In their youth—and this is still young—the wines of Ernst Triebaumer show great freshness and almond flavors as much as the hugely rich sweetness and botrytis. There is some delicacy here, leaving a fresh, light taste in the mouth. But just watch this wine develop—over 10 years or more.
Roger Voss covers Bordeaux, Burgundy, Champagne, the Loire and South-West France as well as Portugal. His passion is matching food with wine, bringing the pleasures of the table to wine lovers. He has written six books on wine and food, and was previously national correspondent on wine for the London Daily Telegraph. He is based in the Bordeaux region.