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Domaine Rolly-Gassmann Late Harvest Gew√ľrztraminer de Rorschwihr 2005

Shameless Velvety Sweetness

Domaine Rolly-Gassmann’s wines are known for their unapolo­getic sweet­ness. They’re made in dri­est region of France, right on the Ger­man bor­der, facil­i­tat­ing the pro­duc­tion of this excel­lent late har­vest vintage.


Pro¬≠duced in the small town of Rorschwihr since 1611, this wine has a delight¬≠ful pale yel¬≠low col¬≠oration and imme¬≠di¬≠ate¬≠ly notice¬≠able flo¬≠ral and cit¬≠rus scents. Lychee, in par¬≠tic¬≠u¬≠lar, stands out. This wine is of medi¬≠um sweet¬≠ness, with a full body and low acid¬≠i¬≠ty. It is very soft on the palate with a fla¬≠vor blend of orange blos¬≠som, peach, and cit¬≠rus peel. Its fin¬≠ish is long, with a bit of an oily texture.


Gew√ľrz¬≠tramin¬≠er is an aro¬≠mat¬≠ic wine that pairs per¬≠fect¬≠ly with Indi¬≠an and Mid¬≠dle East¬≠ern dish¬≠es. This is a wine that invites you to step away from West¬≠ern Euro¬≠pean tra¬≠di¬≠tion¬≠al cuisine. 

Nuts and dried fruits served along¬≠side roast¬≠ed meats are a fair descrip¬≠tor for many promis¬≠ing dish¬≠es to eat with this wine. High¬≠ly spiced herbs and aro¬≠mat¬≠ic herbs like cayenne, gin¬≠ger, turmer¬≠ic, Sichuan pep¬≠pers, bay leaf, and corian¬≠der are some exam¬≠ples of sea¬≠son¬≠ings that will be brought to full promise. As for cheeses, this wine favors the less stinky cheeses, pre¬≠fer¬≠ring del¬≠i¬≠cate¬≠ly fla¬≠vored soft-rind cow‚Äôs milk varieties.


Vil¬≠lages like Rorschwihr in the Alsace region pro¬≠duce wines that are not part of the AOC Grand Cru sys¬≠tem. To winer¬≠ies like Rol¬≠ly-Gassmann, being part of that sys¬≠tem would mean giv¬≠ing up their indi¬≠vid¬≠ual char¬≠ac¬≠ter and the thou¬≠sand years of her¬≠itage that have gone into the devel¬≠op¬≠ment of their wines, only to be lumped into a sin¬≠gle region¬≠al appel¬≠la¬≠tion. Twen¬≠ty-one spe¬≠cif¬≠ic wine¬≠mak¬≠ing sites exist in the Alsace region, all pur¬≠vey¬≠ors of excep¬≠tion¬≠al wine‚ÄČ‚ÄĒ‚ÄČno labels of clas¬≠si¬≠fi¬≠ca¬≠tion required.

Storage Instructions

Store your unopened bot¬≠tle in a cool, dry, and dark place safe from con¬≠stant vibra¬≠tion. Keep your bot¬≠tle hor¬≠i¬≠zon¬≠tal in a wine rack or cel¬≠lar to retain the moist¬≠ness of the cork. The ide¬≠al tem¬≠per¬≠a¬≠ture for stor¬≠age is between 7 to 15¬įC. Once opened, a bot¬≠tle will be good for 3 to 5 days stand¬≠ing upright in the refrigerator.

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