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2010 Domaine Zind Humbrecht Gewurztraminer Calcaire
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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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2010 Domaine Zind Humbrecht Gewurztraminer Calcaire

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

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92 Points | Stephen Tanzer's IWC - September 2012

(12.9% alcohol; 69 g/l r.s.; made from declassified Hengst and Goldert fruit in 2010):  Bright yellow-gold.  Exotic spices, flowers, rose and crushed stone on the perfumed nose, along with a hint of white raisin.  Powerful extract, a saline quality and notes of spices and flowers give this wine a remarkably savory, tactile mid-palate.  A very minerally style of gewurztraminer, this should make an outstanding white wine with cheeses.  Buffering minerality gives the suave, dusty finish a fairly dry impression in spite of the substantial residual sugar.  Wonderfully light on its feet.  (ST)

91 Points | Wine Spectator

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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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