88 Points | International Wine Cellar , May/June 2010
($25) Light, bright yellow. Pungent, complex aromas of leesy pit fruits, tangerine, flowers and honey. More graceful and less exotic than most versions of the variety, offering silky yellow fruit and citrus zest flavors with a hint of floral honey. Gains sweetness with air but retains energy, finishing with gentle grip and a slight bitter edge.
89 Points | Wine Spectator
87 Points | Robert Parker's The Wine Advocate
It is remarkable that an industry essentially less than a half-century old could capture the attention of the American wine-buying public to the degree that California has. Powerful consumer interest in California wine is driven by two major factors. The more obvious reason is that California's best wines, which come from grapes grown in...
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One of the wine world's love-it-or-hate-it grapes, Gewürztraminer is for many wine lovers the signature variety of Alsace. Its highly perfumed aromas of rose petal, smoked meat, lychee, grapefruit, and spices are immediate and captivating, although some examples lack refinement and seem a bit blowzy owing to low acidity and high alcohol. Gewürztraminer is...
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