Wine regions all over the world often have a ‘calling card’ that identifies them and symbolises something unique about their character. While Alsace can justly be extremely proud of making a broad range of delicious wines, including some of the finest in the world, the grape that is most uniquely associated with the region is probably Gewurztraminer.
- Alsace Gewurztraminer is marked by its unique aromas of rose petal and lychee, a full body and ripeness of exotic fruit infused with ginger.
- ‘Gewurz’ means ‘spicy’ in Alsatian dialect but we use it to mean ‘lively’, ‘high-spirited’, maybe even a little ‘scandalous’. These are not shy and retiring wines, but ones that demand your attention with a big personality.
- Alsace Gewurztraminer is the ideal partner for rich pork dishes and pungent cheeses, but it has a special place in the heart of lovers of Chinese, Indian, Thai and Malay cuisine because it marries beautifully with the spices and flavours in these cuisines.
- Choose Gewurztraminer when the occasion demands a wine with character to stand up to equally complex, rich or ‘spicy’ dishes.