Gewurztraminer Cuvee des Seigneurs de Ribeaupierre. Trimbach 2007

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Trimbach:
Established in 1626, the Trimbach family has a wine-making history stretching back almost 400 years. It was not until the late 19th century, however, under the leadership of Frédéric-Emile Trimbach, that the business began to expand. Success came when he exhibited the wines at an international fair in Brussels in 1898, to much acclaim. Since the days of Frédéric-E... Read more
Established in 1626, the Trimbach family has a wine-making history stretching back almost 400 years. It was not until the late 19th century, however, under the leadership of Frédéric-Emile Trimbach, that the business began to expand. Success came when he exhibited the wines at an international fair in Brussels in 1898, to much acclaim. Since the days of Frédéric-Emile the house of Trimbach has remained a family run business, based in Ribeauvillé. Today, Jean and Pierre Trimbach are in charge of the winery. The Trimbach family currently own vineyards scattered across three villages, with an emphasis on planting Riesling and Gewurztraminer, and the style associated with the house is one of dry structure and flavorsome with firm acidity where appropriate. Trimbach are not particularly known for their red wines, but they do produce a basic Pinot Noir as well as a Reserve Personelle, as well as basic cuvées of many of the typical Alsatian varieties, including Riesling, Muscat, Pinot Blanc and Sylvaner. Trimbach produce both late harvest wines of Alsace, the Selection de Grains Nobles and Vendanges Tardives wines, made from Riesling, Gewurztraminer, Pinot Gris or Muscat. These make a departure from the classic Trimbach style as they naturally exhibit residual sugar and possibly also characteristics of noble rot, but they still have the necessary acidity to maintain balance and freshness. Read less

Member Reviews for Gewurztraminer Cuvee des Seigneurs de Ribeaupierre. Trimbach

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2.50 5
02/24/2010

Very typical in its 'bracing' (i.e. hair-raising) acidity, with a very clean if slightly alkaline nose. The palate is all front-end citrus and a bit of petrol, disappointingly lacking in any honeyed notes. Perhaps it will grow into itself -- but it seems to me lacking in the structure to do so, and there are better rieslings at this price from Alsace or elsewhere.


Snooth User: Lucha Vino
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3.00 5
07/06/2012

The nose has notes of mineral plus smokey grapefruit and pear. The palate shows tart green apple with a nice tart acidic finish.


Snooth User: Lucha Vino
24961290,888
3.00 5
07/06/2012

The nose show smoky grapefruit, peaches, honey and straw. The palate features grapefruit, pear, honey and a tart green honey crisp apple finish.


Snooth User: InWineTruth
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3.00 5
09/13/2010

Clear bright, aromas of lemon curd and orange peel, racy acidity carries flavors of herbaceous lemons, Asian pears and wet rock with focused acidity and length.


Snooth User: capybara
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5.00 5
06/27/2010

Delicious.


Snooth User: Maarten van Rooy
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3.00 5
05/21/2012

I really like the riesling from the elsas region. Their taste is very crisp what I enjoy. I planned to visit Trimbach in Ribeauville but I had trouble with the parking there so I did not visit Trimbach. Fortunately their wines are available in Holland.


Snooth User: cfree220
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2.50 5
08/08/2011

This wine is quite dry. Melon, honeysuckle (?), and a hint of fennel on the nose. Zesty attack. Medium bodied and somewhat viscous. Decent length, with spice, oak, and soap on the finish. Goes well with spicy dishes, such as curry.


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External Reviews for Gewurztraminer Cuvee des Seigneurs de Ribeaupierre. Trimbach

External Review
04/10/2009

A family-run winery since 1626 with some of the best Grand Cru vineyards in Alsace. This, the basic Riesling, is delicate yet firm, fresh, dry and finely mineral.


External Review
08/28/2010

Classic Alsatian Gewürztraminer: dry, elegant, and mineral, with fine floral aromas. A very nice bottle, and an excellent introduction to one of the most delicious and distinctive grape varieties there is.


External Review
02/07/2011

Classique Gewürztraminer 2007 - Trimbach : Classique Gewürztraminer 2007 - Weißwein von TrimbachGerade im Elsass erreicht der Gewürztraminer seine ganze Perfektion. Das leuchtende Gelb wird von zartrosafarbenen Glanzlichtern umspielt. Das Bukett offenbart Aromen von Trauben, reifen Litschis, Pfingstrosen und feinem Biskuit. Am Gaumen präsentiert sich der Classique Gewürztraminer 2007 von Trimbach herrlich vollmundig und konzentriert mit einer perfekten Balance. Seine elegante Würze, viel saftige Frucht und die für Trimbach so charakteristische, nur sehr zarte Süße geben dem Wein eine einzigartige Finesse. Ein Gewürztraminer wie aus dem Bilderbuch!Wir empfehlen ihn besonders als Aperitif, zu allen elsässischen Spezialitäten und in der feinen asiatischen Küche, aber vor allem zum Munsterkäse.Weingut: TrimbachLand: FrankreichRegion: ElsassRebsorte: 100% GewürztraminerInhalt: 0,75 lAlkoholgehalt: 14,0 Vol.%Säuregehalt: 5,25 g/lRestsüße: 9,0 g/lFassreife: in Barriques gereiftEmpfohlene Serviertemperatur: 8-12°CLagerfähigkeit: 4-6 Jahre ab Jahrgang Weißwein > Frankreich > Elsass


External Review
06/17/2010

Classique Riesling Réserve 2007 - Trimbach : Classique Riesling Réserve 2007 - Weißwein von TrimbachEin wunderbar finessreicher und fruchtiger Riesling Rèserve, der aus vollreifem Traubengut vinifiziert wurde. Ein Weißwein, der bereits jung außergewöhnlich schmackhaft und saftig ist. Dieser Riesling ist durchaus langlebig mit einem guten  Alterungspotential. Nur ausgewählte Trauben werden aus den verschiedenen Lagen - überwiegend junge Grand Cru Lagen - in Ribeauvillé für diesen Weißwein gelesen. Nach dem sorgfältigen Entrappen und schonendem Pressen wird der Most vorgeklärt. In Edelstahlbehältern findet anschließend die Vergärung statt. Auf diese Weine kann sich das feine Rieslingaroma entwickeln. Danach darf der Wein zur Reife ins Holzfass und reift schließlich für mindestens zwei Jahre auf der Flasche, ehe er auf den Markt kommt. Nur so kann die richtige Genussreife garantiert werden.Der Classique Riesling Réserve 2007 von Trimbach ist besonders zu den kulinarischen Spezialitäten des Elsass zu empfehlen, schmeckt aber auch hervorragend zu Meeresfrüchten, edeln Fischgerichten oder Hühnchen und Kalb in einer feinen Weißweinsoße.Weingut: TrimbachLand: FrankreichRegion: Elsass Rebsorte: 100% RieslingInhalt: 0,75 lAlkoholgehalt: 12,0 Vol.%Fassreife: Holzfassempfohlene Serviertemperatur: 8-12 °CLagerfähigkeit: 4-6 Jahre ab Jahrgang Weißwein > Frankreich > Elsass


External Review
02/24/2010

Trimbach Classique Gewürztraminer 2007: Empfohlene Serviertemperatur: 8-12°C, lagerfähig 4 - 6 Jahre ab Jahrgang, in Barriques gereift,Jahrgang: 2007Inhalt: 0,75 LRegion: ElsassWeingut: TrimbachRebsorte: 100% GewürztraminerRestzucker: 3,5 g/LiterRestsäure: 7 g/LiterAlkoholgehalt: 13,25 % Weißwein


External Review
Source: CityWineCellar.com
12/03/2009

The classic grape of Alsace. At once delicate and vital, its intense fruit is given great length by a backbone of crisp acidity producing some of the world’s greatest and long-lasting wines. Tasting notes: Beautiful in color with a hint of green on the edge, this wine needs a few more months to reveal its potential and will age gracefully another few years. The nose is developed and shows a hint of mineral flavor associated with good ripeness and acidity and a lingering clean and dry finish. It is ready to drink now but has the potential to age another five years. Food pairing: An ideal accompaniment to traditional Alsace-style dishes such as goose and pork. Riesling is one of very few wines to be able to match sushi or sushi-styled foods.


External Review
Source: CityWineCellar.com
04/12/2011

The classic grape of Alsace. At once delicate and vital, its intense fruit is given great length by a backbone of crisp acidity producing some of the world’s greatest and long-lasting wines.Tasting



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