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Gewurztraminer Vieilles Vignes 2016

A yellow tint with a hint of pink and fine luster. Aromas of exotic fruits, flowers, and spices on the nose. Initially, the palate contains a pleasant taste, becoming stronger later; a well-balanced, robust wine with a round body. 92 Points by Wine & Spirits.

WINEMAKER  André Ruhlmann

APPELLATION  Gewurztraminer

GRAPE VARIETAL  Gewurztraminer

TERROIR  These thirty to eighty-year-old Gewurztraminer vines are planted in rich soils of clay and limestone.

CULTURE & VINIFICATION  The grapes are harvested by hand and the whole berry is pressed pneumatically. Traditional fermentation is through a temperature-controlled process, and aging takes place in vats for 6-12 months.

FOOD PAIRING  Superb with full-flavored foods like Middle Eastern, Thai, and sushi or as an aperitif and even dessert.

WHEN TO DRINK  Now and up to 6 years, all year long.


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