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2005 Domaine Zind Humbrecht Gewurztraminer Heimbourg
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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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2005 Domaine Zind Humbrecht Gewurztraminer Heimbourg

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

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92 Points | Stephen Tanzer's IWC - July/August 2007

($61) Full yellow. Tangy, botrytis-influenced yellow plum aroma shows terrific lift. At once suave, exotic and powerful, with impressive concentration and outstanding persistence. Very sweet but not sugary, thanks to an impression of solidity. This needs to be served with the richest foods. Finishes tactile but not at all rough. These vines produced just two casks of this juice plus a bit of SGN in 2005, said Humbrecht, who added that the yield was just 20 hectoliters per hectare, vs. 50 in '04.

92 Points | Wine Spectator
91 Points | Robert Parker's The Wine Advocate

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