On the nose it is reminiscent of ripe apricot and peach intermingled with exotic fruits such as lychee, mango and passion fruit.
The fruit characteristics follow through on the palate; full-bodied, luscious but dry, the opulence cut by vibrant, firm acidity finishing elegant, dry and aromatic.
Clay with limestone gravel.
On delivery to the winery the grapes are lightly crushed and the juice is left in
contact with the skins for a few hours to enhance the wine’s typical fruit flavour.
The berries are then gently pressed, the juice is clarified using natural
sedimentation and fermented at a controlled temperature.
After fermentation the Kolbenhof Gewürztraminer is matured together with
the fine lees for eight months, during which period the lees are stirred up once a
Deep golden yellow in colour with green reflexes.
This wine is delicious enjoyed in solitude, though it is perfect to accompany shellfish, oysters or foie gras, sophisticated fish dishes and asian inspired food.