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The white grape variety is by far the most common variety of the Traminer (see detailed information there). The numerous Synonyms z. T. also for other types of game like Savagnin Rose and commonly used for traminer. So one cannot go beyond the name / synonym without doubt to the "right" sport conclude. The main alphabetically grouped by country are Savagnin Rose Aromatique ( Australia ); Mala Dinka ( Bulgaria ); Clevner, Klevner, Rother Muskattraminer, Roter Traminer, Traminer Rot ( Germany ); Bon Blanc, Gentil Aromatique, Gentil Rose Aromatique, Formentin Rouge, Fromenteau Rouge, Traminer Aromatique, Traminer Parfumé ( France ); Traminer Aromatico ( Italy ); Traminac Crveni ( Croatia ); Christkindlestraube, Christkindltraube, Fleischrot, Fleischroth, Fleischvainer, Fleischweiner, Musler, Rosentraminer, Roter Traminer ( Austria ); Rusa, Traminer Roz ( Romania ); Tramín Červený ( Slovakia ); Heidarot ( Switzerland ); Diseci Traminec ( Slovenia ); Tramín Červený Czech Republic ); Traminer Musqué, Traminer Rose ( Moldova. Ukraine ); Tramini Piros, Fuszeres Tramini, Piros Tramini ( Hungary ).

Gewürztraminer - grape and leaf

It is a taste mutation of the variety Savagnin Rose, with which it is often confused or equated. The difference between the two is the spicy one Moschuston (musqué), which the Gewürztraminer has the most pronounced of all traminers, but not or only to a limited extent Savagnin Rose (which is why it is also called Savagnin Rose Non Musqué). Savagnin Rose (Red Traminer) is a pink berry mutation of the variety Savagnin Blanc (White Traminer). The Gewürztraminer variety was also used by some new varieties used (see a complete list under Traminer ).

The Gewürztraminer was first mentioned under this name by Johann Christian Butcher (1789-1852) in 1827 as a rare variety from the Rheingau, The vine is particularly vulnerable to viral diseases what in the meantime through selection of resistant Clone was solved. It produces white wines rich in extract and alcohol with often slightly reddish copper tone varietal, intense aromas musk (musqué), bitter orange, lychee (lychee tree), marzipan and roses, That is why the vine is one of them bouquet places,

Gewürztraminer - glass with aromas and grapes

In the statistics of Kym Anderson from 2010, quantities are sold under the three names Gewurztraminer (with "u"), Savagnin Blanc and Savagnin Rose (but there are only two countries here). Mostly, it is probably predominantly the variety Gewürztraminer. For some of the countries now listed, two numbers are given (Gewürztraminer / Savagnin Blanc), for only one number it is Gewürztraminer or Savagnin Blanc.

In Austria no distinction is made between the varieties in the variety survey, but summarized under Traminer. Gewürztraminer, Roter Traminer and Gelber Traminer are valid admissible synonyms here. In 2009 it was 321 hectares. In Germany only the variety Roter Traminer (Gewürztraminer) is shown, in 2009 a total of 838 hectares. Other countries in Europe are Bulgaria (747 ha), England (1 ha), France (3,168 / 483 ha), Italy (1,408 ha), Croatia (234/18 ha), Luxembourg (20 ha), Moldova (2,731 ha), Romania (385/49 ha), Russia (214 ha), Switzerland (49/83 ha), Slovakia (265 ha), Slovenia (215 ha), Spain (301 ha), Czech Republic (601 ha), Hungary (772 ha) and Ukraine (961 ha). Overseas Argentina (20 ha), Australia (834/94 ha), Brazil (13 ha), Chile (316 ha), China (5 ha), Canada (404/1 ha), New Zealand (311 ha), South Africa (122 ha), Uruguay (24 ha) and United States (1,144 ha, of which California 700 ha).

In 2010, Kym Anderson's statistics recorded a total of 14,355 hectares of vines under the name Gewurztraminer (Gewürztraminer) with a rapidly increasing trend (ten years earlier it was 10,670 hectares). The variety thus proved worldwide varieties ranking ranked 53rd Under the name Savagnin Blanc were 1,949 hectares, as well as under the name Savagnin Rose 883 hectares reported. If you summarize these three quantities, there are a total of 17,187 hectares, which would result in rank 45.

Source: Wine Grapes / J. Robinson, J. Harding, J. Vouillamoz / Penguin Books Ltd. 2012
Grapes and leaf: Ursula Brühl, Doris Schneider, Julius Kühn Institute (JKI)
Glass with aromas: © armin faber

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