A touch of typicity

With the ‘Discovering AOCs’ range, Maison Castel shares its passion for French tradition and ‘savoir-faire’ - in a range of appellation wines that show the diversity of the French winegrowing regions, from the timeless style of Bordeaux to the lesser known wines of Jurançon. Do you know all the regions in our ‘Discovering AOCs’ range?

Alsace Gewurztraminer


Appearance : intense, yellow with light gold hints. reflections
Nose : powerful and complex bouquet. Exotic Fruit Explosion (lychee, passion fruit, pineapple, mango ...), flowers (especially roses), citrus and spices
Palate : aromatic and smooth revealing all the exuberance and complexity of this wine of character with exotic aromas
Serve : between 12-14°C
Best enjoyed : within 2-3 years
Food-wine pairings : spicy dishes (asian, indian, mexican, Thaï or moroccan) and strong flavored cheese
Recommended dish : thai green curry

Origin

The Alsace Gewurztraminer AOC is a very famous appellation in the world offering a wine with an intense aromatic bouquet. The Gewurztraminer varietal is a selection of old vine always known in Alsace, the Traminer rose. Etymologically the name Gewurztraminer means "spicy".

Vinification

Very short skin maceration which varies according to the vintages and the grapes used in order to extract aromatic potential without adversely affecting the quality of the musts. Temperature-controlled alcoholic fermentation is used to preserve the wine’s varietal and aromatic qualities along with its structure and length.

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