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2011 Handley Cellars Gewurztraminer Anderson Valley
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89 Points | Stephen Tanzer's IWC - May/June 2013

Light, bright yellow.  Pungent citrus zest and tropical fruit aromas and flavors are complemented by notes of white pepper and rose.  Exotic in flavor but lively and sharply focused, with good finishing clarity and lingering spiciness.  This wine shows more energy than many New World versions of the variety and should be very flexible with food.

85 Points | Wine Spectator

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