The nose is very pungent, showing lots of exotic aromas, roses and spices, clearly also influenced by the limestone vineyards from Wintzenheim. The palate shows surprising structure and a dry finish. The grapes were very healthy, so the fermentation was steady and almost complete, which suits this style of Gewurztraminer. It is already quite open but will benefit from a little time in the bottle.
In 2012, the grapes were quite healthy and sugar development was slow – the result is a completely dry, nicely floral, delicate Gewurztraminer that is already showing good drinkability. Indice 1
Most of the fruit for this wine was harvested from Herrenweg, a vineyard located on the valley floor. The vines are 33 years old on average and were planted on gravelly soils of marl and limestone.