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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...
- 91 Points -
Diminished in volume and in that sense representing a selection, Zind-Humbrecht’s 2006 Pinot Gris Clos Windsbuhl constitutes that share of their holdings in this cru that was not blended into one of the vintage’s two generic bottlings. Honey-and caramel-drizzled, brown-spiced poached pit fruit, along with banana cream, hazelnut puree, cocoa powder, and candied chestnuts inform an expansive and creamy palate.See detailed press review