Maison Trimbach

Trimbach 'Cuvée Frédéric Emile' 2011, Alsace, France

£28

Hailing from a Grand Cru vineyard, this wine is only released with it is believed to be reaching maturity. The wine is rich, complex with fresh zesty lime, quince and tangerine, backed up by notes of fresh-cut herbs and tantalising hints of spicy cinnamon, all balanced by a backbone of zingy mineral acidity.

GRAPE

  • Riesling

WHAT IT GOES WITH

Shellfish and seafood, white meat, pork, spicy Asian cuisine

YEAR

2011

ABOUT THE VINEYARD

Maison Trimbach is fixture of Alsace, creating fine wines since the early 17th Century. The vineyard has remained in the family, ensuring that perfection and tradition is maintained, with the thirteenth generation now overseeing production. Ideally located between the Vosges mountain range, the vines are protected from excessive rainfall and damage from the Rhine River. The Trimbach family refuse to release a bottle of Reisling until it is ready to drink, ensuring quality.

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