Gewurztraminer/apple holiday wine

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  1. Nov 8, 2019 #1

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    I have a hankering to buy some G.wurtz grapes and mix wine with a fresh apple wine(maybe with a hint of cinnamon) and I wonder if any of you more practiced somaliers out there would tellme if you think this would be a disaster before I spend the money? I've been kicking it around for 2 years now.
     
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    Why don't you try it on a small scale with a bottle of commercial Gewurtz?
     
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    See, this is why I come here. That's a GREAT idea. I bet I could find a good apple wine around these parts as well, just for taste testing sake.
     
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    I agree with the suggestion. Gewurtz can be very floral with a definite taste that might not be beneficial with apple wine. but try various percentage blends as a bench trial.
     
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    True it does, but it is so crisp when cool with a fine sweet taste, I think maybe it's more a matter of finding the right apple wine. Anyways, I'm going to make a couple purchases this weekend and try some mixing.
     
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    Make a gallon of each. Do bench trials to see how they blend. If you dont like the blends you always have the rest of the two gallon to drink seperately. Arne
     
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    For what it's worth, I think Riesling and apple would be an awesome combo.
     
  8. Nov 13, 2019 at 11:28 PM #8

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    I think your idea is cool and very doable.
    Which ever wine kit you decide I would choose a moderately priced kit,secondly make a fresh apple fpac( Granny Smith apples),. Sauteed them down ,place them in a bag and place them directly into the mix.Done.
    Alternative, wine apples and in the secondary 1 cinnamon. Stick. If you want a real mall wine a couple of cloves.
     

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