Grape varieties

Gewürztraminer

Don't be dismayed by its tongue-twisting name or you’ll miss out on one of the most aromatic wines you’re likely to find.

Simply called "guh-VERTZ," this white German variety is a spicy wine whose characteristics include grapefruit and orchard fruit aromas and flavors.

A great match with Asian-inspired cuisine, Gewürztraminer often is crafted with a touch of residual sweetness, making it perfect for everything from picnics to fine dining.

Gewürztraminer is made in limited quantities throughout the Northwest.

This story was originally published June 16, 2012 4:46 PM.

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