Gewurztraminer : Yvonne Lorkin

By: Yvonne Lorkin  05-Apr-2012

Sustainable Dots Hawke’s Bay Gewurztraminer 2010 $19  If you’re a fan of fabulous, well-priced gewürztraminer then this is for you!  It’s a beautiful example with lychee, rose and soft spices on the nose followed by clean, crisp, tangy tropical flavours in the mouth.  It’s a wine with fantastic lines and definitely leaves an impression.  More [..]

Lawson’s Dry Hills Gewurztraminer 2009 $22  I love the nose on this wine!  Subtle, mineral-like aromas with hints of rose petal, lychee and a burst of candyfloss lead the way to a crisp, clean, refreshing mouthfeel with a hint of sweetness.  It doesn’t ooze the intense richness of previous vintages, but it has a lovely [..]

SEIFRIED NELSON GEWURZTRAMINER 2011 $12 – $17  Tried this for the first time yesterday and thought it was pretty darn nice.  All those classic aromas of Turkish delight, spicy ginger and peach lead to a juicy, fresh finish.  Not overly sweet, but just enough to make an impression.  Seifried are legends at making gewürztraminer, and [..]

Pasquale Waitaki Gewurztraminer 2010 $30  Lovely lifted aromas of lychee, greengage plum and ginger.  In the mouth it is elegantly crisp, well balanced and has a deliciously tangy finish. www.pasquale.co.nz            

The information in this article was current at 27 Mar 2012


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