Trimbach Riesling Cuvee Frederic Emile 2011 Rated 94JS

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James Suckling Review
Rated 94
For a seven-year-old dry white, this has great vitality. The more air it gets, the more candied-citrus, pear and dried-herb aromas emerge. Although the wine's frame is on the sleek side, there's serious concentration. The finish is very long with a cascade of herbal and mineral notes. Drink or hold.

Wine Advocate Review
Rated 93
Trimbach's 2011 Riesling Cuvee Frederic Emile leads with a fascinating nose mingling quinine and smoky black tea with the more usual lime, white peach and crushed chalk. Silken-textured and generously juicy, with hauntingly bittersweet inner-mouth floral perfume, it opens-up in an infectiously juicy manner one seldom expects from youthful exemplars of this cuvee, thus drinking-well before one is able to purchase it! (But at least you can safely count on savoring it in its elegant prime through at least 2025.) Lentil sprout, peach kernel, and almond oil add to the diversity of flavors already intimated on the nose in a superbly sustained, bell-clear and invigorating as well as surprisingly and delightfully buoyant finish.

Wine Tasting Notes
Bright, medium-gold with aromas of sweet nectarine, apricot, pineapple and candied peaches. Full-bodied with intensity, depth and beautiful mineral flavor. Rich, ripe acidity on the palate. Extraordinary balance between fruit and acidity with superb length.

Alcohol 13%
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  • 5
    Probably the best Riesling on this Planet!

    Posted by Christophe on 27th Nov 2017

    Wow! I knew this wine is considered to be a benchmark in the Riesling world and the first sip convinced me why. it is the perfect combination of powerful aromatics (petrol, seaweed,litchi,cumin) and salty/acidic sensory experience. This Riesling is very dry

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