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Gewurztraminer, Jean Ginglinger - 2011

  • Single Bottle:
    You Save: 32%
  • Case of 12:
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Tasting Notes

A golden-hued classic and well-made Gewurztraminer with a bare touch of sweetness. A nose of lychees, tropical fruit and summer flowers. The texture is dense and typical of Alsace, yet cleansing acidity moderates the weight of this wine's complex fruity/ floral mix. This is the ideal selection for Indian curries, sweet/ spicy Chinese cuisine, or Cambodian fish with coconut sauce, as well any flavorful dish with jasmine rice and ginger.

Astor's Glossary of Terms


Located on the eastern border of France, on the west bank of the Upper Rhine, adjacent to Germany and Switzerland, Alsace represents the intersection of two wholly different wine cultures that have given birth to a third. Once part of the Holy Roman Empire, Alsace was gradually put under French sovereignty during the 17th Century and eventually made one of the provinces of France. Yet, as...

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You won't likely forget your first "Gewürz," as they're some of the most distinctive and recognizable wines in the world. They are usually heavily perfumed with rich lychee and rose aromas. The variety is cultivated all over the world, but the best examples tend to come from Alsace: these are full-bodied wines with a golden color. The pink-skinned Gewürztraminer does best in cooler climates,...

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