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    Riesling 2005
    Clos Windsbuhl, Zind Humbrecht
    Half-Bottle (12)


    "With the 2005 Riesling Clos Windsbuhl we have not only very ripe flavors but also a hint of noble rot. Yet, neither the alcohol (13.75%) nor residual sugar (11 grams) is in itself noticeable. Old vines and 2005 vintage character – plus, Humbrecht insists, his biodynamic farming regimen – have resulted in uncanny balance. Lemon zest, honey, and musky, bittersweet narcissus and iris in the nose lead to a dense, overtly chalky and concentrated as well as pungently zest palate, wreathed in persistently bitter-sweet flowers. Crabapple, grapefruit, and brown spices inform a pungent, slightly tart, chalky, and quite severely penetrating finish. This is impressive but urgently in need of a few years in bottle before properly assessing its long-term potential, which is almost certainly to be considerable." (90 pts. David Schildknecht, Wine Advocate #175, Feb. 2008)


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    February, 2017
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