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Olivier Humbrecht is one of the world's most renowned winegrowers. He is a Master of Wine and has been described by Robert Parker as the greatest white winemaker on earth. Yet he is very soft spoken, humble, and self-deprecating, which makes him perfectly suited to his assumed role as a global ambassador of wine. He is a champion of terroir, biodynamic farming principles, and non-interventionist winemaking, whose family have been winegrowers in Alsace for 12 generations (since 1620). He is...
- 90 Points -
This racy white crackles with acidity, offering an aromatic, flinty overtone to the flavors of nectarine, hazelnut, pomegranate and ground ginger. Features a long, mouthwatering finish.See detailed press review
- 92+ POINTS -
From a generous crop of 65 hectoliters per hectare, with perfectly healthy grapes, this is Olivier Humbrecht's most Burgundian or even Champagne-styled wine: reductive, very clear, precise and fresh on the nose, with chalky-mineral, flinty/smoky and citrus-tinged notes. Fermented and aged in large oak for 16 months, this is a full-bodied yet pure, elegant, very tight, fresh and finessed wine with a pretty long, tensioned, salty-mineral and highly stimulating finish. Dry at 12.4% alcohol.See detailed press review