Antonia’s Recommended Wine Of The Month – June / July
Trimbach Grand Cru Riesling
Geisberg: OFF-DRY Lemon, lime, grapefruit, green apple, pear, herbal, flint, minerality ripe stone fruit. This wine has unequalled fruitiness, finesse and elegance.
Schlossberg: DRY. Apple, pear, melon, apricot, peach, grapefruit, petrol, minerality. Aging in old oak barrels offers nutty, smoke and hay like aromas.
These wines have been produced by Trimbach, a winery focused on producing top quality, sustainable wines. Both these wines have the typical Alsation high acidity and steely minerality. They are considered to be among some of the best wines in the world.
Geisberg has a potential aging of 10 to 30 years and is made in extremely limited production, it received 94/100 from Wine Spectator magazine.
Schlossberg is more delicate and drier but remains full bodied and is considered outstanding, receiving 92/100 from Wine Spectator magazine.
Trimbach prize themselves for being a winery passionate about producing wines to enhance the gastronomical experience. These wines are loved by Sommeliers world-wide. Both would pair beautifully with white meat, fish or oriental cuisine.
Trimbach has been in production since 1626. The long rich history of the vineyard has been passed down through the generations. Now on the 13th Generation, sustainability has come to be a main focus to reserve the legacy for future generations.