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Trimbach Alsace Gewurztraminer 2010

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Rich gold in color, the Gewurztraminer has a perfumed nose of lychee fruit and spices. The wine is rich, intense, and luscious; well balanced with a dry, spicy finish. This is a textbook Gewurztraminer from Alsace that will easily age 5 years or more.

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

External Reviews for Trimbach Alsace Gewurztraminer

External Review
Source: Andover Liquors
01/15/2014

The white wines of Alsace, named after their grape varietal-and not their place of origin-are another world altogether: mostly light to medium-bodied, mouthwatering and will accompany fish, simple roasted chicken and vegetable dishes wonderfully.'Light-bodied and fresh, with racy acidity enlivening flavors of anise, fresh quince, blanched almond and grapefruit zest. Lacy, with a delicate finish.' - Wine Spectator


External Review
Source: The Wine Buyer
12/24/2014

The Trimbach Gewurztraminer is gold in color with aperfumed nose of lychee fruits and spices. The wine is rich, intense, luscious and the finish is dry and spicy.



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Rich gold in color, the Gewurztraminer has a perfumed nose of lychee fruit and spices. The wine is rich, intense, and luscious; well balanced with a dry, spicy finish. This is a textbook Gewurztraminer from Alsace that will easily age 5 years or more.

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