Valckenberg Gewurztraminer Pfalz QbA 2008
Gewurztraminer from Germany
Warm weather in spring fostered an early flowering. Summer was typical with no extremes of
temperature or storm, but with more rain than in 2007, but equal to the 10-year average. Periodic
rainfall delayed picking, but there were enough dry periods to harvest healthy grapes and it paid
to wait for ideal ripeness. The wines of vintage 2008 are promising: rich in nuances and
substance, complex, very aromatic – and all this, with moderate levels of alcohol.
A full-bodied, medium-dry... View More
Weingut P.J. Valckenberg and its more than 500-year-old vineyards are located in the heart of the "Nibelung Town” of Worms on the banks of the Rhine. Founded in 1786, the house of P.J. Valckenberg has more than two centuries of experience in bottling and exporting fine German wines.
In the late Middle Ages, Worms was a crossroads of the great trade routes and a site of important ecclesiastical and imperial decisions. It was also a... View More