It's intriguing to taste an aged Gewürztraminer like this. It has weight, richness and still plenty of spice. The fruit has been changed into a smooth, ripe texture that brings out sweetness, rather than freshness.
Roger Voss covers Bordeaux, Burgundy, Champagne, the Loire and South-West France as well as Portugal. His passion is matching food with wine, bringing the pleasures of the table to wine lovers. He has written six books on wine and food, and was previously national correspondent on wine for the London Daily Telegraph. He is based in the Bordeaux region.