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Joseph Cattin Hatschbourg Gewurztraminer 2015

Joseph Cattin Hatschbourg Gewurztraminer 2015
Joseph Cattin Hatschbourg Gewurztraminer 2015

Alsace A.C., France

Community Score: 4.6/5
Community Reviews: 2
Price: $24.95
Sweetness: Medium
Alcohol: 13%

Drink: 2017-2020

Bottle size: 750 ml
Winery: Joseph Cattin

Greg Hughes rated this wine as 91/100 with the following review:

Soft, complex, rich, tasty. This wine comes from a grand cru area located between the villages of Hattstatt and Voegtlinshoffen. Only the four noble varietals of Alsace are planted here: Riesling, Gewurztraminer, Muscat, and the Pinot family.
This wine is a beautiful pearly white, with lustrous yellow hues and it is rich and glasscoating.
It is highly floral, with lots of rosewater, peony, and ginger. Melon, pear, baked apple, and lychee too.
Flavourwise, it is a soft, full bodied style. Plenty of tropical character: coconut, lychee, banana, melon, honey, and ginger.
It is a great value for a wine of this pedigree and is a textbook example of premium Gewurztraminer.
A great pairing would be a traditional Alsatian flammekueche topped off with Munster cheese.
Fun fact: the area gets its name from the castle 'Ottosbourg' built in the high middle ages by the lords of Hattstatt.


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