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Trimbach Riesling Cuvée Frédéric Emile

Wine Details

Vineyard

Trimbach

Varietal

Riesling

Style

White

Region

AlsaceFrance

Wine Description

(2002 Vintage) Riesling Cuvée Frédéric Emile is not produced every year, only when the Trimbach Family believes that the quality of the grapes is high enough to give birth to this wine. All the growing season was perfect during this vintage and the grapes were picked at very good quality level, at 13.0% natural potential alcohol. Thanks to the beautiful and constant air draft coming from the deep valley just behind Ribeauvillé, the grapes were picked ripe and in very healthy conditions. This Riesling is a tex...

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    hints of pear, orange with a refreshing mineral finish. age added a nice viscosity but left it fresh. excellent! delicious with pork and burrata cheese

    over 4 years
Expert Reviews
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  • Planet Grape
    (2009 Vintage) Complex and attractive with medium+ intensity slate, chalk, lemon pith and green apple skin. Medium+ body with fine, silky texture.
  • Wine Advocate
    (2002 Vintage) Rating: 92/100 - As reviewed by Wine Advocate on 2/08
  • Wine Spectator
    (2001 Vintage) Rating: 92/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 08/31/04
  • Decanter
    (1989 Vintage) Rating: 4/5 - As reviewed by Decanter. Clear and bright, deep yellow in colour with an oily, concentrated, varietal nose. A dry, full-bodied palate with concentrated fruit flavours, crisp acidity and a long fruity finish.