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2007 TRIMBACH Riesling Cuvée Frédéric Emile

TRIMBACH Riesling Cuvée Frédéric Emile 2007

  • Portfolio
  • Portfolio
  • Trialto
  • Product code
  • Product code
  • 819418
  • Format
  • Format
  • 6x750ml
  • Listing type
  • Listing type
  • Open
  • Status
  • Status
  • Unavailable
  • Country
  • Country
  • France
  • Regulated designation
  • Regulated designation
  • Appellation origine controlée (AOC)
  • Region
  • Region
  • Alsace
  • Appellation
  • Appellation
  • Alsace
  • Varietal(s)
  • Varietal(s)
  • Riesling
  • Color
  • Color
  • White
  • Closure type
  • Closure type
  • Cork
  • About this winery

    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...

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Press reviews

  • - 97 Points -

    September 2015

    Aromas of cooked pear, apple and white pineapple follow through to a full body with incredible dryness and a mineral finish. White pepper and oyster shell too. This is so serious and unforgiving yet a phenomenon. Owners say it is the driest Fred ever.

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  • - 95 Points -

    - Editors' Choice -

    March 2014

    This shows the riper fruit character of 2006—baked apricot and apple, with hints of guava and dried papaya—but considerably more acidity then is typical for the vintage, resulting in a finely cut, lively white. A minerally base adds stony smoke and spice notes, gaining momentum toward the lingering finish of chamomile and honeycomb. Drink now through 2026.

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  • - 93 Points -

    April 2010

    The Trimbach 2006 Riesling Cuvee Frederic Emile displays almost cinnamon-like as well as gingery sweet spicy pungency, a legacy of advanced ripeness and a touch of botrytis. Ripe strawberry, blood orange, and pink grapefruit add to the rather decadent allure here, following on an opulent palate, whose subtly oiliness of texture and honeyed cast give further testimony to noble rot. Yet for all of its far-gone, exotic ripeness, there is persistent refreshment here and a sense of lift rather than weight. A strikingly long, succulent finish is touched with quinine and citrus rind bitterness...

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  • - 93 Points -

    June 2015

    Austere, mineral nose. Fresh, vivid palate is dry and tight, yet doesn’t lack fruit. Excellent grip and long, stony finish.

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