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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...
- 93 Points -
Stephan Reinhardt, February 2017
Harvested on the 3rd of September (it's from a south/south-west-facing vineyard!), the 2015 Riesling Heimbourg is pure, ripe and stony on the nose, with concentrated lemon and crushed stone aromas. Dense, intense and piquant, this is a very elegant, juicy but always lean Riesling; it has a long, pure and salty finish with a good structure. The acidity is ripe and perfectly integrated. Tasted as a sample that was ready to be bottled on one of the following days.See detailed press review
- 92 Points -
Firm and broad-shouldered, this dry and spicy Riesling offers a vibrant mix of crunchy white peach and poached quince, slivered almond and fleur de sel notes. Long and spicy on the racy finish. Drink now through 2030.See detailed press review