2016 Pinot Gris Rangen de Thann Clos St Urbain

Zind-Humbrecht

92Average Score
White
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Scores & Notes
Average Score
92
Critic Notes

The intensely straw-yellow colored 2016 Alsace Grand Cru Rangen de Thann Pinot Gris Clos Saint Urbain offers generous yet very fine and elegant fruit with delicate spicy and sur-lie expressions from the long aging in barrels until the bottling in February 2018. On the palate, this is a full-bodied, mouth-filling, elegant, tight and densely woven Rangen Pinot that fermented bone dry and reveals a firm structure with lots of power and lingering salinity (14.5% alcohol). Made from extremely healthy grapes whose must fermented unusually quickly, down to less than two grams of residual sugar. Tasted June 2018. Oct 2018, www.robertparker.com

Score: 92-/100Stephan Reinhardt
F+R Opinion
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Product details
Country
France
Region
Alsace
Sub-region
Hunawihr
Colour
White
Taste
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Alcohol %
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Product Type
Still wine
Product Subtype
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Drinking Window
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