traminer eiswein, weingut schwarz, schrattenberg, austria

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Literally translated, Gewurztraminer means ‘spiced Traminer’ (Traminer Aromatico in Italian), in reference to the grape’s heritage as a mutation of the Traminer family of grapes. Up until 1870 Gewurztraminer was simply known as Traminer in Alsace, and even until the 1970s both Traminer and Gewurztraminer were used to describe the same grapes.

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