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Traminer Aromatico
Traminer Aromatico
 
Traminer Aromatico
2006
 
This is a seriously good example of what can be done with Gewürztraminer. The yields here are smaller than the other whites, this is a bottling of which the producer is rightfully proud I highly recommend you try this full bodied and aromatically interesting wine. QPR Value 4/5
Year2006
Alcohol13 %
Size0.75 l.
TypeWine
ClassificationIGT
Grape100% Gewürztraminer
TasteFull bodied on the palate with a bitter finish.
ColourStraw yellow
NoseComplex aromas of lychees, roses and cloves.
AccompaniesLiver pate, white meat dishes, shellfish, elaborate pasta dishes and risitto.
Temperature12c
 
TCD OPINION
 
We think, apart from the blended Maana from Haas that this is his most consistent and best white wine.
A super punchy and aromatic Gewürztraminer from the Alto Adige.

TCD Score: 89/100
89 points for an interesting Gewürztraminer from the Alto Adige where it grows best in Italy.

Gambero Rosso Score2/3
 
 
Franz Haas
 
Franz Haas wines are from the German speaking south Tyrol/Alto Adige region of Italy bordering Austria. The Franz Haas estate is located almost exactly half way between Trento and Bolzano just off the E45. The Alto Adige has a growing reputation for excellence in both red and white wines with rising popularity in the the native Lagrein, as well as excellent production of international varietals like Gewürztraminer, Chardonnay, Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and even some zippy Pinot Neros.

Franz Haas produces eleven high quality red, white and blended wines at a fair price point which is why we've decided to add this producer at the Cellar Door. Perhaps not the most famous or prestigious producer, that accolade would go to the likes off Hoffstatter, Lageder or Manincor, Franz Haas represents QPR and joins Michael Eppan for our Trentino/Alto Adige range.

Of these eleven wines I believe the best value comes from the Pinot Nero (2 bottlings) the Traminer Aromatico (Gewürztraminer) and the superb blend, perhaps the best value white blend of the region, the Manna.

Manna, named after Franz Haas wife, Luisa (Manna, obviously) is a blend of Chardonnay, Riesling, Sauvignon and late harvest Gewürztraminer. The wine shows telling minerality and is an award winning effort year on year with GR and a consistent 88-90 point wine. In the red corner, it is the Pinot Nero, both the standard bottling and the excellent Schweizer (produced only in the best vintages) that deserve your full quaffing attention.

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Trentino Alto Adige
 
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