Trimbach Riesling

Trimbach Riesling, Alsace, FR 2013

Union Square Wine, $14.99

https://www.unionsquarewines.com

 

Sight

  • Clarity: Clear
  • Brightness: star bright
  • Color: Pale gold 
  • Rim: Pale Watery
  • Viscosity: Medium Minus

 

Nose

  • Intensity: Moderate Plus
  • Age: young
  • Fruit: Yellow apple, baked quince, lemon curd, pineapple, brown banana 
  • Floral: Honey suckle, white flower
  • Non Fruit: Cardamom, petrol, wax, botrytis (ginger, honey)
  • Earth: Wet Slate, pebbles 
  • Wood: None

 

Palate

  • Fruit: Apple, tart quince, lemon, underripe pineapple, 
  • Floral: White flower
  • Non Fruit: Wax, petrol, paraffin  
  • Earth: Granite, slate, chalk, white stone 
  • Wood: None

 

Structure

  • Sweetness: Dry
  • Body: Medium plus
  • Tannin: -
  • Acid: High
  • Alcohol: Medium plus

 

 

Pretty typical Alsace Riesling.

More baked on the nose and tart and fresh on the palate. 

Check out the link below for the typical flavor profile of the wine.