90 Points | International Wine Cellar , September/October 2011
($55) Good deep yellow. Rose petal, grapefruit, dried lime, guava and cinnamon on the nose, along with a suave floral nuance. Energetic ripe citrus and spicy, smoky flavors remain persistent and pure through the very long finish. (Banville & Jones, New York, NY)
93 Points | Robert Parker's The Wine Advocate
Italy, like France, offers a world of wine styles within a single country: dry
Italian white wines ranging from lively and minerally to powerful and full-bodied; cheap
and cheerful Italian red wines in both a cooler, northern style and a richer, warmer southern
style; structured, powerful reds capable of long aging in bottle; sparkling wines;
sweet wines and dessert wines.
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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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