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2006 Trimbach Gewurztraminer
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88 Points | International Wine Cellar , November/December 2008

(the only Trimbach gewurztraminer from this vintage) Medium gold-tinged yellow. Varietally pure and expressive aromas of spice and lichee. Spicy and dry, with decent density and no shortage of flavor intensity. Finishes with good spicy persistence. I preferred this for its flavor intensity to the Pinot Gris Reserve, which is an admirable effort for the year but finishes with a slightly dry edge.

89 Points | Wine Spectator
88 Points | Robert Parker's The Wine Advocate

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Alsatian Treat!
12/03/2009
by Kathy Brindle
Gewurztraminer is always my "go-to" wine for Thai food and this one did not disappoint! A lovely nose of spice, lychee and flowers. Perfect balance of flavors and acidity that made the spicy curries we tried all the more enjoyable.

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