Riesling Clos Ste. Hune, Trimbach
Staff Pick

Riesling Clos Ste. Hune, Trimbach - 2015

Item # 29961 750mL

Clos Ste. Hune comes from a walled parcel within the Grand Cru Rosacker Vineyard, and this is unquestionably the finest Riesling in Alsace. This is from the outstanding vintage that can easily be aged for decades. Very elegant and refined with racy acidity.

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Staff Pick Notes

This is a wine that is on every wine professional's bucket list. I find it difficult to adequately describe how great this wine really is. It is everything you ever wanted in a bone-dry Riesling and all of those things at the exact right levels. Its concentrated minerality is tremendous, its acidity is right on point, and its finish seemingly lasts forever. Trimbach's Clos St. Hune truly is one of the world's greatest wines.

- CC

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Alsace

Located on the eastern border of France, on the west bank of the Upper Rhine, adjacent to Germany and Switzerland, Alsace represents the intersection of two wholly different wine cultures that have given birth to a third. Once part of the Holy Roman Empire, Alsace was gradually put under French sovereignty during the 17th Century and eventually made one of the provinces of France. Yet, as evidenced by the persistece of a dialect of Upper German in the region even today, Alsace's ties to Germany...

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Riesling

Though the trend is now in the other direction, for many years Riesling was known for producing wines with little alcohol and some residual sugar - too sweet for many modern wine drinkers. Though it's now cultivated worldwide, Riesling is nearly synonymous with German wine, and that country's winemakers have lately begun to produce some very exciting dry versions. They are careful to retain the delightful honeyed, flinty flavors that the best sweet Rieslings have always displayed. Alsace, of...

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