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The Trimbach family has a long and storied history in Alsace. Growers since the 17th century the estate is now in the hands of its 12th generation, where brothers Pierre and Jean Trimbach run the day to day operations. Pierre has been responsible for the vineyards and winemaking since 1985 and Jean has served as Trimbach’s global Ambassador responsible for sales from that same year; tirelessly travelling the globe to promote both Trimbach and Alsatian wine as a whole. There is a plurality of...
The marl-limestone-sandstone and fossil-flecked Muschelkalk composition of the soil, as well as the beautifully ripe grapes selected and harvested at the end of October lend this wine a remarkable personality: a dry and powerful Riesling, underlined by a mineral note and firm ripe acidity.
- 97 Points -
This is so open and sexy with blood orange, minerals, flint and stone. Full-bodied and tangy, plus sliced lemon, lime and white peach. Salty with limestone too. Amazing.See detailed press review
- 96 Points -
- #9 - TOP 100 Cellar Selection Wine for 2015 -
A benchmark for Alsace Riesling, Cuvée Frédéric Emile is released only as it approaches maturity, and this 2009 is just getting there now. With kerosene aromas and tight, intensely zesty and mineral flavors, it shows the Trimbach approach—that Riesling needs to be bone dry. It’s impressive now, but will be even better from 2016.See detailed press review
- 94 Points -
Jamie Goode, June 2016
Taut and focused showing lovely citrus pith and mineral notes. Very linear, combining fresh lemons with candied fruit and some lime zest. Has lovely acidity and drive, with great focus. Surprisingly fresh for such a warm year. - Jamie GoodeSee detailed press review