Sunday, 1 December 2013

TN : Heimbourg 2008, Domaine Zind Humbrecht, Turckheim, Alsace, France

The Heimbourg of Turckheim is a small vineyard sloping 35% to the west, facing the east side of the Brand, then turning abruptly towards the south with the slope increasing to over 50%. The soil structure is a clay-limestone substratum (oligocene limestone and interbedded marl) where the yellow or white calcareous rocks are present in large numbers on the surface. The small south side was planted with Riesling in 1994.

This wine was imported by Vinunic AB.

Colour : Yellow, green hues

Aroma : Petrol, honey, oranges, lemon

Taste : Dry, petrol, lemon, oranges, honey, spice, minerals on finish

Alcohol : 13.5%

Price : 149 SEK (375ml bottle)

Systembolaget Number : 99107

Mark : B-

Website : Domaine Zind Humbrecht

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