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2011 Domaine Zind Humbrecht Gewurztraminer
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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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2011 Domaine Zind Humbrecht Gewurztraminer

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

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89 Points | Stephen Tanzer's IWC - September 2012

Bright yellow-gold.  Bright aromas of mango, lichee and smoked pork.  Rich and suave in the mouth, with rich tropical fruit and spice flavors leavened by stony minerality.  Enticing, balanced and persistent.  Olivier Humbrecht makes it clear that he likes gewurztraminer with a meaty, smoky grilled bacon personality, rather than the floral stuff.  "Would you want to drink rose water?" he asks.

88 Points | Wine Spectator

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Albert Hertz, Eguisheim
About Alsace

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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Gewurztraminer

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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