Name of varietal: Gewürztraminer
Common synonyms: Traminer Musque, Traminer Parfume, Traminer Aromatique, Roter Traminer, Traminer Rose, Traminer Rosso, Termener Aromatico 
Parentage of the grape: Traminer, possibly Muscat
History of the grape: Evidence of the parent Traminer grape can be traced back to the Middle Ages, in the Tyrollean Alps in Alto Adige, where Italy is closest to Germany. Traminer isn’t known for having much of its own flare, but it does like to mutate, and it eventually became the perfumed clone we all know and most of us love. France and Italy began calling the grape by many of the above synonyms, but it wasn’t until the late 19th century that Alsatians started to call it Gewürztraminer (“gewürz” means spicy and/or perfumed) and not until 1973 that the name became official. 
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  • Znovin Znojmo Tramín Cervený Traminer Gewurztraminer Blanc NV


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    Wine review by alanb1108

  • André Scherer Gewürtztraminer 2011


    Clear and transparent, straw yellow, very consistent at sight.Honey and flowery aromas, very intense.Slightly acid, but equilibrate. Read More

    Wine review by redpoz

  • Domaine Marcel Deiss Gewurtztraminer Vin d'Alsace 2007


    A tad sweet. Starting to develop that nice gasoline type smell which I love on those aged Alsatian Rieslings. Good body, nice and full. Maybe this one could use a few more years? I went back to this one after two days of being open in the fridge and it was showing way better. Make sure you don't over-chill this one. Read More

    Wine review by ergodos

  • Gewurtztraminer Vin d'Alsace 2010


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    Wine review by lacivita

  • I used to spend a LOT of time on snooth, but a job assignment took me away for awhile.  I am seeing some new faces, and some old.  As one who is catching up, I would like to hear from some new people here.   I think/hope we all share not only a love for wine, but a desire to share our experience.  Welcome, new Snoothers! Read More

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  •  When people find out I am a sommelier they often ask what my favourite ... I take a bottle of Alsace Gewurtztraminer, it’s distinctive, rich, opulent, exotic flavours transport me back to the marquee in the middle of a field, on a beautiful summers day, surrounded by all my favourite people, drinking wine with my Dad and I can’t help but feel... Read More

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  • Chateau Grand Traverse 40 Gewürztraminer Edelzwickr 2004


    Decent gewurtztraminer. I preferred Brys estate though when trying them at the vineyards. Read More

    Wine review by calywa

  • Carpene Malvolti Gewurtztraminer


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    Wine review by CageyT

  • It's that time of year. Beer is probably the best bet, but I'm wondering what wine others like to drink with Carolina-style pulled pork and/or ribs. Read More

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  • Gewurtztraminer Vin d'Alsace 2010


    very very very bad. the worst white wine i never tasted millesime 2011 Read More

    Wine review by monkeypatr

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