Gewürztraminer

Gewürztraminer (aka. Traminer, Traminer Musque)

Gewürztraminer’s direct and obvious charm has made it a popular varietal in almost every corner of the wine world. Excellent examples of ‘New World’ Gewürztraminer have emerged from British Columbia, Oregon, Washington State and in New Zealand, as well as from cooler microclimates in California and Australia. In Europe, distinct and interesting wines are Gewürztraminer based wines are produced in Austria, Germany, and northern Italy. The literal translation of the prefix (Gewürz) is ‘spice’, and its suffix (Traminer) refers to the Traminer grape, which was widely grown around the northern Italian town of Tramin until the 16th century. Although its origins are Italian, it is the ‘red’-skinned form of Traminer, known to the world as Gewürztraminer that have placed it on the world stage. The greatest Gewürztraminer vines are found along the slopes of the Vosgnes Mountains, in France’s Alsace region. Gewürztraminer bottled as a single Read more »

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  • Yarden Gewurztraminer 2013

    Snoothrank:

    not bad, a tad tart, but a better wine for Passover V/S the sweet wines that are the normal fare for the festival. Read More

    Wine review by Pickit4flavor


  • This time of the year is the celebration of the Jewish Holiday of Passover. ... ... Horseradish Sauce & Gewurztraminer An absolute must for any self-respecting Passover menu is Gefilte Fish, traditionally made with ground freshwater fish such as carp, boiled in fish stock and served usually cold, garnished with a slice of carrot and accompani... Read More

    From the article The Right Food and Wine for Passover


  • Anybody whose "best ever" wine is Cakebread, gets my immediate ... ... me talk about Riesling and Gewurztraminer for a moment.  Either one of these grapes can be used to produce wines that range from bone dry to almost syrupy sweet.  Typically, the American versions of these wines, mostly from California, New York, Oregon or Washington, have a... Read More

    Forum post in the topic Hello Snooth!


  • Thanks DVOGLER:I like the heavy reds too.  I tried the Gewurztraminer and it was pretty good.  For me sweet and luscious wines are more for desert.   Read More

    Forum post in the topic Hello Snooth!


  • I seem to like all wines.  The best I have ever had was Cakebread. ... ... Riesling and some say Gewurztraminer.  I know he likes the Barefoot Sweet Red, Beringer and Barefoot Pink and Red Moscato, and beringer moscato.I usually shop at Kroger but I have a local wine store that carries all types of wines.  I wander around in there for an hour ... Read More

    Forum post in the topic Hello Snooth!


  • Gundlach Bundschu Gewurztraminer Estate Vineyard 2012

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    I'm not a typical white wine drinker but I enjoy the dryness if this wine. The citrus flavors are refreshing yet not overpowering. Read More

    Wine review by BeautifulCalamity


  • Bedrock Wine Co. Compagni Portis Vineyard Sonoma Valley 2013

    Snoothrank:

    Clear pale yellow color. Very expressive nosetropical fruits along with orange blossom floral. Not nearly as assertive on the tip of the tongue. Im still getting the tropical fruit along with stone fruit, but it kinda sneaks up on you. An interesting mid-palate heaviness shows up and suddenly, these fruit flavors fade. Acid appears on the b... Read More

    Wine review by EMark


  • The research continues, Al.  The truth is its own ... this is a field blend of Gewurztraminer, Riesling, Trousseau Gris, Roter Veltliner, Chardonnay, Pinot Gris and [the ubiquitous] others.  Here's a fun wine.  Big floral/ fruity nose.  Interestinly, no big fruit assault on entry, but, yes, I'm definitely getting some combination of trropical a... Read More

    Forum post in the topic And now for something...


  • Things are going slow but steady in British Columbia.  The ... ... ... Cabernet Sauvignon, Gewurztraminer, Cabernet Franc, Syrah, Riesling and Suavignon Blanc,” she wrote. The numbers indicate not much has changed in B.C.'s top-grape numbers, save for the modest rise of pinot noir and cabernet franc. As for the white wines the region produces... Read More

    From the article BCFG Releases Vineyard Stats for 2014 Growing Season


  • Ste Chapelle Dry Gewurztraminer 2010

    Snoothrank:

    It is dry...exactly like i enjoy it, not overtly sweet, but a bit tart but in a pleasant way and good to the last drop. Read More

    Wine review by Pickit4flavor


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