Valckenberg Gewurztraminer Pfalz QbA 2006

Gewurztraminer from Germany

Price: $14.49
Item No. 92039

Winemaker's Notes

The Pfalz, Germany's second largest wine region has been dubbed the "Tuscany of Germany" because of its warm, sunny climate and the wide variety of grapes and other fruits that grow there.

This is a full-bodied, medium-dry white with a lovely aroma of roses, accompanied by flavors of ripe peach and litchi. Fruity on the front, this Gewürztraminer finishes a bit drier with notes of nutmeg, cinnamon and clove.

This wine is a perfect match with spicy cuisine, meatier seafood, poultry, and barbecue.

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Weingut P.J. Valckenberg and its more than 500-year-old vineyards are located in the heart of the Nibelung Town of Worms on the banks of the Rhine. Founded in 1786, the house of P.J. Valckenberg has more than two centuries of experience in bottling and exporting fine German wines. In the late Middle Ages, Worms was a crossroads of the great trade routes and a site of important...

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Learn About Other German

Other regions of Germany that are producing and exporting wine to the US are the Pfaltz and Nahe. The Pfaltz region, south of the Rheingau, is making both Riesling and Gewurztraminer. These white wines are generally of excellent value. The fruit character is a bit more zingy and the acidity less sharp than the Mosel & Rheingau wines. So while often not as complex, still very...

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Learn About Gewurztraminer

Gewurztraminer (Guh-WERTZ-trah-meen-ehr) Spice is Nice If you've ever smelled a lychee, you'll probably recognize a wine made from Gewurztraminer. Gewurz, the german term for spice, adequately describes the aromas and flavors that permeate wines made from the grape. Mostly grown in Alsace and Germany's Pfalz region, Gewurztraminer is not the easiest...

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