The nose is highly perfumed, with aromas of white flowers, pears, and a hint of coconut. The fruit is more simple on the palate, apple and a touch of banana, with lime zest finish. Drink with fried chicken. Recommended. 87 points. DBH WHO: Lula Cellars WHAT: Gewurztraminer WHEN: 2017 WHERE:
This is complex and bright, gracefully blending stone fruit and citrus. Peaches and honeysuckle waft up sweetly from the glass. Classic Gewurzt white pepper makes its appearance on the palate, with white peach and pink grapefruit. Drink with monkfish in butter. Highly Recommended. 92 points. WHO: Dutton Goldfield WHAT: Gewürztraminer
Aromas of apples and pears practically leap out of the glass. Sweet, almost syrupy ripe pears and Honeycrisp apples make up the palate. Bare hints of white pepper show the presence of Gewürztraminer, but the softness of Pinot Gris and the sweetness of Riesling dominate. Drink with chicken and biscuits. Recommended.
Fresh green apples dusted with nutmeg waft up on the nose. On the palate, the apple goes from freshly cut to lightly baked and the nutmeg is even richer. White pepper is followed by hints of citrus pith on the finish. This California Gewürz is a lovely melange of fruit
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