Nice spice, not too acidic. Nice - good with food. Lychee and tropical fruits. Acidity is a bit too low. Tasted at the winery.
The nose has faint rose petal and lychee notes, but it's the honeydew melon, ginger, and blood oranges that really stand out. Medium-to-full bodied and dry, the flavors are similar with loads of melon and ginger with just subtle rose petals in the background. At 13.9% ABV, this is a hefty wine for the region, but it's not heavy or disjointed. Thai food is the cliche pairing for gewurzt, but I actually think it works perfectly with this one.
The nose has faint rose petal and lychee notes, but it's the honeydew melon, ginger, and blood orange aromas that demand the most attention here.Medium-to-full bodied and dry, the flavors closely match the nose with loads of melon and ginger with rose petals in the background.At 13.9% ABV, this is a hefty wine for the region, but it's not heavy or disjointed.
External Reviews for Lamoreaux Landing Gewürztraminer Seneca Lake Estate
A perfect alternative to Riesling - try this Gewurztraminer from Lamoreaux Landing and be prepared to encounter bright melon, pear and citrus, with higher alcohol levels and a heftier body than most. You might also encounter subtle notes of ginger, spice and a bit of bright hay on the finish. Uniquely created to balance the best aspects of Riesling with heavier whites like Chardonnay - try with salad, appetizers or dessert.
A harmonious melody of tropical fruits with lychee nut, apricot and pineapple notes floating on a velvety mouthfeel. After a blink of peach in the end, the finish is long and well balanced. Fermented dry, it is a perfect match for Asian foods.
Smoky, spicy flavors dominate this dry gewurztraminer. A tailor-made fit for Chinese food and pork roast.
As famous as the Finger Lakes are for their Rieslings, I found the Gewurztraminers to be the highlights of my trip. This one has an astonishingly floral nose; it's silky-smooth on the palate with a clean, dry finish. A great food wine.
Lamoreaux Landing has a track record for producing some of the finest wines in the Finger Lakes Region. Their 1999 Gewürtztraminer could be their best wine to date. The wine opens with a complex nose of rose petals, pear, and cinnamon that leads to cantaloupe and apricot on the pallet, and a full finish showing lots of spice. Pair this fine wine with your favorite Oriental dish and enjoy!
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