White

1997 Zind-Humbrecht Riesling Rangen de Thann Clos St. Urbain

Riesling

  • France
  • Alsace
  • Alsace Grand Cru
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Community Tasting Notes 43

  • nortonnose wrote: (89 points)

    October 29, 2015 - A tiny bit more zip in this bottle than my previous. Color continues to get darker orange. Classic petrol and wax. Hint of nuttiness. Decent minerality. Drink up

  • Seth Rosenberg Does not like this wine: (82 points)

    April 11, 2015 - Not having a lot of luck with our aged Alsatian Rieslings lately. Medium orange in color, which is not a good sign. The nose is pretty with dried apricots, sugar, spice, tea, nuts. Palate is dried out and somewhat weak and watery with tea, spice. Not horrible, but not good. Finish is weak and bitter with nuts and tea. This bottle doesn't seem fundamentally flawed, just advanced. Nose - 4-4.5/6, Palate - 3.5/6, Finish - 3/6, Je ne Sais Quoi - 0.5/2 = 11-11.5/20.

  • Burgundy Al wrote: (92 points)

    January 15, 2015 - Dinner with Friends (Juno - Chicago IL): Richa romatic start with petrol, candied orange peel, ginger, orchard and peach hints. Same fruit flavors with good richness, virtually bone dry.

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  • ron m wrote:

    December 20, 2014 - Classic mature Zind. Petrol, lanolin, honey, apples; Rich, powerful, not sweet, somewhat unfocused; Tons of minerals; Solid finish. Better on day 2!

  • nortonnose wrote: (88 points)

    December 14, 2014 - I wish I had been able to track this over the years. This bottle just seemed tired and flat. Still enjoyable, not at all sweet, enough acidity to stand up to food. Overall very unremarkable.

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  • By Jancis Robinson, MW
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  • By Richard Jennings
    4/17/2007 (link) 89 points

    (Zind-Humbrecht Riesling Rangen de Thann Clos St. Urbain) Somewhat oxidized, petrol and spicy nose; disjointed, very dry, sherry, grapefruit, grapefruit rind and mineral palate; medium-plus finish

Wine Definition

  • Vintage 1997
  • Type White
  • Producer Zind-Humbrecht
  • Varietal Riesling
  • Designation n/a
  • Vineyard Rangen de Thann Clos St. Urbain
  • Country France
  • Region Alsace
  • SubRegion n/a
  • Appellation Alsace Grand Cru

Community Holdings

  • Pending Delivery 0 (0%)
  • In Cellars 172 (56%)
  • Consumed 137 (44%)

Food Pairing

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Who Likes This Wine

33% Like It  3 votes