Nussbaumer Gewürztraminer Alto Adige DOC 2005

A 100% single-vineyard Gewürztraminer from the Nussbaumer plot. Gewürztraminer is without a doubt the most typical and renowned white varietal from Alto Adige. Fermented in temperature-controlled stainless steel tanks to preserve its freshness and purity, the wine is refined for 10 months before release.

Tasting Notes

Intense yellow in color with golden tints, Nussbaumer offers textbook aromas of apricot, pineapple, bergamot and lychee, followed by elegant notes of rose petals, pink grapefruit, white pepper, hints of nutmeg and dried flowers. With its excellent concent

Food Pairing

Pairs beautifully with equally weighty and flavorful dishes, such as mild curried chicken or savory couscous casseroles.

Production Info
Vineyard name
Sella of Tramin/The Nussbaumer vineyard
Vineyard size
14 acres
Soil composition
Clay, gravel and limestone
Training method
Pergola and Guyot
Elevation
825-2,310 feet
Vines/acre
2,428
Exposure
Southeastern
Year vineyard planted
1975-1997
Harvest time
September-October
First vintage of this wine
1990
Bottles produced of this wine
34
Winemaking & Aging
Varietal composition
100% Gewürztraminer
Fermentation container
Stainless steel tanks
Length of alcoholic fermentation
9-11 days
Fermentation temperature
66-68 °F
Maceration length
1 - 8 hours
Type of aging container
Stainless steel tanks
Length of bottle aging
3 months
Length of aging before bottling
7 months
Analytical Data
Alcohol
14.5 %
pH level
3.7
Residual sugar
8.1 g/L
Acidity
4.6 g/L
Dry extract
26.5 g/L

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