2013 Gustave Lorentz Gewurztraminer "Reserve"
Winery: Gustave Lorentz
Wine Name/Vineyard: "Reserve"
Wine Category: Gewurztraminer
Grape blend: 100% Gewurztraminer
State or country: France
Cases produced: 7,500
KWG Score: 94 (based on 1 review)
Ken's Wine Rating: Excellent (94)
Review date: December 2, 2015
Wine Review: This white gold colored Gewurztraminer is very impressive. It opens with a fragrant and appealing apricot and lychee bouquet. On the palate, this wine is full bodied, balanced and slightly sweet. The flavor profile is a delicious ripe pear with notes of lychee. I also detected hints of minerality, fig and quince. The finish is semi-sweet and its flavors linger and last for quite a while. This Excellent Gewurz would pair well with chicken lo-mein. Enjoy – Ken
Winemaker Notes: The Gewurztraminer Reserve has a clear, golden yellow color, with an expressive floral nose redolent of roses, as well as apricots and tropical fruit. It’s fresh and supple, complex and rich, with an impressive structure. Tastes of exotic fruits and spices with a peppery/ginger finish – well-balanced and dry-ish. This is an excellent match for fish in spicy sauces (ginger sauce, This is an excellent match for fish in spicy sauces (ginger sauce, etc.), smoked salmon, dishes with sweet and sour sauce – most ethnic cuisine (Thai, Indian and Chinese), as well as strong cheeses.
Organic status: not organic
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