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1

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)

2

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

3

Trimbach's Réserve Personnelle is sourced from the estate's exceptional holdings including what Grand Cru vineyard?

Osterberg

4

Name the village and producer of Clos des Capucins

Kayserberg

Domaine Weinbach

5

Name the village and producer of Clos de Faille

Wintzenheim

Albert Mann

6

Name the village and producer of Clos Häuserer

Wintzenheim

Zind-Humbrecht

7

Name the village and producer of Clos Himmelreich

Orschwihr

Lucien Albrecht

8

Name the village and producer of Clos Jebsal

Turkheim

Zind-Humbrecht

9

Name the village and producer of Clos Rebberg

Andlau

Marc Kreydenweiss

10

Name the village and producer of Clos des Récollets

Rouffach

Lucien Albrecht

11

Name the village and producer of Clos Ribeaupierre

Ribeauvillé

Jean Sipp

12

Name the village and producer of Clos Windsbuhl

Hunawihr

Zind-Humbrecht

13

Who makes Cuvée Particulière and from what Grand Cru vineyard is it from? Grape?

Emile Beyer
Pfersigberg
Riesling

14

Who makes Clos Ste Hune and from what vineyard is it from?

Trimbach
Rosacker

15

From what Grand Cru Vineyard is Clos St. Landelin sourced? Who makes it?

Vorbourg

René Muré

16

Clos Saint Urbain is produced by who and from what Grand Cru Vineyard? What three grapes are produced here?

Zind-Humbrecht

Rangen

Riesling, Gewurtztraminer, Pinot Gris

17

What is the predominant soil type of Clos Saint Urbain?

sedimentary volcanic soil

18

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?

Ernest Burn
Goldert Grand Cru
Gueberschwihr
"La Chapelle"

19

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?

Domaine Ostertag
Epfig

20

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
in Ribeauvillé

Clay & Limestone over Sandstone

21

Which of Trimbach's legendary wines is also made in Vendanges Tardives style?

Cuvée Frederic Emile

22

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.

23

What are Trimbach's two Grand Cru bottlings? When were their first vintages?

Geisberg (2009)
Schlossberg (2014)

24

Clos St. Urbain is produced by whom, from what Grand Cru, what kind of soil?

Zind-Humbrecht
Rangen de Thann Grand Cru
Sedimentary volcanic soil

25

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?

Zind-Humbrecht.

Wines from here are known for their intense aromatics which come from a longer growing season due to the high altitude of the vineyard.

Hunawihr

Though not a grand cru itself It's only a few hundred meters from Clos Ste. Hune (Rosacker)

26

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?

Zind-Humbrecht

Beneath the Hengst Grand Cru

Riesling

Known to retain brilliant acidity even in warm vintages

27

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)

28

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.

29

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

30

What does Trie Spéciale indicate on a bottle of Zind-Hubrecht?

That the wine is SGN and the concentration of botrytis was extremely high. Wines are often very low in alcohol (often less than 6%) and extremely high in RS (usually greater than 300g/L)