Wine Gewurztraminer Selection de Grains Nobles AOC, 2001
Wine pale golden yellow color.
The wine has a rich, concentrated flavors with dominant notes of yellow fruit - apricots and peaches and spice nuances. Moderately viscous wine, but not heavy. Long spicy finish.
The wine has a fresh aroma with notes of dried pineapple, mango, orange marmalade, peach, apricot, cloves and caraway seed.
The wine is recommended to serve chilled to foie gras, fruits and a variety of desserts.
«Selection de Grains Nobles» - is a wine produced in special years, over the past 27 years they have produced a total of six times. Selection de Grains Nobles - sweet wines produced from selected berries, touched by botrytis cinerea - noble rot. It is going to overripe berries, most affected by botrytis.
Traminer, very rare grape variety was introduced in Alsace at the beginning of the XVI century - the earliest mention of the production of wine from this variety are in 1511. The first clones were derived already in 1870, and since that time winemakers in Alsace call this variety "Gewürztraminer", which means "sharp" Traminer. Wines made from it - rich, balanced and very fragrant. Depending on the vintage, the leading flavors in wines Gewurztraminer are notes of lychee, rose, geranium and ginger.
Not surprisingly, the wine Gewurztraminer Selekson de Gran Noble becomes a real gem of winemaking. For its production mold affected grapes harvested manually, and then the fermentation is carried out at 20 ° C in stainless steel. A short excerpt is done in neutral vessels, and in the spring the wine is bottled. Storage capacity of this wine from 15 to 20 years.
Trimbach - the most prestigious wine producer in Alsace. This farm has existed since 1626. Today the family business run by Hubert and Bernard Trimbahi actively participate in the affairs of the younger members of the family, Jean and Pierre. The main objective of winemakers believe preservation respectable image of the family business. In addition, the brothers want to raise the wine of Alsace on a hitherto unknown level. I must say that while they do an excellent job with their work - wine Trimbach often called the best of the best. So, in 2005 Riesling Cuvee Frederic Emile 2000 magazine The Wine Enthusiast was the best wine of the year.