About This Wine
If there’s a go-to maker of Gewurztraminer in the U.S., it’s Adler Fels Winery.
We’ve featured several vintages of Adler Fels Gewurztraminer through the years for one simple reason: Year in and year out, it’s an exceptional wine. That goes for the estate’s renditions of Sauvignon Blanc and Chardonnay as well. But we gravitate to the Gewurz because of its engaging floral aroma, exotic flavors and touch of sweetness.
“We have sourced the grapes for our Gewurztraminer from the same vineyard in the Russian River Valley (of Sonoma County) for over 20 years,” the Adler Fels winemaker tells us. “The gentle sloping terrain allows for good soil drainage and healthy vines that produce concentrated grapes with intense varietal character.” In the case of Gewurztraminer, that would include the perfumed aromas of rose petal and lychee.
A long, slow fermentation in stainless steel tanks guarantees the retention of those aromatics, and results in a winning wine in every way... once again.
Distinctive grape bouquet. Can yield great wines, from dry to sweet. At its best in Alsace, France and well-known as popular German wine. Floral, refreshing wine, full-bodied with low acidity. Late-harvested grapes can make a stunning, complex dessert wine.
- Grape Composition:100% Gewurztraminer
- Grape Source:Sonoma County’s Russian River Valley Growing Area
- Aromas & Flavors:Rose Petal, Lychee, Tangerine, Pineapple, Lemon and Grapefruit
- Aging Vessels:Stainless Steel Tanks
- When to Drink:Now Through 2013
- Food Pairing Suggestionmildly spiced Chinese or Thai dishes.
Hot And Spicy Orange Beef Match this flavorful recipe from Washington's Latch Creek Wine Cellars with Moscato d'Asti, Rose or Vouvray, and be amazed by how the mild sweetness of the wine helps tame the spiciness of the entree - a combination made in culinary heaven. The recipe makes 4 to 6 servings... Get The Recipe