Given some air by swirling, this white wine reveals a high viscosity, which is evident in church windows at the edge of the glass. This varietal French wine flatters wonderfully complex notes of star fruit, physalis, Gallia melon and pineapple in the glass. These are joined by hints of whole-nut chocolate, brown bread and walnut.
On the palate, the Pinot Gris Réserve Alsace AAC from F.E. Trimbach opens pleasantly aromatic, fruit-driven and balanced.Despite its dry taste, this white wine delights with a delicate melt and elegantly integrated residual sweetness. On the palate, the texture of this powerful white wine is wonderfully silky, melting and dense. Due to its present fruit acidity, the Pinot Gris Réserve Alsace AAC presents itself impressively fresh and lively on the palate. On the finish, this youthful white wine from the Alsace wine-growing region finally delights with considerable length. Again, hints of gooseberry and physalis show up. In the aftertaste, mineral notes of the soils dominated by marl and limestone are added.
Vinification of the Pinot Gris Réserve Alsace AAC from F.E. Trimbach
This wine clearly focuses on one grape variety, Pinot Grigio. For this exceptionally powerful single-varietal wine from F.E. Trimbach, only first-class grapes were used. In Alsace, the vines that produce the grapes for this wine grow on soils of limestone and marl. Pinot Gris Réserve Alsace AAC is an Old World wine in the best sense of the word, as this Frenchman breathes an extraordinary European charm that clearly underscores the success of Old World wines. The grapes for this white wine from France are harvested, at the time of optimal ripeness, exclusively by hand. After the harvest, the grapes are immediately taken to the press house. Here they are selected and carefully broken up. Fermentation then takes place in stainless steel tanks at controlled temperatures. Fermentation is followed by aging on the fine lees for several months before the wine is finally bottled.
Food recommendation for the Pinot Gris Réserve Alsace AAC from F.E. Trimbach
Experience this white wine from France best moderately chilled at 11 - 13°C as a companion to coconut-kefir cream, onion tart with thyme or fruity endive salad.
Awards for the Pinot Gris Réserve Alsace AAC from F.E. Trimbach
This wine from Alsace does not only inspire us, no also well-known wine evaluators already distinguished it. Among the ratings are for the 2017 vintage
- Wine Spectator - 90 points
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