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ZIND-HUMBRECHT ZIND-HUMBRECHT - Riesling Rangen de Thann Clos St-Urbain - 2016

ZIND-HUMBRECHT Riesling Rangen de Thann Clos St-Urbain 2016

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95 Points

The 2016 Alsace Grand Cru Rangen de Thann Riesling Clos Saint Urbain displays a luminous yellow color and a fascinating bouquet of perfectly ripe Riesling fruit intertwined with very particular smoky/flinty and spicy notes that add fascinating complexity, finesse and elegance. On the palate, this is a lush, powerful but also refined, finessed and silky-textured Riesling with stunning purity, mouth-watering salinity and great intensity of fruit and mineral expression. It is less powerful than in other years but very elegant and still powerful enough, so very well-dosed and absolutely stimulating already today.

October 2018


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