Aromas of intense spice leave little to the imagination. This has to be Gewürz, and it comes from the Grand Cru Steinert in Pfaffenheim. It's concentrated and rich flavors of lychees, pepper and a touch of honey are also intense. Imported by Louis Dressner Selections.
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.