Aromas of canteloupe and spice set the scene for a powerful expression of Gewürztraminer. Everything is here—the rose petals and spice, the lychee and star fruit flavors, the sense of the exotic, and finishing with some distinct acidity, a product of the cooler 2004 growing season.
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.