2016 Pinot Gris Rotenberg

Zind-Humbrecht

91Average Score
White
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0 Immediate | 1 Marketplace
£27.00
6x75cl
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0 Immediate | 3 Marketplace
£143.00
Scores & Notes
Average Score
91
Critic Notes

From 34-year-old vines, the 2016 Wintzenheim Pinot Gris Rotenberg is from a west/northwest-facing vineyard on iron-rich limestone soils of the oligocene period. The pale yellow colored 2016 offers an intense, pure and fresh bouquet of ripe white fruits intermixed with spicy and earthy-mineral notes. Lush and even piquant on the palate, this is an elegant, intense, fresh and well-structured Pinot Gris with fine tannins and a long, pretty complex finish. This is an excellent food wine even though it is not fermented completely dry (6.1 grams per liter of residual sugar and 12.5% alcohol). So, if you like Pint Gris but often find it too rich and powerful, this 2016 is the wine you should try. Bottled in August 2017, tasted at the domaine in June 2018. Oct 2018, www.robertparker.com

Score: 91-/100Stephan Reinhardt
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Product details
Country
France
Region
Alsace
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Colour
White
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Product Type
Still wine
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Country
France
Region
Alsace
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Colour
White
Taste
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Alcohol %
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Product Type
Still wine
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Drinking Window
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