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NOTES: Pineapple Orange / Mandarin
DRYNESS: Very Dry
ACIDITY: Medium +
ORIGIN: Ontario, Canada
MAKER: Trail Estate
- Traminer (Gewürztraminer, Roter Traminer, Gelber Traminer)
FERMENTATION: Biodynamic Heavy Wood
AWARDS: >90 pts
ASIAN FOOD PAIRING: Fried fish with mango sauce, prawn noodles, curry
WESTERN FOOD PAIRING: Baby greens salad, pork tenderloin, turkey breast, foie gras.
Trail Estate Skin-Fermented Gewürztraminer 2017
Trail Estate Skin-Fermented Gewürstraminer is a stylish and exuberant wine. Gold amber colour. Boasts a highly intense nose of lemon zest, blood oranges and delicate rose blossoms. Dry and medium-bodied palate with a bright acidity and mild tannins. Freshly peeled orange flavour woven with apricot, melon and pineapple notes. Closes in a lip-smacking extra dry finish.
100% Gewürztraminer. The fruit comes from Trail Estate's Wertsch Vineyard in Prince Edward County, Ontario.
Hand harvesting and destemming of fruit. The fruit enters cylindrical tanks where the control of skin to juice ratio can be minimized. Natural fermentation with and punching down twice a day before pressing and placement in neutral oak barrels. Skin contact for 16 days. The wine ages in barrels for 11 months before bottling with a minimal amount of sulphur, no fining or filtering.