If you've never tried a Gewurtztraminer, maybe this is time... because this is a great example, showing how special this grape is. It offers a sweet nose with explosive aromas of mango, passion fruit, rose and honey. Palate is heavy and complex but not too sweet. The ideal wine to drink with mild Asian food or blue cheese.å
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|If you've never tried a Gewurtztraminer, maybe this is time... because this is a great example, showing how special this grape is. It offers a sweet nose with explosive aromas of mango, passion fruit, rose and honey. Palate is heavy and complex but not too sweet. The ideal wine to drink with mild Asian food or blue cheese.|
|Wine Characteristics||When & how to drink?|
Domain: Domaine Meyer-Fonné
Type: Medium sweet white wine
Grapes: 100% Gewurtztraminer
Drink from now to 2020
Open and Drink at 10-12°C
Food pairing suggestion: Asian food or stilton cheese
Soil: Marly limestone
Age of vines: 20 years old
Ageing: On fine lees in stainless steel vats
|What experts say|
87/100 "The 2014 Gewurztraminer Réserve comes from younger vines (20 years) on top sites like Fürstentum, Kaefferkopf and Wineck Schlossberg. Citrus colored, it is impressively clear, refined and aromatic on the nose. Super juicy, round and piquant on the palate, this is a powerful and well-structured but not that overloaded Gewurztraminer. The wine has grip and varies its orange, rose and spicy aromas from the nose to the finish. This is a digestible Gewurz from great terroirs, a very gastronomic wine with a salty aftertaste that goes well as aperitif or with cheese. ” (2014 vintage)
|91/100 "This compact, vibrant white is medium-bodied and well-cut, delivering tightly knit flavors of apricot, kumquat, smoke and cantaloupe, with hints of honey and lychee. Dry and focused, with a well-spiced finish." (2013 vintage)|
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