While the origin of the grape is shrouded in the mystery of time, there is no denying that the name of Gewurz comes from the Alto Adige region of Italy where the grape continues to thrive producing wines that actually are rather modestly spicy in the paradigm of Gewurz.
One of the beautiful things about Gewurz is that wide range of styles the grape produces the world over. The classic traits of this spicy wine are wonderfully floral tones on the nose with notes of honeysuckle, honeycomb and lychee. On the palate, the wines can range from rather citrus to decidedly peachy, all in a lower acid, rather rich style that makes these wines a wonderful match for spicy and aromatic food.
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