“CLASSIC” GEWURZTRAMINER

Trimbach

APPELLATION

Alsace Gewürztraminer

GRAPE VARIETIES

100% Gewurztraminer

WINEMAKERS

Pierre Trimbach

TECHNICAL DATA

Alcohol
13.5%

2016

92POINTS

Wine Enthusiast
AUGUST 2018
2013

92POINTS

JamesSuckling.com
SEPTEMBER 2015
BACKGROUND

The Trimbach’s have a purist vision. For three centuries and across 13 generations, the family has produced wines that are structured, long-lived, fruity, elegant and balanced: the celebrated Trimbach style. The family personally looks after each operation, from planting to harvests and from vinification to bottling. The viticultural origin of the Trimbach family dates back to 1626, when Jean Trimbach, was recognized as a citizen of Riquewihr. From then on, the Trimbach’s were renowned for their wine-growing. Maison Trimbach’s vineyards are all situated around Ribeauville (Ribeauville, Hunawihr, Bergheim, Rorschwihr, Riquewihr and Mittlewihr). They benefit from the unique Alsatian microclimate, thanks to the Vosges Mountains protection, which preserves the plain from the rain. The vineyards were planted on the Ribeauville’s fault line that fractured 50 million years ago between the Vosges Mountain range and the Black Forest offering a mosaic of terroirs including the complex calcareous limestone and bio-degraded seashell fossils called “Muschelkalk”.

WINEMAKING & VINTAGE NOTES

Sourced from the Trimbach’s family’s own vineyards and from growers with whom the family has long-term relationships. Gewurztraminer is one of Trimbach’s most unique wines. The wine is fermented in temperature-controlled stainless steel and concrete vats. There is no secondary malolactic fermentation in order to maintain as much natural acidity as possible. The wines are released after two years of cellar ageing, when they have the perfect balance of fruit and acidity. The wines are released after two years of cellar ageing, when they have the perfect balance of fruit and acidity

TASTING NOTES

Bright pale gold with aromas of cinnamon, nutmeg, lychee and rose petals. Rich, intense, luscious and well balanced with a dry, spicy finish. Perfectly pairs with Asian and fusion cuisines as well as spicy entrees. Also an ideal wine to pair with strong cheeses.

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Trimbach Portfolio

CLOS STE. HUNE RIESLING
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GRAND CRU GEISBERG - VIGNOBLE DU COUVENT DE RIBEAUVILLÉ RIESLING
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GRAND CRU SCHLOSSBERG RIESLING
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“CUVÉE FRÉDÉRIC ÉMILE” RIESLING
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“RÉSERVE PERSONNELLE” PINOT GRIS
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“RÉSERVE PERSONNELLE” PINOT NOIR
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“CUVÉE DES SEIGNEURS DE RIBEAUPIERRE” GEWURZTRAMINER
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PINOT GRIS VENDANGES TARDIVES
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GEWURZTRAMINER VENDANGES TARDIVES
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GEWURZTRAMINER SÉLECTION DE GRAINS NOBLES “HORS CHOIX”
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PINOT GRIS SÉLECTION DE GRAINS NOBLES
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RIESLING “SÉLECTION DE VIEILLES VIGNES”
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“RÉSERVE” PINOT GRIS
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“RÉSERVE” PINOT NOIR
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“RÉSERVE” RIESLING
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“RÉSERVE - DRY” MUSCAT
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“CLASSIC” GEWURZTRAMINER
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“CLASSIC” PINOT BLANC
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KIRSCH “GRANDE RÉSERVE” CHERRY BRANDY
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POIRE WILLIAM “GRANDE RÉSERVE” WILLIAM PEAR BRANDY
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MIRABELLE “GRANDE RÉSERVE” PLUM BRANDY
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FRAMBOISE “GRANDE RÉSERVE” RASPBERRY BRANDY
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LIQUEUR DE FRAMBOISE, RASPBERRY LIQUEUR
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LIQUEUR DE POIRE, PEAR LIQUEUR
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