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Traminette Wine Details

Description: A cousin of the German grape Gewürztraminer, this is one of the few wines that has a floral character with hints of roses. Made in a dry style, with good acidity, this wine is excellent for picnics and pairs well with light cheeses, salads, and fruits. Main dish pairings include Asian and shellfish.

Varietal Definition
'Traminette' is a late mid-season white wine grape which produces wine with pronounced varietal character likened to one of its parents, 'Gewürztraminer'. 'Traminette' is distinguished by its superior wine quality combined with good productivity, partial resistance to several fungal diseases, and cold hardiness superior to its acclaimed parent, 'Gewürztraminer'.


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