Fine white grape producing characteristically full-flavored "spicey" wines; native to the Alsace region and important in Germany, central Europe and California.
(geh- vurtz-tra- mee-ner) a pink grape variety used to make a distinctively spicy-flavor white wine.
(geh-vairtz'-tra-mee'-ner) One of the great white wine grapes of the world, often overlooked in the US. The name means "spicy" traminer (traminer being a related type of grape). The pungent aroma of the grape can be delightful, and because of the name of the grape, the nose is referred to as "spice." The use of the word "spice" without qualification, there are many types of spice, is reserved for discussions of Gewurztraminer. Often made in a sweet style, except in Alsace, France, where they make wines rich and full, rather than sweet.
("geh-verts-tram-in-er"). A clone of the parent Traminer varietal. Widely grown, and one of the mainstay grapes for which the Alsace is famous, the popular Gewurztraminer produces white wines with a strong floral aroma and lychee nut like flavor. It is often regarded as somewhat similar in style to the Johannisberg Riesling - (below) - when vinified as slightly sweet yet tart. Occasionally it is made into a "botrytized" late harvest dessert style wine. Does well in the cooler coastal regions of Western U.S., Australia and New Zealand.
This grape is made in a range of styles in California from dry and light to very sweet, complex dessert styles. Elsewhere in the world, Gewurztraminer makes some of the finest wines from the Alsace region of France.
Gewurztraminer is a white wine that produces distinctive wines rich in spicy aromas and full flavors, ranging from dry to sweet. This varietal is a popular choice for Asian cuisines and pork-based sausages.
Spicy variant of the Traminer grape, now quite successful in France's Alsace, Alto Adige of Italy, and cooler climates of California. Makes a spicy white wine.
("geh-verts-tram-in-er"): A "noble grape" from Alsace France produces spicy aromatic wines reminiscent of wildflowers and exotic spices. Produces a suprisingly dry wine. This grape does well in the cool coastal regions of Western U.S., Australia and New Zealand.
An excellent white-wine grape that is grown in Germany and California. It is pink and yields a spicy, heavily perfumed, soft wine. "Gewurz" means "spice" in German.
(geh-vairtz-ta-mee-ner) - A white wine variety that traces its origins to the Alps of northern Italy. The grape has one of the most exotic and flamboyant personalities of the wine world.
White grape juice combined with lemon juice.
An excellent and unusual grape that produces distinctive white wines with pungent, perfumed aroma and a rich, even oily texture. The grape is usually associated with Alsace, but it is also cultivated with some success in Germany. Austria and northern Italy. More recently it was introduced to California where it is generally used to produce sweeter wines with a hint of spice, that offset the natural bitterness of the grape.