Wednesday, May 15, 2024

E. Traber Alsace

Stunning Alsatian Values!

2021 E. Traber Alsace Riesling...$19.99
The E.Traber Riesling shows a shiny lemon yellow with shimmering gold-green reflections in the glass. Aromas of lemon, grapefruit, apricot, peach and wet stone seduce our nose. The E.Traber Riesling fills the mouth with power and structure. Stone fruits paired with a lively acidity and gentle petroleum aromas conquer our palate. The mineral flint note gives the Riesling another detail of spice. The E.Traber Riesling promises a storage potential of 10 years, but is also wonderfully fresh, fruity and stimulating to drink now.

2020 E. Traber Alsace Gewurztraminer...$25.99
The E.Traber Gewürztraminer, Cave de Ribeauvillé shows a light lemon yellow with golden edges in the glass. Aromas of rose petals, white pepper, grapefruit, lemon zest and coriander fill our nose. In the mouth, the E.Traber Gewürztraminer surprises us with power and pleasant opulence. The typical Traminer aroma is also repeated on the palate with its quite feminine flower extracts.The long finish is sealed by the fresh and stimulating acidity, which is perfectly integrated and promises storage potential for up to 6 years.

2022 E. Traber Alsace Pinot Gris...$25.99
A fresh and pure Pinot Gris from Alsace all hand harvested. Mineral driven with limestone and has flavors of green apples and a lemon/lime accent. The wine has good acidity that is balanced out by the fruit and a touch of honey. Great wine for drinking now but will aged for years too.

2020 E. Traber Alsace Sylvaner...$19.99
Sylvaner is one of the lesser known grapes of Alsace, but a terrific grape. E. Traber's is surprisingly full bodied and fresh. It is bright with white flowers on the nose and flavors or pears, peaches and apricots. Finishes with a long mineral finish and crisp acidity making it a great food wine. Try it with grilled asparagus and a poached egg.

2020 E. Traber Alsace Pinot Noir...$24.99
Yes, red wine from Alsace
Intense spicy nose with dark berries and sour cherries. The palate is round and lush with flavors of cherry and a touch of cocoa. This is a medium bodied elegant Pinot Noir from Alsace that is perfect food wine. Very well made Pinot Noir! Most Alastian Pinot Noirs are made from high yielding grape vines and produce light simple wines, this one is made from low yields and more in the Burgundian style.

Great Sparkling wine from Alsace!
2020 E. Cremant Traber Alsace...$27.99
Pinot Blanc (50 %), Pinot Auxerrois (30 %), Pinot Gris (10 %), Chardonnay (10 %)
The E. Traber Crémant d'Alsace Brut is an elegant sparkling wine with a fine bubbles and a light, straw yellow color. On the nose it has aromas of green apples, citrus fruits and a light note of brioche. On the palate it is dry, but still fresh and fruity with a pleasant acidity and a long finish. This crémant is excellent as an aperitif and also goes well with seafood, fish dishes and light starters.

No comments: