2021 Domaine Zind Humbrecht Riesling Hengst Grand Cru
  • 96
  • Biodynamic

2021 Domaine Zind Humbrecht Riesling Hengst Grand Cru

Alsace, FRANCE
$175. 00
$2100.00 Dozen
ABV: 12.5%
Closure: Cork

Modern day Domaine Zind Humbrecht started with the 1959 amalgamation of the Humbrecht family vineyards in Gueberschwihr and the Zind family vineyards in Wintzenheim. However current custodian Olivier Humbrecht MW is the latest generation of Humbrecht winemakers dating back to 1620. Olivier is a legend among modern French winemakers, becoming France’s first Master of Wine at the age of 29, before returning to the family Domaine and beginning a journey to revitalise the vineyards after years of chemical treatment common at the time. Today the Domaine comprises 41.1 hectares of vines spread throughout a range of Grand Cru and single-vineyard sites, all cultivated organically and according to biodynamic principles. These are the pinnacle of aromatic whites from Alsace.

Other Reviews....
So much power and energy for vines that are just six years old. Mind-blowing chalky minerality and citrusy freshness on the tightly-focused palate. So much drive at the bold and dramatic finish. The first vintage of this wine. From biodynamically grown grapes. Drink or hold.
96 points
Stuart Pigott - JamesSuckling.com