Te Whare Ra, Gewürztraminer 2010
Low-input, small scale producer based in the Marlborough sub-region of Renwick. Some of the earliest plantings within the Marlborough region can be found here, and the vines for this Gewürz date from 1979.
Fairly exotic aromatics: turkish delight and rose, a hint of marzipan in the mix. Softer fruit elements by way of some tropicals: lychee, a hint of citrus. Luscious and layered, textured on entry.
Ginger, spice - gives persistence, power and concentration of flavour. Hints of orange oil present on the palate too. Finishes in a similar manner: luscious, persistent and with a touch of weight.
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