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How good is Pfaff Gewürztraminer Vendanges Tardives?


Wine Evaluate of 2015 Cave des Vignerons de Pfaffenheim ‘Pfaff’ Gewurztraminer Vendanges Tardives, Alsace, France

Rating: 90+/100

General Evaluate Notes & Tasting Impressions

A late harvest Gewürztraminer wine that includes nice purity in its fruity expression.

Contemporary tropical, stonefruit and citrus fruit are delivered in highly effective layers with some complexity, whereas floral and honey flavors make for an enduring impression to the aftertaste.

A beautiful dessert wine, given you like explosive fruit and a few sweetness in your white wine.

Wine & Meals Pairing?

Drink by itself as an aperitif, or with not-too-sweet a dessert, ideally a fruity and acidic one like a lemon or a ardour fruit coulis tart.

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Full Tasting Notes

This late harvest wine comes, as anticipated, in a pleasant shiny and glossy lemon-yellow colour crammed with golden orange hues.

The nostril is, additionally as anticipated from the Gewurztraminer grape, pungently fruity.

It’s primarily tropical and floral, that includes intense wine aromas of confit pineapple and litchi, lemon peel, ripe mango and apricot, in addition to highly effective notes of elderflower and lily. Add some hints of floral honey and touches of beeswax, and you’ve got a really pure, clear and really aromatic fragrant profile dominated by the fruit characters with some depth.

The palate follows go well with, that includes explosive flavors of honey scented in tropical notes.

That is an off-dry wine, edging on to medium-sweetness. However the crispy acidity mixed with the sharpness and excessive definition of the refreshing fruit flavors reminiscent of contemporary pineapple and lemon, make for a comparatively gentle and energetic tasting expertise.

Take pleasure in 🙂

Julien Miquel

Pfaff Gewürztraminer Vendanges Tardives Label Pictures