About Gewurztraminer White Wine

About Gewurztraminer White Wine
Wines made from the Gewurztraminer grape are easy to recognize thanks to their unmistakable perfumes of lychee, yellow roses, grapefruit and ginger. In fact, it has been documented that Gewurztraminer is among the easiest varieties to recognize simply from its aromas.

Top Picks for Gewurztraminer

Grgich Hills 2020 Miljenkos Selection Gewurztraminer
89 points
$28
Straw color. Aromas of pecan roll, sunflower seed, radish, and jasmine green tea with a medium-to-full body and a medium-to-long lychee, figs, peach jam, and marigolds finish. A rich, unctuous, floral Napa wine that could use a little time in the bottle.
St Clair 2020  Gewurztraminer
88 points
$14
Best Buy
Straw color. Aromas of sun tea, lemongrass, and white flowers with a medium-to-full body and a medium-to-long apricot, lychee fruit, lilac, and sunflower finish. A delicious balance between full fruit and racy acidity; reminiscent of Alsatian wine.
88 points $14 Best Buy
Alexander Valley Vineyards 2020 Gewürz Gewurztraminer
88 points
$15
Best Buy
Pale golden straw color. Aromas and flavors of fresh lychee, lilac, orange blossom, and bergamot with a satiny, crisp, dry light body and a seamless, interesting, medium-length finish that exhibits notes of hints of ginger jam with no oak flavor. A solid dry Gewurztraminer with big lychee notes that will surely satisfy lovers of the varietal.
88 points $15 Best Buy
Hazlitt 1852 Vineyards 2019  Gewurztraminer
88 points
$15
Best Buy
Golden straw color. Aromas and flavors of white flowers, queen anne’s lace blossoms, hints of fresh dill, and hints of lychee with a satiny, vibrant, dry light-to-medium body and a seamless, delightful, medium-length finish with accents of lime with no oak flavor. A floral and herbaceous Gewurz to pair with European fare.
88 points $15 Best Buy
Screaming Goat 2020  Gewurztraminer
87 points
$19
Straw color. Funky aromas and flavors of rose petals and stems, naphtha soap, and medicated vaseline with a soft, bright, dry-yet-fruity light-to-medium body and a seamless, breezy finish evoking notes of lychee, peach pit, and almond skin with no oak flavor. An earthy, floral, slightly funky, yet fun Gewurz that will be nice with cheeses.
St. Clair Winery 2017  Gewurztraminer
87 points
$14
Best Buy
Yellow straw color. Fruity aromas and flavors of lychee jam, orange blossom honey, overripe peach, iced tea, and wintergreen with a satiny, bright, fruity light body and a seamless, breezy finish evoking shades of apple sauce with no oak flavor. A fruity and expressive Gewurztraminer.
87 points $14 Best Buy
La Screaming Goat 2020 Gewürztraminer Pays Doc Igp
83 points
$19
Golden straw color. Funky aromas and flavors of banana soufflé, pear candies, peach vinaigrette, cream of wheat, and jasmine with a supple, bright, dryish light body and a smooth, intriguing, breezy finish evoking accents of honey-toasted oats with no oak flavor. Piquant aromas and a creamy mouthfeel combine with funky, unexpected aromas; a Gewurtz for the adventurous.
Hawk Haven 2020 Signature Series Gewurztraminer
80 points
$29
Silvery emerald straw color. Aromas of melon, jicama, and banana with a supple, soft, dryish light body and a graceful, swift hints of dried fruits and nuts finish with no oak flavor. A funky summer white quaffer.
Damiani Wine Cellars 2019 Rebel Gewurztraminer
80 points
$18
Light gold color. Pungent aromas and flavors of pickled garlic, shallots, dill, and pickling spices with a lean, shy, bone-dry thin body and a sleek, quick finish with no oak flavor. An unexpectedly savory, pickley Gewurztraminer for the table.