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  • Riesling Clos Windsbuhl 2016 Riesling Clos Windsbuhl 2016

Riesling Clos Windsbuhl 2018 - Zind-Humbrecht - Alsace AOP

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Cuvee informations :
Color : White
Cuvee's name : Riesling Clos Windsbuhl
Vintage : 2018
Producer : Zind-Humbrecht
Appellation : Alsace AOP
Grape varieties : 100% Riesling
Capacity : 75 cl bottle
Note: 18.5 B D
Viticulture BiologiqueViticulture  Biodynamique


Yellow pale green dress. The nose is discreet and takes time to open up, to finally show complex fresh citrus and notes of grilled aromas. It is tight and his reserve, but it is easy to feel the great potential of this wine. Mouth shows a delicate and fresh, with a very delicious and juicy finish. This wine tastes very dry, the acidity is complex and brings great elegance, a wine of aristocratic style some might say. The wine evolves slowly in the glass (no change after 6 hours), foreshadowing a high guard.

Note 18.5 Bettane and Desseauve Guide 2019

The Clos Windsbuhl is located on a former sedimentary limestone of the secondary period. Higher in altitude, in the forest, he is also a late maturity climate. In 2016, this Vineyard has been harvested four weeks after that of Turckheim. It is difficult to understand how the composition of the soil eventually influence the character of a wine, but experience shows that the soil rich in magnesium brings a certain grainy element to the structure and sapid acidity which can occasionally stop fermentation early. This was not the case in 2016, the Cos Windsbuhl 2016 Riesling is very dry!

Terroir: Muschelkalk limestone (Trias), facing Southeast, slope average to strong

Residual sugar: 3,5 g/l

Total acidity: 4.8 g/l H2SO4

Ph: 3.0

Yield: 38 hl/ha

Average age of vines: 42 years

Additional Information

Product reference 156
Type of products Wines
Vintage 2018
Country France
Region Alsace
Appellation Alsace AOP
Cuvee's name Riesling Clos Windsbuhl
Title supplement Note: 18.5 B D
Speciality No
Stock information No
Producer Zind-Humbrecht
Capacity 75 cl bottle
Sweetness index 1 Dry
Main style Authentic - Terroir
Alcohol Percent 12
Grape varieties 100% Riesling
Main grape variety Riesling
Production limitée No
Box type 6
Box type No
Organic wines Organic and biodynamic
Color White
Consumption recommendation 2020 - 2038