Riesling 2015

Zind-Humbrecht

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Certified Sustainable, Organic or Biodynamic Green Certified

Region: France / Alsace
Grapes: 100% Riesling

Herrenweg Vineyard provided most of the grapes for this Riesling. 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.

91 Points

Wine Spectator

2015 vintage
92 Points

Wine Enthusiast

2015 vintage
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harvest note

Winter 2014/2015 started with a lot of rain and mild temperatures. As usual, February and March were very dry and in May and early June we enjoyed some fair weather but also some decent rainfalls. After a cooler second half of August, temperatures were high again early September. Harvest started on the 2nd of September and finished on the 1st of October, but 80% of our vineyards were harvested before September 16th. Thanks to earlier harvest, we are very satisfied with the level of acidities in the 2015 wines. This year’s wines shows the potential of the really great vineyards that have acquired excellent ageing potential. 2015 has produced some very exciting wines!

tasting note

The nose is very expressive, showing intense fruit quality and precise fresh fruit/floral aromatics. The palate is fresh, elegant, with juicy, ripe acidity. It is very dry with a medium light finish and highly drinkable. It is an exciting and enjoyable wine.

food pairing

Enjoy as an aperitif or with seafood.

technical data

GRAPES: 100% Riesling
APPELLATION: Vin D'Alsace
PH: 3.24
ACIDITY: 3.7 g/l
ABV: 12%

points of distinction

  • The highly acclaimed Herrenweg Vineyard provided most of the grapes for this wine.
  • Excellent introduction to classic Riesling
  • Certified organic and biodynamic
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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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