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1989 Zind-Humbrecht - Gewurztraminer Clos Windsbuhl Gewurztraminer - France - Alsace - Hunawihr - White

France - Alsace - Hunawihr

White Gewurztraminer
Producer Notes

In Alsace, history is always relevant and with nearly 400 years of winegrowing in his DNA, Olivier Humbrecht should know a thing or two about history. He is intimately connected with wine production in the region. He was the first Frenchman to qualify as a Master of Wine, and is also president of Biodyvin, a French organization committed to biodynamic farming practices. At Zind-Humbrecht ,... More »

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Comm: 2018-2018 VF: 1991-1999

Author Este
Site / Blog   Trust Rating 100%
Tasted On 01/01/2014
Drink Dates 2018

Strikingly perfumed with honey, apricot, rose, orange peel, brown butter and showing some petrol after 1.5 hours. Beautiful, bright golden straw color. Drinking like nectar of the gods. Rich with lychee, apricot, ripe peach, but also underlying minerality and slate. Almost perfect balance. A little sweetness, but with good acid. Long, long finish with petrol creeping in at the end. Was worried that maybe we'd kept this a bit too long, but it seems at its peak. One more bottle left and we're thinking about holding it for two or more years. One of the most memorable whites we've ever had.

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