Gewürztraminer

Gewürztraminer

Gewürztraminer is a high quality white grape which produces classic varietal wines in the Alsace region of France.

It is the second most widely planted grape in Alsace and the most widely planted in the Haut-Rhin where it is particularly well suited to the clay-rich soils found in the Vosges foothills. It is normally fermented dry and produces golden, medium to full-bodied wine with heady aromas of lychees, rose petals and white peaches.

It attains naturally high sugar levels far in excess of Riesling and this makes it ideal for sweet, late harvest wines. These can be unctuously sweet and luscious and the best can last for decades. Rieffel, Hugel and Zind Humbrecht consistently produce the finest Gewürztraminer wines in Alsace.

It is also planted in Germany (specifically in the Rheinpfalz and Baden regions), Austria, the Alto Adige in Italy and to a lesser extent in Australia, New Zealand and California. Gerwürz means spice in German, although this pink-skinned grape tends to produce exotically perfumed rather than spice laden wines.

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2010 Gewurztraminer, Sélection de Grains Nobles, Famille Hugel, Alsace
White
2010
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Full Bodied
Luscious
12.0% Alcohol
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2015 Gewurztraminer, Clos Windsbuhl, Domaine Zind-Humbrecht, Alsace
White
2015
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Full Bodied
Luscious
13.0% Alcohol
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2014 Gewurztraminer, Hugel
White
2014
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Full Bodied
Luscious
13.0% Alcohol
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2007 Gewurztraminer GC Hengst, Selection de Grains Nobles, Zind Humbrecht
White
2007
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Full Bodied
Luscious
10.5% Alcohol
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2008 Gewurztraminer, Heimbourg, Domaine Zind-Humbrecht, Alsace
White
2008
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Full Bodied
Medium Dry
14.0% Alcohol
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2007 Gewurztraminer, Clos Windsbuhl, Domaine Zind-Humbrecht, Alsace
White
2007
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Full Bodied
Luscious
12.5% Alcohol
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2010 Gewurztraminer, Hengst, Grand Cru, Domaine Zind-Humbrecht, Alsace
White
2010
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Full Bodied
Medium Dry
14.0% Alcohol
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2010 Gewurztraminer, Clos Saint Urbain, Rangen de Thann, Grand Cru, Domaine Zind-Humbrecht, Alsace
White
2010
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Full Bodied
Medium Dry
14.5% Alcohol
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2006 Gewurztraminer, Clos Windsbuhl, Domaine Zind-Humbrecht, Alsace
White
2006
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Full Bodied
Off Dry
14.5% Alcohol
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2016 Gewürztraminer, Furstentum, Grand Cru, Domaine Weinbach, Alsace
White
2016
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Full Bodied
Medium Dry
13.5% Alcohol
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2015 Gewurztraminer, Cuvée des Seigneurs de Ribeaupierre, Trimbach, Alsace
White
2015
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Full Bodied
Dry
14.5% Alcohol
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2012 Gewurztraminer, Clos Saint Urbain, Rangen de Thann, Grand Cru, Domaine Zind-Humbrecht, Alsace
White
2012
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Full Bodied
Sweet
14.5% Alcohol
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