43475
34 Ratings
Trimbach Gewurztraminer
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Wine Details

Vineyard

Trimbach

Style

White

Region

FranceAlsace

Winemaker's Notes

(From 2012 Vintage) 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.

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    * COLOR: deep straw yellow * AROMA: incredibly aromatic with notes of lychee, rose, ginger, and geranium * PALATE: dry and tangy with white peach, tangerine, and spice notes; good "snap" from the firm acidity with a modest, floral finish

    about 1 year
Expert Reviews
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  • Wine Advocate
    (From 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
    (From 2001 Vintage) Rating: 88/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 09/30/04