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AOC Gewürztraminer 2018 – Sipp Mack

AOC Gewürztraminer 2018 - Sipp Mack
Written by Piero Pardini

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Credits: Sipp Mack

Wine: Gewürztraminer
Variety composition: 100% Gewürztraminer.
Denomination: AOC Vin d’Alsace.
Soil: clayey limestone.

AOC Gewürztraminer 2018 - Sipp Mack

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Visual exam
Clarity: Crystal-clear
Color: straw yellow
Consistency: consistent
Observations: lively.

Olfactory examination
Intensity: intense
Complexity: complex
Quality: fine
Description: aromatic, floral, fruity and mineral
Observations: the characteristic aromatic notes of the vine open up the range of scents of the bouquet, a scent of white flowers reminiscent of jasmine, narcissus and elderberry; followed by notes of tropical fruits including mango and pineapple combined with a note of citrus, a mineral background of slate closes the range of perfumes.

Taste – olfactory examination
Sugars: dry
Alcohols: moderately warm
Polyalcohols: warm
Acids: fresh
Tannins: –
Minerality: mineral
Structure: full-bodied
Balance: moderately balanced
Intensity: intense
Length: long
Quality: good

Final remarks
State of Evolution: mature
Harmony: moderately harmonious
Remarks: a wine that enhances the grape variety, with well-defined aromas, not perfect balance and good persistence. Pleasant in the mouth, supported by a good freshness and persistence.


Food matching: foie gras terrine.

Sipp Mack
1 rue des Vosges
68150 Hunawihr – France
Phone +33 (0)3 89 73 61 88

About the author

Piero Pardini

Founder and editor of "The Wolf Post", Italian based International digital wine platform.
Freelance Journalist.
Wine critic and Sommelier.
He has also written about sports and technology for some specialized magazines.
Co-author of the authorized biography "Gianni Clerici - The writer, the poet the journalist", Le Lettere, Firenze.

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