Reviewed on 2017-08-09
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Rating 94
Style White
Variety
Vintage 2013
Appellation
France
ABV 13.6%
Price $65.00  Buy This Wine
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Perfect For

Long-Term Aging, Sweet Tooth Cravings, Treat Yo'self

Drink If You Like

Chenin Blanc, Furmint , Riesling

Zind Humbrecht 'Hengst' Grand Cru Gewürztraminer 2013 Review

Aromatic wines with residual sugar can send some running for the hills, but give this one a chance because it is truly special. The nose is rich, honeyed, and incredibly enticing, with orange nectar, peach candy, river rocks, and purple flowers, while the off-dry palate tastes like orange rock candy in the best possible way. Tons of spice also appears on the palate, presenting as ginger brown sugar, with some lemon tang to zip the richness together and the long finish is of toasty caramel. This wine is in for a long future of aging.

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POINTS
Zind Humbrecht 'Hengst' Grand Cru Gewürztraminer 2013
Aromatic wines with residual sugar can send some running for the hills, but give this one a chance because it is truly special. The nose is rich, honeyed, and incredibly enticing, with orange nectar, peach candy, river rocks, and purple flowers, while the off-dry palate tastes like orange rock candy in the best possible way. Tons of spice also appears on the palate, presenting as ginger brown sugar, with some lemon tang to zip the richness together and the long finish is of toasty caramel. This wine is in for a long future of aging.

Reviewed On: 08-09-2017
94
POINTS
Zind Humbrecht 'Hengst' Grand Cru Gewürztraminer 2013
Aromatic wines with residual sugar can send some running for the hills, but give this one a chance because it is truly special. The nose is rich, honeyed, and incredibly enticing, with orange nectar, peach candy, river rocks, and purple flowers, while the off-dry palate tastes like orange rock candy in the best possible way. Tons of spice also appears on the palate, presenting as ginger brown sugar, with some lemon tang to zip the richness together and the long finish is of toasty caramel. This wine is in for a long future of aging.

Reviewed On: 08-09-2017