gewurztraminer Herrenweg de Turckheim

ZIND-HUMBRECHT Gewurztraminer Herrenweg de Turckheim 2012 Organic / Biodynamic

37.00 CAD

$37.00

  • Portfolio
  • Portfolio
  • Réserve & sélection
  • Product code
  • Product code
  • 11063904
  • Format
  • Format
  • 12x750ml
  • Listing type
  • Listing type
  • SAQ SignatureRead more
  • Status
  • Status
  • Store OnlyRead more
  • Country
  • Country
  • France
  • Regulated designation
  • Regulated designation
  • Appellation origine controlée (AOC)
  • Region
  • Region
  • Alsace
  • Appellation
  • Appellation
  • Alsace
  • Varietal(s)
  • Varietal(s)
  • Gewürztraminer 100 %
  • Color
  • Color
  • White
  • Sugar
  • Sugar
  • Dry
  • Closure type
  • Closure type
  • Cork
  • 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

  • - 94 Points -

    Roger Voss,

    By rights, the Herrenweg vineyard in Turckheim should be a Grand Cru. Certainly in the hands of Zind-Humbrecht it behaves like one. This is a powerful, rich and totally spicy wine. It has weight and pepper in abundance, a complex wine that’s full of ripe fruits and an opulent aftertaste. Drink from 2017.

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  • - 92 Points -

    November 2014

    Compact, with firm cut, this offers tightly meshed flavors of white peach, beeswax, pickled ginger and crystallized honey, with a stony mineral undertow that pushes through on the finish. Accessible now, but should open up with short-term cellaring.

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