Welmoed Gewurztraminer 2018

The vineyards

The grapes were selected from premium vineyards in the Stellenbosch region. The vines were grown in a cool Mediterranean climate and loamy clay soils.

The winemaking

The grapes were harvested at 22°-23°Balling to preserve its primary fruit characters and fresh acidity. Fermentation took place in stainless steel tanks between 13°– 14°Celsius. After fermentation, the wine is protein- and cold stabilised prior to bottling.

Winemaker’s comments

The wine has a brilliant straw colour with a slight green tint on the edge. The nose is perfumed with good expressions of spice, rose petals, Turkish Delight and lychees. The palate follows through with floral flavours and a melange of fruits.

Maturation potential:  

Ready to be enjoyed now with the potential to age for two years.

Food pairing

Spicy oriental dishes or zesty flavoured meat or chicken dishes.


Suitable for vegetarians but not for vegans.

Chemical analysis

Alcohol:                                       12.49% by volume

Residual sugar:                         7.95 g/l

Total acidity:                            5.78 g/l

pH:                                           3.36 View fact sheet


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