Bone dry and delicious! Intense and refined with aromas of white flowers, ripe grapefuit, kumquats, and melon. Minerally, delicate, and fresh on the palate - perfect acidity. Pair with asparagus dishes, sushi., pork, real muenster.
2013 Zind-Humbrecht Dry Muscat
These are always a hard sale for us and yet, here we are, trying to get folks to give these wines a shot. Dry and Muscat can be a hard concept considering how much sweet Muscat flooded the market as of late but we assure you, this wine is quite dry. The nose is all Muscat, floral and with tons of peaches and apricot. There is a hint of honey and herb here as well. On the palate the wine shows some serious weight but also some serious pucker. Kinda messes with your mind a wee bit, to smell all that fruit and feel a weighty, bone dry and tangy wine come scraping across the palate, but that’s what makes it so much fun! It wants meats and cheeses this spunky little wine.
Since the 17th century, winegrowing has been a passion for the Zind-Humbrecht family. The domain is 40 hectares in size, spread over an array of terroirs in Alsace, which is known for its patchwork of soils (over 100 different types in this one region). Converted officially to biodynamic/organic in 2000 with certification in 2002. Recently acquired the Sommerberg Grand Cru, and the domain is watchful for other quality vineyard opportunities to expand their holdings.