Certified Sustainable, Organic or Biodynamic Green Certified

Region: France / Alsace
Grapes: Chardonnay and Auxerrois

Chardonnay and Auxerrois grapes come from Clos Windsbuhl Vineyard. The altitude of the vineyard coupled with the town of Hunawihr’s cooler climate means that the Clos Windsbuhl is often one of the last estate vineyards to be harvested. This explains the aromatic quality of the Clos’ wines and the consistent balance of acidity, a guarantee of good aging. Zind-Humbrecht's dedication to terroir expression guides all winemaking practices, which include extended pressing cycles, abbreviated clarification cycles (to retain natural yeasts and proteins in the must), natural malolactic fermentation and extended aging on the lees. The wine is aged 8 months in 40-year-old French barrels.

92 Points

Wine Enthusiast

2014 vintage
90 Points


2013 vintage
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tasting note

The light, toasty aromas combine with herbs and white fruit, light smokiness and chalk on the nose. The elegant palate shows little sweetness.

food pairing

Hard cheeses, white meat or pasta in cream-based sauce.

technical data

GRAPES: Chardonnay and Auxerrois

points of distinction

  • Exclusively from Clos Windsbuhl Vineyard, one of Zind-Humbrecht's top vineyards
  • Easy-to-pair and ready-to-drink upon release
  • Certified organic and biodynamic
  • vineyard details +
  • about the grape +
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Good wine is made by people who actually do everything they say they are doing.

– Olivier Humbrecht M.W., Winemaker

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