Famille HugelClassic Riesling 2022Product code: 15243
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Famille Hugel Classic Riesling is an elegantly crafted wine hailing from the picturesque region of Alsace, France. This exquisite white carries a radiant pale-yellow hue; its delightful aroma lures with prominent apple, floral, and citrus notes, which is well-balanced by a dash of minerality. True to its Riesling roots, the wine honours the palate with a crisp, zesty taste, beautifully underpinned by nuances of stone fruits and high acidity. With a dry and subtly sweet finish, it is excellent for pairings with seafood or a creamy risotto. The Hugel Classic Riesling promises a fruit-forward, harmonious, and undeniably refreshing experience.
A dashing, youthful pale green robe with dominant hints of green, light green, lime tree foliage, sparkling and crystalline with a nice shimmer and elegant thread-like legs.A deliciously aromatic expression with the nice fruitiness and youthful freshness of cool moss, white peach, lemongrass, lemon-verbena, pistachio.On the palate this is a nice reflection of the Classic Riesling grape variety, dashing and dry without being too hard, thirst-quenching, flavoursome, energetic and well-structured with a strong personality combined with a crystalline and full-flavoured finale and that perfect touch of minerality.
About the Winery
Located in the heart of Alsace, France, lies Famille Hugel winery, a gem in the world of viticulture. Founded in 1639, this haven of wine-making tradition and expertise spans over an impressive 13 generations. With a 380-year lineage and a deep connection to the land, the Hugel family have cemented themselves as true masters of their craft.
The winery is renowned globally for its exceptional range of wines. From delectably sweet, dessert style wines to beautifully balanced, dry whites, Famille Hugel has a wine to cater to every palate. Grown on the family's own vineyards, each grape benefits from the unique soil, microclimate, and careful husbandry.
Unlike other wine producers, Famille Hugel doesn't just aim for quantity but consistently endeavours to achieve high quality. A blend of traditional techniques and innovative approaches is employed to ensure the wines' unique characteristics are maintained. Time honoured barrel ageing, meticulous grape selection and patient, careful cultivation all contribute to Famille Hugel's extraordinary wines
Winners of numerous prestigious awards, Famille Hugel's dedication to perfection is internationally recognized. Notable mentions include their Pinot Gris and Gewurztraminer, both of which have received top ratings by globally renowned wine critic, Robert Parker.
Beyond the vineyard, Famille Hugel carries an engaging and welcoming spirit. Visitors to the winery can enjoy expert-led tours, exclusive tastings and opportunities to learn about the fascinating history of the Hugel family and their journey through winemaking.
Famille Hugel: more than a winery it's a symbol of the transcendent power of nature, harnessed and delicately shaped by human hand, to yield some of the most revered and celebrated wines in the world. Come and indulge yourself in a truly unique wine tasting experience, because it's not just wine it's, a legacy.