Wine Zind-Humbrecht, Gewurztraminer "Herrenweg de Turckheim" Selection de Grains Nobles AOC, 2008
Wine golden straw color.
The wine has a bright, rich, complex, well-balanced taste with hints of fruit, spices, leather and long aftertaste.
The aroma of wine plays a characteristic varieties Gewurztraminer (Selekson de Gren Noble) notes - lychee, delicate flowers roses and spices.
The wine is excellent as an aperitif and goes well with blue, goat cheese and foie gras.
Elegant sweet white wine Gewurztraminer "Herrenweg de Turckheim" Selection de Grains Nobles with amazing notes of ripe berries made from Gewurztraminer grapes harvested from the vineyard "Erenveg de Turckheim" from old vines 62 years of age. The vines grow on gravel soils of the Quaternary period. Average yield - 25 hl / ha. Indicator residual sugar - 143.4 g / liter. The grapes from this vineyard used to create cuvee "VV" in 2006 and 2007.
In 2008, there is a favorable climate for the development of noble rot on the vines of this old vineyard and produce excellent crops such bezuprechnogoo that even without special screening professionals, oenologists got berries desired maturity category Selekson de Noble Gren.
Company Domaine Zind-Humbrecht was created in 1959, when Leonardo Umbreht Zind and Genevieve married and joined the family property. Leonardo, whose family was engaged in viticulture in 1620, did a lot for the development of the wine sector, moving it to the top ten wineries in Alsace, and will forever remain a place of honor in the history of this domain.
Olivier Umbreht - Leonardo son, became the first Frenchman, who qualified as "Master of Wine". He is worthy of taking over the reins from his father. Today, Leonardo, Genevieve, Olivier and Margaret Umbreht jointly managed the estate with a total area of 40 hectares, spread out on the territory of 5 different villages.
Average yield vineyards in the Domain Zind-Umbreh - 35 hl / ha, which is two times less than traditional indicators of class vineyards Grand Cru. Leonard has always been a supporter of the low yields. His commitment to the best terroirs of Alsace led him to purchase unusual sites "Rangen" and "Clos Windsbuhl", from the acquisition of which other manufacturers refused because of inability to use mechanized equipment there. This problem Leonard quickly decided using earthworks horses. In this act and expressed Umbreht family management style - an unusual approach, precision, foresight, unconditional respect and love for the quality of their work.