Gewurztraminer

An aromatic variety of German origin, Gewurztraminer is full, fruity and crisp. It can range from dry to sweet. When left for late harvest, it is rich and complex, making an excellent dessert wine.

Pronounced

(guh-VERTZ-tra-meen-er)

Appearance

Straw yellow to yellow-gold

Body Style

Medium to full-bodied

Flavors

Floral, honeysuckle, peaches, apricots, grapefruit, gingerbread, vanilla, smoke, minerals, clove, nutmeg and allspice

Major Source

California, France (Alsace region), and Germany

Food Matches

  • Asian
  • Muenster
  • Ham
  • Pork

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