Trimbach Clos Ste. Hune 1997

Riesling from Alsace, France

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Item No. 80899
  • white wine
  • collectible wine
Ratings Pedigree:
  • 2005
  • WS94
  • RP94
  • W&S92
  • 2004
  • ST95
  • RP94
  • 2002
  • ST93
  • 2001
  • WS94
  • ST94
  • 1996
  • WS96
  • ST95
  • 1995
  • RP94
  • ST93
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Winemaker's Notes

Rated by many judges as the greatest Alsace Riesling of all, Clos Sainte Hune comes from an exceptional, 1.3 hectare plot near Hunawih. Dry yet succulent, of phenomenal complexity, this wine develops an extra-ordinary aftertaste of minerals after a few years in bottle. Of great longevity and very rare (production rarely exceeds 7000 bottles), Clos Sainte Hune takes at least seven years to reach its peak.

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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 Riesling

Riesling (REEZ-leeng) The Riesling grape is happiest in a cooler climate, one that fosters its slow and steady ripening. Often assumed to be the producer of only sweet wines, Riesling is a fascinating grape of many faces. From bone dry to lusciously sweet, this variety is delicious at any sugar level with its intense aromas and steely acidity. Most popular in...

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