Gewürztraminer (aka. Traminer, Traminer Musque)

Gewürztraminer’s direct and obvious charm has made it a popular varietal in almost every corner of the wine world. Excellent examples of ‘New World’ Gewürztraminer have emerged from British Columbia, Oregon, Washington State and in New Zealand, as well as from cooler microclimates in California and Australia. In Europe, distinct and interesting wines are Gewürztraminer based wines are produced in Austria, Germany, and northern Italy. The literal translation of the prefix (Gewürz) is ‘spice’, and its suffix (Traminer) refers to the Traminer grape, which was widely grown around the northern Italian town of Tramin until the 16th century. Although its origins are Italian, it is the ‘red’-skinned form of Traminer, known to the world as Gewürztraminer that have placed it on the world stage. The greatest Gewürztraminer vines are found along the slopes of the Vosgnes Mountains, in France’s Alsace region. Gewürztraminer bottled as a single Read more »

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  • Love the cat in the wine picture fronting this thread.  A good, sturdy ... ... review for Mt. Boucherie Gewurztraminer).  I had wines of more noble pretentions to drink, but decided of late for fare I don't usually indulge in... notwithstanding that BC produces excellent Gewurz and very fine Riesling - if one discriminates wisely. Read More

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  • Mt. Boucherie Estate Winery Gewurztraminer 2017


    British Columbia makes fine Gewurztraminer - in either slightly off-dry (like this one) or drier versions reminiscent of Alsace. There is rose, orange peel and lychee nut on the nose - very pleasant fragrance. Entry is slightly oily, (viscous) with orange rind, lychee and bitters, with a medium to long citrus rind finish. One of the very best in... Read More

    Wine review by zufrieden

  • G&m Machmer Gewurzttramuner Spatlese Germany 2014


    absolutely wonderful, just like a good German wine should be Read More

    Wine review by Pickit4flavor

  • Montes Late Harvest Botrytised Grapes Gewurztraminer Valle de Curico 2011


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    Wine review by martins2002

  • Fetzer Vineyards Gewurztraminer Monterey 2016


    Fresh floral white grape and tea leaf aromas with fleshy peach notes and soft pear. On the palate theres bright acidity and a full palate of off-dry sweetness with more black tea leaf and lavender notes, peach apricot and a touch of lime towards the finish. Fresh, aromatic and juicy.89 pts Read More

    Wine review by Snooth Editorial

  • Gewurztraminer Alsace Biehler NV


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    Wine review by martins2002

  • Domaines Vinsmoselle Gewurztraminer Grand Premier Cru Moselle Luxembourgeoise 2016


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    Wine review by martins2002

  • Guessing that there aren't too many of us left here but I'll post this ... from Traminette which has Gewurztraminer as one of its parents. There's a touch of something floral on the nose as well as some stone fruit. In the mouth there's ripe peach, a touch of lemon pith, medium acidity, some mouth coating texture and a good bit of pepper.Yes, ... Read More

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  • Back in the 80’s Chateau Musar and its winemaker Gaston Hochar caused ... ... Sauvignon Blanc, and Gewurztraminer) and reds from varieties that include Cinsault, Carignan, Grenache, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and Petit Verdot.  “Our whites are delicate and aromatic whilst our reds are rich, fleshy and tannic”, notes Ksara’s Chairman Zafer Cha... Read More

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  • Tiefenbrunner Gewurztraminer Alto Adige 2015


    Tropical notes of banana and papaya with very pronounced floral aromas on the nose. Full bodied and rich on entry with a surprisingly short amount of fruit until the finish where green apple and sour peach flavors bloom alongside a driving acidity and a creamy texture on the tail end. Read More

    Wine review by Snooth Editorial

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  • Looking for something special? There is an estate winery on Oliver, BC, called Silver Sage, that has what they call "The Flame". It's an apricot/peach Gewurtz with a VERY hot pepper in it. The first sip is sweet followed by hot. The longer the pepper is in it, the hotter it gets. Or take it out and it doesn't get hotter. Lasts up to a year in th...

    Comment by 829057ScubaFrog 829057 ScubaFrog

  • The Gewurztaminer is a wonderful surprise to the palette and I believe it goes well with any menu. I was hooked the moment I went to the winery!

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  • i love this varietal

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