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Leonard Kreusch Maywine

Bottle Size: 750ml Item #: 1012666
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Leonard Kreusch Maywine 750ml

Leonard Kreusch Maywine

white, but beyond that it didn’t say. Given it’s German and the wine is fairly sweet, Riesling is a good bet. Woodruff is also involved. What on earth is woodruff?: Woodruff is a flowering herb-type plant. It’s super-strongly scented, the scent originating largely from a chemical called coumarin. You’ve probably encountered it in perfume – it’s sweet and floral and strong. It’s a very strong rodent-killer and can be toxic to humans in much larger doses than anyone’s likely consume. The Germans apparently love woodruff – it’s in everything from Maywine to brandy to sausages to jam to ice cream. If you want an idea of how it tastes, think violets, but then make the violets white instead of purple.*

A festive wine, appearing in conjunction with the blooming of Waldmeister (Sweet Woodruff) in early May. Traditionally produced with this herb, which was steeped in the wine to impart its unique flavor. Semi-sweet with hints of almond and vanilla, it’s perfect by the glass or in a punch with strawberries and peaches.

Our festive Maywine is produced by adding sweet woodruff extract. This gives the wine a delicious herbal flavor. Serve chilled anytime - all year long!

I purchased several bottles of Leonard Kreusch May Wine" in the 1980's and the flavor has haunted me for all these years. It has a delicious light sweetness to it with a distinctive flowery herb taste that you eill never forget. I have looked at several wine & Liquor stores around here

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Case of 12
will ship between December 9 and December 12
Leonard Kreusch Leonard Kreusch Maywine
BOTTLE SIZE: 750ml
white, but beyond that it didn’t say. Given it’s German and the wine is fairly sweet, Riesling is a good bet. Woodruff is also involved. What on earth is woodruff?: Woodruff is a flowering herb-type plant. It’s super-strongly scented, the scent originating largely from a chemical called coumarin. You’ve probably encountered it in perfume – it’s sweet and floral and strong. It’s a very strong rodent-killer and can be toxic to humans in much larger doses than anyone’s likely consume. The Germans apparently love woodruff – it’s in everything from Maywine to brandy to sausages to jam to ice cream. If you want an idea of how it tastes, think violets, but then make the violets white instead of purple.*
 

Notes on the Leonard Kreusch Maywine 750ML

Wine Maker Notes A festive wine, appearing in conjunction with the blooming of Waldmeister (Sweet Woodruff) in early May. Traditionally produced with this herb, which was steeped in the wine to impart its unique flavor. Semi-sweet with hints of almond and vanilla, it’s perfect by the glass or in a punch with strawberries and peaches.

Technical Notes Our festive Maywine is produced by adding sweet woodruff extract. This gives the wine a delicious herbal flavor. Serve chilled anytime - all year long!