Johanneshof Marlborough Gewürztraminer 2014

November 16, 2015By Yvonne

Johanneshof Marlborough Gewürztraminer 2014 $29 ★★★★½ This delicious wine smells like a spring bridal bouquet of white flowers sprinkled with fresh ginger, lychee and exotic spices.  The Johanneshof team are absolute gewürztraminer gurus and the 2014 has a luxurious yet tangy-fresh mouthfeel and an elegant, generously plush finish. Gorgeous stuff. www.johanneshof.co.nz  

Vinoptima Noble Gisborne Gewürztraminer 2007

June 19, 2013By Yvonne

Vinoptima Noble Gisborne Gewürztraminer 2007 $250 375ml  Could this wine be the most delectable thing ever?  (I think that’s the first and only time I’ve ever used the word ‘delectable’) Yes, it is an indulgence, and one of the most expensive things I’ve ever tasted, but its aromas of rose-caramel, toffee, candied mandarin and golden syrup … Read More

Osawa Sustainable Dots Hawke’s Bay Gewurztraminer 2010

January 4, 2012By Yvonne

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 … Read More

Lawson’s Dry Hills Gewurztraminer 2010

August 30, 2011By Yvonne

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 … Read More

Seifried Nelson Gewurztraminer 2011

July 15, 2011By Yvonne

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 … Read More