Pinot Gris Vendanges Tardives 2008 Trimbach

€ 35,95 (ex Vat)
43,50 (in Vat)
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Classification NV
Type White
Brand Trimbach
Vintage 2008
Country France
Region Alsace
Volume 0,75
Condition Perfect
Label Perfect
Drinkable -2038
Stock 3

Professional reviews

Parker (93)

The 2008 Pinot Gris Vendange Tardive is, at 60 grams residual sugar, unabashedly and for a Trimbach V.T. surprisingly sweet. But then, it had already reached 13.7% alcohol. A remarkable nose – vegetarians beware! – suggests smoked pork, sauteed veal sweetbreads, and truffle-studded foie gras, and the palate is just as sinfully rich as the nose implies, encompassing as well a honeyed intensity of quince and mirabelle preserves; white Burgundy-like toasted brioche; and hints of brown spices. This is a meal unto itself, and for all of its amplitude reveals a sense of buoyancy. But it will take many years for the sense of sweetness to significantly back-off. One could certainly plan on following this for a quarter century.

Winespectator / James Suckling (92)

A mouthwatering version framed by vivid acidity, this offers a finely knit weave of apricot preserves, candied orange zest, clover honey, biscotti and ground spice. Features a well-cut finish, with more spice and smoke notes.

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