Gewürztraminer Sonnenglanz Grand Cru 2017 – Trapet Alsace


Includes 19% MwSt.
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Gewürztraminer Sonnenglanz Grand Cru 2017 - Trapet Alsace


SKU: 9950304023 Regionen: , Weingut:

Update 11.05.2021

Tasting note from from 13.08.2020, Copyright Christina Hilker

Info about the situation

Just outside the village, to the northwest, at the extreme edge of the foothills, lies the Sonnenglanz vineyard, at an altitude of 220 to 270 metres to the southeast. It has a very favourable microclimate with particularly low rainfall (hardly more than 500 mm per year). The soil is fairly homogeneous, the subsoil consisting only of Tertiary conglomerate of the limestones of the Rhine Graben and interstratified marls from the Eo-oligocene era, forming a fairly heavy, well-structured and very stony limestone soil.


Brilliant golden yellow.


An intense aroma pours from the glass of the 2017 Sonnenglanz Gewurztraminer Grand Cru. Roses, hibiscus and the scent of Earl Grey tea combine with apricot, orange zest, orange liqueur and marzipan. A concise wine with a lot of aroma and complex depth.


Sweetness and acidity in harmony give it liveliness. As in the year before, a finesse and structure reminiscent of Riesling comes to the fore on the palate, yet this is unmistakably Gewürztraminer - and what a Gewürztraminer it is. A wonderful representative of a grape variety where Alsace is always setting standards - and no limits to creativity in the kitchen for chefs and hobby cooks.

Food recommendations by Christina Hilker

  • Chestnut ravioli with pear and duck liver
  • Livar pork belly 36hrs grilled pulpo parmesan ravioli basil foam spiced tomatoes gel (Bernd Bachofer, Restaurant bachofer)
    (Fish, seafood)
  • Bleu d'Auvergne baked on kumquat ragout


Contains sulfur





Alcohol content

14% Vol.

Residual sweetness



5,9 g/l

Drinking temperature



Domaine Trapet Alsace, 14 Rue des Prés, 68340 Riquewihr / France, Organic certificate: FR-BIO-01


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