Category Archives: Gewurztraminer

Sonoma State Sensory Evaluation Workshop

Staying ahead of flaws in the cellar and quantifying perceptual differences and consumer preferences are critical to a winery’s bottom line.  Following our return from New Zealand, Sonoma State’s Wine Business Institute will partner with VESTA to again offer this … Continue reading

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Davenport Gewurztraminer

Davenport Orchards & Vineyards, Gewurztraminer nv This Gewurz embraces the classic theme of lychee, from the first smell to the last sip. It is also a very light-bodied Gewurztraminer with a little residual sugar adding some weight – a clean … Continue reading

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New and Old World Gewurztraminer

This flight features two very different incarnations of this grape; both well-done yet very different. Domaine Zind Humbrecht, Alsace, Gewurztraminer 2008 The nose features roses galore, a spicy floral production with honey and tropical fruit in the mix as well. … Continue reading

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Navarro Edelzwicker 2008

Navarro Vineyards, Mendocino Table Wine, Edelzwicker 2008 The flowers are vibrant when you smell this wine – really delightful. In the mouth the fruit combines nicely with the sweetness. You’ll also pick up a sense of the Gewurz and its … Continue reading

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Keuka Spring Gewurztraminer 2008

Keuka Spring, Finger Lakes, Gewurztraminer 2008 The nose features spicy floral notes, like roses and very pretty at that. In the mouth it is round, with a little RS, lots of lychee fruit, and a brightness that eludes many of … Continue reading

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Trimbach Gewurztraminer 2006

Trimbach, Alsace, Gewurztraminer 2006 In the nose you’ll find lychee, spicy flowers, green herbs and roses. In the mouth this rendering of the grape is broad, lowish in acid, rounded, featuring an evolved tropical fruit character, a sense of complexity … Continue reading

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Family wineries in California

The Wine Institute and the California Association of Winegrape Growers hosted a seminar and tasting yesterday to showcase the passing of the torch in California’s winegrowing families. Featured speakers included Warren Bogle, whose family has been farming in Clarksburg for … Continue reading

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Navarro grape juice 2008

Navarro, Mendocino, Gewurztraminer, Grape Juice 2008 This has long been a personal favorite of mine and during our trip to Mendo in March we were treated to a new way to enjoy it. At Cafe Beaujolais the juice was made … Continue reading

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Sonoma County Harvest Fair 2009 white wine stars

Taft Street, Russian River Valley, Pinot Gris 2008 The glass is filled with perfume and cotton candy – a very pretty Pinot Gris.  In the mouth it is moderately acidic and tastes of citrus overlaid with flowers. P&B in Sebastopol … Continue reading

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Husch Gewurztraminer 2007

Husch, Anderson Valley, Gewurztraminer 2007 This Gewurz has a lot of sweet perfume in the nose. In the mouth, it’s fresh, tasting of lychee with just a bit of RS at .8% – nice. GP&B in Philo 13.9% $9.99 at … Continue reading

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