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Dom Zind-Humbrecht, Riesling Grand Cru, Brand, Alsace, 2009

March 8, 2019

 

 

Dom Zind-Humbrecht, Riesling Grand Cru, Brand, Alsace, 2009

 

 

The Wine Society - £ 48.00

 

Tasting date - 05/03/2019

 

 

Appearance - Medium lemon

 

Nose intensity - Pronounced

 

Primary aroma - Lemon, lime, peach, apricot, honeysuckle, apple blossom, jasmine

 

Secondary aroma - None

 

Tertiary aroma - Petrol, smoke, honey, raisin, sultana

 

 

Sweetness - Dry

 

Acidity - High

 

Tannin and nature - None  

 

Alcohol - Medium plus

 

Body - Medium plus

 

 

Intensity - Pronounced

 

Primary flavours - Lemon, lime, peach, apricot, honeysuckle, apple blossom, jasmine

 

Secondary flavours - None

 

Tertiary flavours - Petrol, smoke, honey, raisin, sultana

 

 

Finish - Long

 

Quality - Outstanding

 

 

Tasting Logic

 

As with the previous Riesling BLIC should place you firmly in the outstanding category. The distinct tertiary notes and complexity plus varietal definition should be other reasons to keep the wine in the top category. A pretty simple one to analyse!

 

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