The juice ferments in temperature-controlled stainless steel and concrete vats; no malolactic fermentation to maintain as much natural acidity as possible. Two years of cellar aging.
Definitely get the slate mentioned in the other review. Beyond is just a hint of something tart and lightly acidic. Nice finish that starts spicy but gets mellower. Would guess needs a bit of food to really be tantalizing.
Slatey and a little dry, with pepper notes.
Wine Advocate(2005 Vintage) "Trimbach's 'classic' 2005 Gewurztraminer offers a model of restraint and refreshment that I can only wish more growers would emulate. Smelling of smoked meats, celery seed and sea breeze, it is positively bracing even before it hits the palate, where a certain oily richness does not equate to heaviness nor preclude vivacity. Celery root, peach, and smoked meats dominate the finish of this truly ripe, dry-tasting, yet only 13.5% stylistic statement. The Trimbach family continues to render some of...
Wine Spectator(2001 Vintage) Rating: 88/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 09/30/04