||Gewurztraminer,termeno aromatico, traminer rosa, gewurztraminer, savagnin rosè.
||Weird, but regular. Poor productivity, poor vegetation and poor yielding in must do not encourage wine growers to spread this vine, whose crops must in any case be limited to the northernmost parts of our country and to non-drought soils.
|Areas of cultivation
||It is a vine spread only in the northern regions, particularly in South Tyrol and Friuli-Venezia Giulia, as it does not like warm climates.
||The area as it is known is very close to the border with Austria and Germany, and therefore the logical conclusion is that it was then exported there. Once famous, the vine would attract the Alsatian winemakers and in the early twentieth century also the Californians. Some French botanists were said to be convinced of similarities between Traminer and Savagnin, but every laboratory analysis has denied these certainties. The last historical reconstruction is all Italian and is based on the studies of a famous wine expert, Professor Attilio Scienza, for which a conference was organized in Bolzano where botanical reconstructions were also presented. Professor Scienza then presented a first document of the seventh, very ancient, therefore, dating back to the Middle Middle Ages. Here is a quotation where we talk about an "Uvae atrae traminae cognominatae". The next document is always German, from 1150 where Traminer refers to Kleinfraenkischda Bingen. Then you have to wait four hundred years to get news of the Traminer again through Tragus Strassburg, which in 1592 locates the original grain of the Palatinate and adds also a difference to the red version, originating in Rhineland, the Rothraminer. Strassburg also comes to criticize the association of the name with the name of the (presumed) place of origin, as Traminer's country had to be considered with its ancient Latin name: Terminus. The author also refers to the land of Tramin near Landau which is often associated with the place of origin of the vine. Professor Scienza concludes its rebuilding by supporting the theory that today is considered more valid by the Alsatian scientist Stolznel in 1852, and supports laboratory analysis. The Traminer is confirmed to be descended from the wild Rhineland vines, where it was domesticated and incarnated. The intersection is credited with the Heunnisch, from which some of the most famous varieties of origin, such as Pinot, Sylvaner, Sauvignon and Riesling, originated. There are also suspicions about the Italian Ribolla. This last theory, however, sees the ostracism of traditionalists, who see the grapes domesticated by the Greeks. This is because the hypothesis described by Professor Scienza sees this Traminer domestication in the era before Hellenic civilization, or at least its expansion into Italy. This would have an important historical impact as the Traminer would become one of the first domesticated vines, from unknown populations. The above mentioned documents should be reconsidered, especially those relating to Termeno, when it comes to the Lagarino Bianco vine tramenica and the Lagarino Bianco mentioned in the documents of 1469 to the Cathedral of Trento. However, in the various laboratory analyzes a relationship has emerged between the Traminer and the Spanish Albariňo, which Spanish etymologists report that always indicate the same area as Rhineland. Professor Scienza, on the other hand, invited Professor Josè Vouillamoz of the University of Neuchâtel, rapporteur for his genetic and botanical relationship to the Traminer's renan origin, as a support for his reconstruction. So any doubt seems to have been fugitive. For the record the Traminer in Moravia and other Eastern European countries is called Prince. The Traminer still suffers from the confusion caused by the Gewürztraminer today.
||Leaf: small, pentagonal (rounded), trilobata (sometimes quinquelobata); Closing pectoral vein at V; Lateral breasts higher than U shallow; Those lower than the V open or U, shallow; Bent folded flap with lower rim; Little marked lobby; Corner at the top of the obtuse terminal lobes; Upper page glabra, dark green, opaque, bollosa; Lower page aracnoidea, gray-green; Partially red green ribs at the base, protruding; Little pronounced teeth, regular, convex, broad-based, mucronate.
Bunch: small, compact, short (squat), sometimes wedged with 1-2 wings, about 10 cm long, truncoconic; Middle peduncle, green, woody to the base.
Acino: medium, spherical, slightly elongated (almost subtropical), regular; Persistent navel; Circular cross section, regular; Pruinous peel, somewhat thick, consistent, amber-pinkish, regular; Colorless juice; Fleshy meat, special aromatic flavor; Short and thin pedicel; Evident, verrucous, green eye; Short brush, separation of the pedicel from the acinus a bit difficult.
|Characteristics of the wine obtained from this grape variety
||From the aromatic traminer you get an intense straw yellow wine with green-gold nuances, but the perfume is its distinctive feature. Very intense and aromatic, fruity, floral and vegetable with notes of yellow pulp fruit, exotic fruit, rose and acacia flowers, and some memory of herbs. The taste expresses a good balance based on soft and fresh notes, supported by a great softness, good structure and important aromatic persistence, in which bitter almonds are recognized.
||Disease resistance: good against cryptogamous diseases and tinnitus; Very good resistance to cold winter.