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The Wines of This Week's Tasting:

Trimbach - An Historic Icon Unveils a New Grand Cru
September 11, 2019

 

White

2017 Trimbach Pinot Blanc; Aroma: bright rather fresh, clean forward; Mouth: rounded light lemony, rather fleshy & ripe, juicy, clean bright acid, long; Very Good Plus 15.99; Mixed Case, 14.39; Case, 13.59

2017 Trimbach Riesling Classic;Aroma: light diesel rounded , rather fine rounded sweet rather intense, ; Mouth: clean racy firm, sweet fruit, juicy fine acid, tangy fine, clean, lemon oily; Very Good Plus 21.99; Mixed Case, 19.79; Case, 18.69

2011 Trimbach Riesling Cuvee Frederic Emile; Aroma: heady older, secondary notes, sift rather dense, , lovely,; Mouth: fleshy almost sweet rather soft, , bright, higher acid with softer notes, complex & forward, a sweet impression; Excellent89; Mixed Case, 80.1; Case, 75.65

2015 Trimbach Riesling Grand Cru Schlossberg 94; Mixed Case, 84.6; Case, 79.9

2015 Trimbach Pinot Gris Reserve Personnelle; Aroma: lean heady herbal rather clean, rather delicately fresh; Mouth: juicy clean bright acid lemony, rather dense, spicy acid, long; Very Good Plus48; Mixed Case, 43.2; Case, 40.8

2016 Trimbach Gewurztraminer Classic ; Aroma: heady   dense deep fruit, laden, , dark, low toned; Mouth: fleshy soft, nice edge, fine acid, lifted and  long; Very Good Plus22.99; Mixed Case, 20.69; Case, 19.54

2012 Trimbach Gewurztraminer Seigneurs de Ribeaupierre; Aroma: heady rather dense, blood orange, with nice herbal note herb, ; Mouth: dense fine acidity, rich texture but lighter in body with a fine acid line, rather elegant lively and complex; Excellent54; Mixed Case, 48.6; Case, 45.9

 

mix any 6- 11 above wines for 10% off

any 12 or more for 15% off

 

2013 Trimbach Riesling Clos St. Hune ranked with the finest white burgundies and bordeaux, will not be tasted, but offered at a special price  , normally $340,.   $275.00 Net

 

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