Gewurztraminer

Gewürztraminer is an aromatic wine grape variety, used in white wines, and performs best in cooler climates. It is sometimes referred to colloquially as Gewürz, and in French it is written Gewurztraminer (without the umlaut). Gewürztraminer is a variety with a pink to red skin colour, which makes it a "white wine grape" as opposed to the blue to black-skinned varieties commonly referred to as "red wine grapes". The variety has high natural sugar and the wines are white and usually off-dry, with a flamboyant bouquet of lychees. Indeed, Gewürztraminer and lychees share the same aroma compounds. Dry Gewürztraminers may also have aromas of roses, passion fruit and floral notes. It is not uncommon to notice some spritz (fine bubbles on the inside of the glass).

Gewürztraminer's sweetness may offset the spice in Asian cuisine. It goes well with Hirtenkäse, Münster cheese, and fleshy, fatty (oily) wild game. Smoked salmon is a particularly good match.


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Joseph Swan 2014 Saralee Vineyard Russian River Valley

Joseph Swan 2014 Saralee Vineyard Russian River Valley

Joseph Swan 2014 Saralee Vineyard Russian River Valley   This is a lovely, lilting and light version of the variety, so rarely found in this appellation. Highly aromatic in white flowers and even a whiff of roses, it dances on the palate, the acidity tight and able to lift the texture to new heights of flavor and freshness. It shows best with food, preferably spicy.
$19.99


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Philo Ridge 2014 Gewurztraminer "Ferrington" Anderson Valley

Philo Ridge 2014 Gewurztraminer "Ferrington" Anderson Valley

Philo Ridge 2014 Gewurztraminer "Ferrington" Anderson Valley, Mendocino This fruit forward, dry Gewurztraminer will transport you to a field of aromatic wild flowers. Close your eyes and taste flavors of fresh pineapple and mango. 
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