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Community Tasting Notes (4) Avg Score: 95 points

  • med Gold color; restrained nose suggestion of botrytis but not strong;
    not a typical Riesling character, still young?;very weighty on the palate for riesling- more burgundy "montrachet -like", hazel nut, ripe pear flavors, no sweetness noticeable; an amazing "food" wine not for aperitif
    drinking. With a mostly dry but very long finish it gives no hint of it's age-- could last another 20 yrs at this rate.

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  • Forewarned by others notes, attempted cork removal very carefully, but cork still started to slip down the neck. Managed to retrieve in one piece. No faults here either.

    Still a pale gold thanks to 20+ years in a very cold cellar and classic St Hune nose (Kerosene to me rather than petrol). Full bodied, mineral driven with perfect balance of fruit and acid. Just a superb St. Hune from what was, for others, an average vintage. This is in its prime, but with perfect storage, still see years ahead of it.

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  • From the list at Tate Britian
    Bright Indian gold.
    Very full bodied, rich, dense.
    Cork fell in on opening but no signs of faults.
    Intense nose of fresh grease (not petrol) and white flowers.
    Very thick mouthfeel, a slatey backbone with underlying acid proping up the back.
    Intensifies with food and an hour in a decanter, perfect balance of fruit, smoked pork, kerosene and acid.
    60 second+ finish.

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  • Tasted at the 'Third Thursday' tasting group tasting at my house. As soon as I touched the cork to open it, it fell down into the bottle. I poured the wine into a different bottle, but it was hopelessly oxidized. It wasn't vile, but there just wasn't much there. It tasted like a flavorless Sherry. Disappointing, but what can you do? I bought this at auction along with the 1983. Hopefully that one will be better.

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  • By Lyle Fass
    1/18/2006, (See more on Rockss and Fruit...)

    (Trimbach Riesling Clos St. Hune) Why does this wine leave me in awe every time I drink it? Just stunning. Sick nose of petrol, honey and minerals. Palate had huge sap and intensity along with great Riesling richness. Just stained your palate and stuck with you. Like 8-dimensional in the mouth but oh . . . so elegant. Genius wine and the best Riesling in the world. The finish lasted forever.

Vintage Tastings

  • By John Kapon
    Clos Ste. Hune Vertical at Tse Yang, Dinner in Vegas and a 2002 Blind Aussie Recap, 11/7/2005 94A? points

    (Trimbach Riesling Clos Ste. Hune) This was pronounced to be Jim's Thanksgiving wine, as he thought it would go great with such a feast. The nose was quite sexy with a candy corn edge, sweet and musky, but again I thought there might be a touch of oxidative influences here. The palate was rich and nutty, and candy corn carried over to the flavors, along with a nutty finish. If not affected, the 1985 is on a faster maturity track

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