Sunday, August 31, 2014

Trimbach Riesling Cuvee Frederic Emile 2005

Date of Tasting: 27 June 2014
Wine Type: White
Grape Varieties: 100% Riesling
Alcohol: 13%
Origin: Alsace, France
Appellation: Alsace Controlee
Expect to Pay: ~ THB1,800
Chubby Score: 93/100
Value for money: 8/10
Professional Rating: WA - 93/100, WS - 90/100, ST - 94/100, JR - 17.5/20, CT - 91/100

Appearance: pale straw yellow
Aroma: peach, apricot, green apple, white flowers, powerful nose, and sea breeze
Palate: vibrant and energetic mouth feeling. stony clean and fresh with ripe acidity of citrus. juicy and zesty. medium on the body with long and dry finish.

Pretty nice riesling indeed which is enjoyable now and a decade to go. I had this with dry style riesling with mild Chinese food and it seemed to play its role well. At this price tag and the given satisfaction, I personally would not mind at all to stock up more. Fine personality indeed.

Score Explanation
95+ = classic and extraordinary
90+ = outstanding in its class
85+ = recommended wine with some degree of enjoyment
80+ = drinkable occasionally

WA = Wine Advocate
AG = Antonio Galloni
WS = Wine Spectator
WE = Wine Enthusiast
JR = Jancis Robinson
DC = Decanter
JS = James Suckling
BH = Burghound
FS = Falstaff Magazine
ST = Stephen Tanzer
CT = Cellar Tracker Average Score

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