Trimbach, Riesling Réserve 750ml 2017France, Alsace
'A lovely nose of petrol and white pepper leads to flavors of apricot, star anise, lemon peel and herb in this elegant, light-bodied white, defined by finely cut, steely acidity. Offers a long, mouthwatering finish. Drink now through 2030.' – Alison Napjus, Wine Spectator, 93/100
'Luminous straw-green. Mint and melon on the deep, refined nose. Fresh and lively in the mouth, hints of celery and chamomile complicating ripe pomaceous orchard fruit flavors. The acidity is well integrated, and the long finish is focused and energetic. There’s a great deal more depth here than in Trimbach’s 2017 entry-level Riesling. This is an outstanding Alsace Riesling that is the equivalent of many Riesling Grand Cru wines made by other producers.' – Ian D'Agata, Vinous, 92/100
About Domaine Trimbach:
One of the most exciting wine estates in the Alsace region is Domaine Trimbach. Founded in 1626, thirteen generations of the Trimbach family have promoted Alsace and its history through the centuries. Located in the heart of Ribeauvillé near Colmar, the vineyard is composed of a rich, mosaic soils including limestone, sandstone, marl and clay to name a few. These natural assets provide the perfect conditions for an array of aromatic grape varieties.
Trimbach wines acquired true international acclaim in 1898 when Frédéric Emile Trimbach received the highest distinction at the International Wine Fair in Brussels. Today, the estate exports more than 85% of its wines and they are much sought-after by connoisseurs around the world.
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