Category Archives: Gewurztraminer

Pacific Rim Gewurztraminer 2011

$10.99 Columbia Valley, Washington PLCB Code# 37236   Light and spicy, redolent of rose petal, cinnamon and lychee, with the flavors balanced against a soft, off-dry structure. Drink now. 5,000 cases made. –HS 89 Points Wine Spectator Feb 28, 2013 I … Continue reading

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Stanza Gewurztraminer 2008

$5.99 Monterey, California Chairman’s Selection                                                       PLCB Code#32276 Stanza Gewurztraminer is soft and fruity with aromas of ripe mango and rose petals, flavors of fresh peaches, honeysuckle and spice giving this wine its smooth crisp finish. This Gewurztraminer is great as … Continue reading

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Ernst Bretz Gewurztraminer Spatlese 2009

$12.99 Bechtolsheimer, Petersberg, Rheinhessen, Germany  Chairman’s Selection PLCB Code#32318   Very pale color.  Sweet flowery and melon nose.  Very sweet in the mouth with good body, melon and peach but no spice.  Pleasant but a bit one-dimensional. 87 Points Bob’s … Continue reading

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Torres Vina Esmeralda 2009

$7.99 Penedes, Catalunya, Spain Chairman’s Selection PLCB Code#32315 Initial mixed emotions turned to a pleasant surprise when we unscrewed this one (yes, screw cap here, no cork). When I think of Moscato I tend to pass, assuming a too-sweet grape. But … Continue reading

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Pirie South Estelle 2006

$9.99 Tasmania, Australia Chairman’s Selection PLCB Code# 17611 Dr. Pirie calls the 2006 Estelle “an upscale Edelzwicker,” composed of 50% Riesling, 30% Gewurztraminer, and 20% Pinot Gris. It offers a spicy nose with floral and tropical notes followed by a … Continue reading

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