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Triminac grapes

by | Mar 20, 2017

Triminac, most popularly known as Gewurztraminer is considered as a very aromatic variety of white wine grapes that is mainly concerned with the production of the famous white wines of the world.


This grape variety is sometimes referred to colloquially as the Gewurz and is said to be hailed from the region of Germany.

This white wine grape variety performs its best in cooler climates, where it is allowed to show all its fine characteristics.

The appearance of this white wine grape variety is slightly pinkish in color and when it gets completely ripened, it turns itself into red color.

This white wine variety of grape comprises of high levels of natural sugar and therefore the resulting wines prepared out of this white wine grape variety are considered to be very tasteful and elegant.

The wines so prepared out of this white wine grape variety are usually off-dry wines.

This white wine grape variety is mostly known for its soothing aroma that directly connects to the fragrances of passion fruit, rose and various other floral notes.

The vines of this white wine grape variety are specifically fussy about its soil as well as the climate. The vines that grow in the region are considered to be vigorous and a little unruly.

Also, the vines of this white wine grape variety hate chalky soils and they are found very susceptible to various infections and diseases such as mildews and frosts.

The vines of this white wine grape variety do not take a lot of time to bud and they bud a little early.

Wine grape varieties

Due to its characteristic of early-budding, this white wine grape variety performs its best in the climates that are hot and dry.

The early budding process is then followed by the process of late ripening which helps to retain the level of sweetness in the berries of this plant.

If the grapes are picked earlier, the varietal aromas present in them do not develop completely and therefore the resulting wines lack in their desired notes and fragrances. The yields of this white wine grape variety fall on a lower side.

This white wine grape variety is grown in a number of regions including Europe, where it is grown in the countries of Slovenia, France, Italy, Spain, Germany, Bulgaria, Austria, Croatia, Luxembourg, Hungary, Romania, Czech Republic, Morvai as well as Macedonia.

In the new world, the plantation and cultivation of this white wine grape variety is carried out in the regions of New Zealand, Argentina as well as Chile.

In the Middle Eastern countries, the plantation of this grape variety is found at large in the Golan Heights.

Since this white wine grape variety is planted and cultivated in a number of regions, it is known and addressed under a number of synonyms such as Auvernas Rouge, Bon Blanc, Gentile Blanc, Crovena Ruzica, Haiden, Gris rouge, Gringet, Noble rose, Pinat Cervena, Plant Paien, Princt Cervena, Frencher, Drumin, Duret rouge, Livora, Mala Dinka and many others.

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The origins of this white wine grape variety along with its history are very much complicated.

A number of wine experts and researchers entertain different stories on their part as to the history and origin of this white wine grape variety.

Some people claim that this white wine grape variety has been originated in the region of Germany. On the contrary, others claim that this grape variety entertains its origin in the provinces of Italy.

However, no specific history and origin of this white wine grape variety has been recorded as of now.


The wines produced out of this white wine grape variety are considered to be complex as to their aromas and therefore this factor makes these wines so admirable wines.

The aroma of these wines is very tempting and the same is considered as its forte. These wines comprise the bouquet of roses, lychees as well as passion fruit.

Because of such factors the wines prepared out of it are considered as the female wines.

Food pairing

All the wines produced out of this white wine grape variety are best paired with food items such as Livarot, Maroilles as well as Munster cheese.


Michael Bredahl

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