2014 Riesling Clos Windsbuhl

Zind-Humbrecht

93Average Score
White
6x75cl
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0 Immediate | 4 Marketplace
£297.00
Scores & Notes
Average Score
93
Critic Notes

The 2014 Riesling Clos Windsbuhl is again a great Riesling, although it is still closed and hidden under limestone rocks (bottled end of February 2016). However, it opens with an intense and concentrated but also fresh, fine and transparent lemon flavor intermixed with the powder of crushed stones. Full-bodied, round and elegant, with 9.1 grams of residual sugar and 12.52% of alcohol, the 2014 is packed with ripe and juicy fruits. There is also grip and tension due to vibrant acidity and low pH (8.5/2.9). This is a tightly woven and airy structured Riesling with a silky texture, great finesse and fine tannin structure. Very promising. Mar 2017, www.robertparker.com

Score: 93-/100Stephan Reinhardt
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Product details
Country
France
Region
Alsace
Sub-region
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Colour
White
Taste
Dry
Alcohol %
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Product Type
Still wine
Product Subtype
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Drinking Window
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Country
France
Region
Alsace
Sub-region
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Colour
White
Taste
Dry
Alcohol %
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Product Type
Still wine
Product Subtype
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Drinking Window
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