Gewürztraminer is very much on my mind right now as at the end of January I’ll be presenting a masterclass with Nick Nobilo on this noblest of varieties as part of the Nelson Aromatics Symposium.
I’m tempted to introduce the wines and then spend the next hour just drinking them but think NZ Winegrowers is looking for more intellectual input so will be considering how best to do this.
I don’t think this Giesen wine was part of the selection tasting (which was all done blind) but wish it had have been.
Absolutely delicious with textbook lychee, rose petal and turkish delight aromas in spades. There is a definite note of sweetness, giving a generous, succulent flavour to the palate. Not at all blowsy but just delightfully hedonistic.