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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...
- 94 Points -
Something vivid and bright gives an unusually light step to this Alsace Pinot Gris. Notes of flesh and skin of ripe russet pear play on the nose. On the dry palate they attain extra purity, guided by lemon freshness. The finish is dry, lip-smacking and lasting. Lovely now, it's sure to develop.See detailed press review
- 93 Points -
Citrus and white peaches on the nose, making it very lively. A juicy and crisp wine has a lot of energy and citrusy freshness at the long, dry finish. Drink now or in 2019 and 2020. Made from biodynamically grown grapes.See detailed press review