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2002 Domaine Zind Humbrecht Gewurztraminer Hengst (half bottle)

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Albert Hertz, Eguisheim
About Domaine Zind Humbrecht

The properties of Zenon Humbrecht and Emile Zind merged in 1959 to form Zind-Humbrecht. The domaine now covers 40 hectares in five villages in the Haut-Rhin; its best parcels from four Grand Cru vineyards: Brand, Hengst, Goldert, and Clos St. Urbain on the steep slopes of Rangen.

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2002 Domaine Zind Humbrecht Gewurztraminer Hengst (half bottle)

Producer: Domaine Zind Humbrecht
Style: White Wine
Grape Type: Gewurztraminer
Origin: France
Region: Alsace

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93 Points | International Wine Cellar , November/December 2003

(15% alcohol and 41 g/l r.s.; represents a yield of just 17 h/h) Very fine aromas of candied pineapple, smoked meat and rose oil. Tightly wound and very pure, with a compelling penetrating sweetness. A powerful, highly concentrated gewurztraminer with superb fruit and lovely balance. Finishes with palate-staining persistence.

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Albert Hertz, Eguisheim
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Alsace has been almost pathologically ignored by the American wine-drinking public for generations--a real mystery in light of the great number of juicy, pure wines produced in this picture-postcard region of northeastern France.
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One of the wine world's love-it-or-hate-it grapes, Gew├╝rztraminer is for many wine lovers the signature variety of Alsace. Its highly perfumed aromas of rose petal, smoked meat, lychee, grapefruit, and spices are immediate and captivating, although some examples lack refinement and seem a bit blowzy owing to low acidity and high alcohol. Gew├╝rztraminer is...
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