Zind Humbrecht's 2007 Riesling Clos Häuserer shows all thelimestone/calcareous character this grape variety can acqui...Read more...
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An "Indice 4", this wine is actually considered "sweet" by Olivier. Fair enough...but it was so lovely, I had to include it in this list. Everythin... Read more
Lovely varietal character from highly acclaimed biodynamic winery Zind-Humbrecht. Perfumed with honeysuckle, baking spice and stone fruits, with an... Read more
This dry, tangy version offers a lot of the grape's signature rose petal and cream flavors, but is also infused with hints of curry spices and plen... Read more
Food Pairings for Zind-Humbrecht Riesling Alsace Aoc Clos Häuserer
An "Indice 4", this wine is actually considered "sweet" by Olivier. Fair enough...but it was so lovely, I had to include it in this list. Everything Gewurz should be - rosewater and lychee on the palate with a hint of unctuousness that never turns cloying.
External Reviews for Zind-Humbrecht Riesling Alsace Aoc Clos Häuserer
Lovely varietal character from highly acclaimed biodynamic winery Zind-Humbrecht. Perfumed with honeysuckle, baking spice and stone fruits, with an exotic palate of lychee, almond, pear, peach and apple pie. Long, beautiful finish.
This dry, tangy version offers a lot of the grape's signature rose petal and cream flavors, but is also infused with hints of curry spices and plenty of red grape fruit and candies pouring peel. Bright acidity crackles through to the lingering, smoky finish. Drink now through 2019.
This dry white shows precise balance, and despite being medium- to full-bodied, seems elegant overall. Tangy acidity enlivens the apple sauce, lychee and clementine flavors, and there's lots of smoke and white pepper on the finish. Delicious. Drink now through 2025.
Pale medium-gold color. Expressive aromas of smoked meat, rose oil and cinnamon. Plump and spicy, with good ripe acidity and a chewy saline nuance. This is tactile and nicely concentrated, not to mention persistent, for a basic bottling.
Sehr frischfruchtiges Bouquet nach Zitronen, Grapefruit und weissem Pfirsich, dazu intensive mineralische Noten. Sehr elgegant und harmonisch, perfekte Frische und Trinkfluss, mit einer saftigen Säure im trockenen, mineralischen Abgang.
Aromatic, with rose and smoked meat elements, this is surprisingly dry, with white pepper, grapefruit and mineral notes. Balanced and firm on the finish, leaving a tingling sensation on the gums. Drink now through 2017.
There’s a hint of lychee to this white, with more typical flavors of yellow peach, honey and candied citrus peel. A strong vein of exotic spice runs through the wine, as does a laserlike acidity. This is a mouthful, with more layers and nuances at each turn. Should age beautifully. Drink now through 2025.
Zind Humbrecht's 2007 Riesling Clos Häuserer shows all thelimestone/calcareous character this grape variety can acquire from a healthy,slow ripening vintage: lots of minerals, juicy acidity and good weight. Thelower than usual alcohol level makes it a fantastic food wine and its delicatefinish is more enhanced by its acidity and minerality than sheer power.
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