Gewurztraminer is a grape variety known for its perfumed aromas ranging from blossom to lychee and orange peel. It is typically full-bodied with low acidity and can range from dry to sweet. The variety is most commonly associated with the Alsace region of northeastern France, but can be found in wine regions worldwide. The variety gets its distinctive aroma from the presence of monoterpenes in the skins and is considered a spiritual home of Gewurztraminer. Gewurztraminer's parentage is uncertain, but it may be a descendant of the red-berried Traminer. It is also grown in Germany, Austria, and Italy, and in small amounts in Australia, New Zealand, Oregon, and Washington.