5th Salon Traminec 2014

Romantic Traminer in romantic ambient in Castle Negova

by stasa cafuta trcek (text & photo)

Where: Castle Negova, Negova, Slovenia

When: 25. August, 2013

What: Salon Traminec (Festival of Traminer)

Salon Traminec become traditional event for all wine lovers who are willing to explore this fantastic and rare grape variety. 111 samples of Traminer from Slovenia, Austria, Germany, Serbia, France Alsace, and Croatia were offered to taste. This year was not too much busy; the weather was like in early autumn, perfect for tasting. The romantic ambient in Castle Negova is another reason why this Salon is magnet for guests. If you come once, I guarantee you that you will come back every year. This year I was invited by winemaker Danilo Steyer, to help him at the little wine school for winelovers. Of course the topic was Traminer, trying to find out what is the typical taste of Traminer. There are many sensory descriptions beside rose, such as citrus, floral scent, beeswax, ...


    • Gewurztraminer 2013, off dry, 12.5% Weinbau-Rebschule Gangl, Kloch, Sudoststeiermark, Austria; mineral and full taste

    • Steyer Mark Cuvee 2010 (chardonnay, traminer, pinot blanc), dry, 13.5%, Steyer, Štajerska Slovenija; very well-rounded

    • Deidesheimer Hofstuck 2012, demi sec, 12%, Ruppertsberger Weinkeller Hofeburg, Pfalz, Germany; immediately figure out which variety it is

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