Joe Riley Posted November 17, 2006 Share Posted November 17, 2006 For the second year in a row, I've become rather enamored of this little wine, the first white wine from the Northern hemisphere from 2006. It's pretty stuff, very uncomplicated, yet it has varietal character. This may be the best dry American Gewürztraminer I've had in years, since the last time I tried Navarro Dry Gewürztraminer, which is only available in restaurants. And it's under $10, with a Stel-Vin closure to boot! Here is the winery's spiel: http://www.avvwine.com/scripts/display_pro...p?product_id=31 Appellation North CoastGrape Varietal 100% Gewürztraminer Barrel Regimen This wine sees no barrels. We don't even leave them in front of the tanks Cases Produced 10,000 Release Date 11/1/2006 Alcohol (by volume) 12.5% Residual sugar 7 g/Liter "The First Wine of the Vintage! A white counterpart to Nouveau Beaujolais. New Gewürz accentuates the inherent, unique characteristics of the Gewürztraminer grape. To capture and enhance the lively, spicy character of this varietal, we cold-ferment the chilled juice then immediately bottle the wine. The Wine Report says - … to satisfy the passionate winelovers, there’s New Gewurz from Alexander Valley Vineyards, which actually beat Beaujolais Nouveau to the marketplace. This fruity, spicy white has a trace of residual sugar, a tiny bit of spritz and that trademark floral, brown spice, grapefruit zest and ginger personality. It’s crisp and delicious. This wine is sure to please both the wine geek at your table as well as the wine novice. Try pairing it with holiday dinners or any bold and spicy dish. Chill well, twist the top and enjoy!" Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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