Wine Varietal

Gewurztraminer
  • 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
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.