Our wine tonight is the Turckheim Gewurztraminer (Alsace) from Domaine Zind Humbrecht.
Appellation: Alsace, France.
Color of sunshine.
Nose of green melon, munster cheese, pears, apricots, rose petals, and honeysuckle.
Flavor notes of limoncello, lemon custard, crème brûlée, and honeysuckle with a silky smooth finish lingering long with crisp notes of lemon zest and wildflower honey.
Very complex, dry with big tannins.
$30 per bottle.
WineryEscapades.Com scoring on the American Wine Society twenty point scale.
Appearance 3 Aroma 4.5 Taste 4.5 Finish 3 Impression 2
Total Score: 17 – Silver Medal Worthy.