GRAPE VARIETY: Gewürztraminer
VINEYARD LOCATION: The hills of Kurtatsch
CHARACTERISTICS: An unmistakably full-bodied, spicy white wine.
COLOR: Straw yellow to golden yellow
RECOMMENDED PAIRINGS: With lobster, crab, and Asian cuisine; also suitable as an aperitif and at dessert.
SERVING TEMPERATURE: 11-12° C. (52-54° F.)
ABOUT THE WINE: the thirteenth century up to the early Modern Era, "Traminer" was the best known wine what is now South Tyrol. Over the course of centuries, the vines their village of origin, Tramin, have spread all over the entire world and are now known as Gewürztraminer. On the hills above Kurtatsch with a southern exposure, the highly aromatic Gewürztraminer has found its ideal habitat: chalky and clay soils! This is where a fullbodied wine is born with a powerful backbone and a highly concentrated, weighty aroma. A prominent mineral vein lends a lasting freshness to the almost oily body that is scented with roses, magnolias, and lychees.
Allergic-Info: This wine can contain sulfites
Alcoholic content: 10.50 %
A little milder spicy than the "Kaminwurze", epicures estimate above all the slightly sweetish taste.
A fine, intense aroma supported by a full but at the same time, harmonious body are characteristics of this grape varietal. "Nouvelle cuisine" offers many more opportunities to enhance the characteristics of this wine, or we suggest the Gewürztraminer with spicy Asian food.
This is a highly individual wine and a copybook Gewürztraminer: full, bright straw yellow, concentrated with a strong aromatic character reminiscent of dried flowers and rose petals which develops and intensifies in the glass. Full-bodied, luscious but dry on the palate, the opulence cut by vibrant, firm acidity.