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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...
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Stephan Reinhardt, February 2017
Entirely sourced in the Rangen, the 2015 Riesling Roche Volcanique opens like a perfume on dark rocks: very pure, clear, fresh and flinty, with iron, orange and citrus flavors. Fascinating! Full-bodied, super clear and piquant, this is a pure, bone dry and firmly structured yet finessed Riesling. It has a long and stimulatingly pure, fresh and citrus-like finish. This is a highly gastronomic Riesling that is lovely to drink now and for the next ten or more years.See detailed press review
Jean Aubry, March 2018
Une autre leçon de terroir, mais aussi d’humilité, où l’homme s’incline pour mieux faire place au discours hautement minéral. Un bio très sec (2 g) un rien austère, à la fois dense et fumé, relevé d’une intrigante note de purée de poire sur la longue finale. Une leçon de vin !See detailed press review