Gewürztraminer


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Treasured for its intense floral aromas, Gewürztraminer has thrived for centuries around Germany. Quality examples are ageworthy, but most are best enjoyed in their youth to preserve acidity.

Primary Flavors

  • Lychee
  • Rose
  • Grapefruit
  • Tangerine
  • Ginger

Taste Profile

Off-dry

Medium Body

None Tannins

Low Acidity

13.5–15% ABV

Handling


  • SERVE
    38–45°F / 3-7°C

  • GLASS TYPE
    White

  • DECANT
    No

  • CELLAR
    3–5 Years

Food Pairing

The sweet floral aromatics and ginger-like spice paired with its fuller body make Gewürztraminer a great partner to Indian and Moroccan Cuisine.

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About Madeline Puckette

James Beard Award-winning author and Wine Communicator of the Year. I co-founded Wine Folly to help people learn about wine. @WineFolly