Trimbach Gewurztraminer 2006

Gewurztraminer from Alsace, France

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Item No. 96111
Style: Fruity & Smooth

Wine Style Guide

Light & Crisp

Light to medium bodied wines that are high in acid and light to medium fruit. Typically no oak.

Fruity & Smooth

Light to medium bodied wines with lots of juicy fruit, typically medium acid and medium oak.

Rich & Creamy

Full bodied wines that have typically undergone malo-lactic fermentation and/or spent time in oak.

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Winemaker's Notes

Due to some grey rot, the bad botrytis, we have selectionned the grapes very carefully when they came to our press room, to avoid the mushroomy flavor which one can detect in numbers of 2006 Alsace wines produced by unskilled or undisciplined wine makers.

The result is a clean and well balanced 2006 Trimbach Gewurztraminer with all its classical fruit and flavors.

Its flavor reminds the lychee and some exotic fruits and it finished dry and spicy, perfectly in the Trimbach style.

Gewurztraminer should be drunk with spicy foods from all around the world; From Chinese cuisine to Indian curries, from sushies to fusion cuisine.It is the only wine able to stand up to spices. One should drink Gewurztraminer with strong cheeses as well, like Munster, Epoisse, or Livarot, as well as blue cheeses like Roquefort, Fourme d'Ambert and Stilton.

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Europhile - Sacramento, CA (read all my reviews)

Rating:
(9/29/2010)
I have yet to have a bottle from a bad vintage of this wine. This wine is great for its price range and is a fine example of its type. Love it.
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Rating:
(9/29/2010)
This is a great gewurtz, but I think I bought it in some Bay Area wine shops for closer to $15-16. Might have been an earlier vintage.
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Learn About Trimbach Map ItMap It

Maison Trimbach began in 1626 when Jean Trimbach settled in Riquewihr and established the family wine trade. Jean-Frederic Trimbach, born in 1811, was appointed Gourmet of Hunawihr, a position designed to protect the quality of wine exports. He transferred the Maison Trimbach business to Hunawihr, where he served as mayor for many years. Jean-Frederic and his son, Frederic-Emile...

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Learn About Alsace

Seventy miles long and two miles wide, Alsace is a beautiful, picturesque region situated along the border of France and Germany, nestled between the Voges Mountains and the Rhine River. These landmarks give Alsace an ideal climate for the white grapes that have become the mainstays of the region. Pinot Noir is also grown, with plantings of the grape increasing with consumer...

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Learn About Gewurztraminer

Gewurztraminer (Guh-WERTZ-trah-meen-ehr) Spice is Nice If you've ever smelled a lychee, you'll probably recognize a wine made from Gewurztraminer. Gewurz, the german term for spice, adequately describes the aromas and flavors that permeate wines made from the grape. Mostly grown in Alsace and Germany's Pfalz region, Gewurztraminer is not the easiest...

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