Flashcards in Alsace Producers Deck (50)
Trimbach makes three signature wines other than Clos Ste Hune from Riesling, Pinot Gris, and Gewürztraminer in exceptional years. What are the names of these wines?
Cuvée Frederic Emile (Riesling)
Réserve Personnelle (Pinot Gris)
Cuvée des Seigneurs de Ribeaupierre (Gewurztraminer)
Trimbach's Cuvée Frederic Emilie is made from fruit sourced from what two grand cru vineyards? What village are they both located in?
Geisberg and Osterberg
Located in Ribeauvillé
Trimbach's Réserve Personnelle is sourced from the estate's exceptional holdings including what Grand Cru vineyard?
Name the village and producer of Clos des Capucins
Name the village and producer of Clos de Faille
Name the village and producer of Clos Häuserer
Name the village and producer of Clos Himmelreich
Name the village and producer of Clos Jebsal
Name the village and producer of Clos Rebberg
Name the village and producer of Clos des Récollets
Name the village and producer of Clos Ribeaupierre
Name the village and producer of Clos Windsbuhl
Who makes Cuvée Particulière and from what Grand Cru vineyard is it from? Grape?
Who makes Clos Ste Hune and from what vineyard is it from?
From what Grand Cru Vineyard is Clos St. Landelin sourced? Who makes it?
Clos Saint Urbain is produced by who and from what Grand Cru Vineyard? What three grapes are produced here?
Riesling, Gewurtztraminer, Pinot Gris
What is the predominant soil type of Clos Saint Urbain?
sedimentary volcanic soil
Who makes Clos St Imer, what Grand Cru vineyards does it come from, and what village? The best wines from this Clos carry what additional name?
Goldert Grand Cru
Fronholz is not a Grand Cru vineyards but is notable for its high quality Riesling. Who makes the best wine from here and from the slopes surrounding what town?
Cuvée Frederic Emilie is sourced from what two Grands Crus? What village? What's the soil type for both known for giving the wines their intense minerality?
Gleisberg & Osterberg
Clay & Limestone over Sandstone
Which of Trimbach's legendary wines is also made in Vendanges Tardives style?
Cuvée Frederic Emile
Trimbach makes SGN wines from which three grapes? Which is the most common? Which is the rarest?
Gewurtztraminer and Pinot Gris
Riesling is the rarest.
What are Trimbach's two Grand Cru bottlings? When were their first vintages?
Clos St. Urbain is produced by whom, from what Grand Cru, what kind of soil?
Rangen de Thann Grand Cru
Sedimentary volcanic soil
Who produces Clos Windsbuhl? What are the wines from this vineyard known for and why? What village are they located in and what famous vineyard is it only a few hundred meters from?
Wines from here are known for their intense aromatics which come from a longer growing season due to the high altitude of the vineyard.
Though not a grand cru itself It's only a few hundred meters from Clos Ste. Hune (Rosacker)
Who makes Clos Hauserer and beneath what Grand Cru vineyard is it located? What is the main grape planted here? What kind of vintages is it known to excel in?
Beneath the Hengst Grand Cru
Known to retain brilliant acidity even in warm vintages
What are Zind-Humbrechts 4 vineyard holdings in Turkheim and the main grapes associated with each?
Brand Grand Cru (Riesling)
Heimbourg (Pinot Gris, Gewurz, Riesling)
Clos Jebsal (Pinot Gris)
Herrenweg (All varieties)
Heimbourg is known for producing what style of wines and why?
Rich, opulent, and spicy wines sometimes with botrytis due to its aspect that sees significant evening sunlight.
Clos Jebsal is located beneath what Grand Cru vineyard? What direction does it face? How does this location affect its climate and what style is the vineyard most notable for?
Beneath the Brand Grand Cru facing due south
The hill Brand blocks the Northern winds providing a warmer mesoclimate.
This vineyard is most notable for late-harvest wines. Each vintage from 1989 onward has either been late harvest, Vendange Tardive, or SGN