Riesling Grand Cru Schlossberg
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About this winery
The Trimbach family has a long and storied history in Alsace. Growers since the 17th century the estate is now in the hands of its 12th generation, where brothers Pierre and Jean Trimbach run the day to day operations. Pierre has been responsible for the vineyards and winemaking since 1985 and Jean has served as Trimbach’s global Ambassador responsible for sales from that same year; tirelessly travelling the globe to promote both Trimbach and Alsatian wine as a whole. There is a plurality of...
In 2012, the Trimbach family acquired 1.6 hectares in this very well-reputed Grand Cru. They produced our first vintage in 2014 (released in 2017), in line with the pure and crystalline Rieslings typical of this year. This is the beginning of a collection of Riesling Grands Crus Trimbach, alongside the jewels of the estate, Frédéric Emile and Clos Ste Hune. The Schlossberg Grand Cru is a granitic terroir. Thannenkirch granite and migmatite granite (granite and gneiss) from Kaysersberg.
The wine is not oak-aged, and is vinified to complete dryness with no residual sugar. Bottling is done early to preserve freshness, and the wine rests in bottle in the cellar for several years before reaching the marketplace, ensuring the wine is both ready to drink upon release but also can be cellared.