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Johnson Estate

Johnson Estate
2017 Freelings Creek Reserve, Traminette, Lake Erie

Pair this wine with:
Chicken Fish Shellfish

Category: Traminette

Date Tasted:
Country: USA
Alcohol: 13.5% RS: 2%
92 Points
Gold Medal
Exceptional
$14.49
Best Buy

Johnson Estate
2017 Freelings Creek Reserve, Traminette, Lake Erie

Pair this wine with:
Chicken Fish Shellfish

Category: Traminette

Date Tasted:
Country: USA
Alcohol: 13.5% RS: 2%
Silvery emerald straw color. Green aromas of kiwi, gooseberry, basil, and lily with a satiny, crisp, off-dry light body and an even, breezy lime candies, yuzu, and lavender finish with no oak flavor. Exotic citrus notes tantalize the senses in this delicious Traminette that will appeal to sauvignon Blanc lovers.

Tasting Info

Wine Glass Style: Fruity, Crisp & Lively & Juicy & Smooth
Aroma Aroma: kiwi, gooseberry, basil, and lily
Taste Flavor: lime candies, yuzu, and lavender
Sweetness Sweetness: Off-Dry
Enjoy Enjoy: Now on its own and with food
Recipes Pairing: Chicken Kebobs, Ceviche, Jambalaya
Bottom Line Bottom Line: Exotic citrus notes tantalize the senses in this delicious Traminette that will appeal to sauvignon Blanc lovers.

The Producer

Johnson Estate Winery

The Producer
8419 W Rte 20
Westfield, NY 14787
USA
1 716-326-2191

Their Portfolio

94 Johnson Estate NV May Carbonated White Wine, American 12% (USA) $15.00.
86 Johnson Estate NV Cherry Wine, American 21% (USA) $15.00.
86 Johnson Estate 2015 Founders’ Red Freelings Creek Reserve, New York State 13% (USA) $14.99.
84 Johnson Estate 2016 Ice Wine , Vidal Blanc, Lake Erie 12% (USA) $34.99.
89 Johnson Estate 2016 Freelings Creek Reserve Dry, Riesling, Lake Erie 11% (USA) $13.49.
89 Johnson Estate 2016 Freelings Creek Reserve Semi-Dry, Riesling, Lake Erie 11% (USA) $13.49.
90 Johnson Estate 2016 Freelings Creek Reserve Sweet, Riesling, Lake Erie 11% (USA) $13.49.
89 Johnson Estate 2016 Freelings Creek Reserve Black Locust Dry, Riesling, Lake Erie 12% (USA) $18.99.
90 Johnson Estate 2016 Freelings Creek Reserve, Traminette, Lake Erie 11.5% (USA) $13.49.
84 Johnson Estate 2016 Estate Grown, Seyval Blanc, Lake Erie 11% (USA) $9.99.
82 Johnson Estate 2017 Freelings Creek Reserve, Marechal Foch, Lake Erie 12% (USA) $13.99.
90 Johnson Estate 2016 Freelings Creek Reserve Founders’ Red Blend, New York State 13% (USA) $13.99.
90 Johnson Estate 2017 Estate Grown Ruby Dry Rosé, Lake Erie 11% (USA) $13.99.
89 Johnson Estate 2017 Freelings Creek Reserve, Vidal Blanc, Lake Erie 11% (USA) $12.99.
88 Johnson Estate 2017 Estate Grown Sweet Wine, Concord, Lake Erie 11% (USA) $8.99.
89 Johnson Estate 2017 Estate Grown Pink Sweet Wine, Catawba, Lake Erie 11% (USA) $8.99.
84 Johnson Estate 2017 Estate Grown Sweet Wine, Niagara, Lake Erie 11% (USA) $8.99.
85 Johnson Estate 2016 Freelings Creek Reserve, Chardonnay, Lake Erie 12% (USA) $13.99.
90 Johnson Estate 2016 Freelings Creek Reserve, Cabernet Sauvignon, New York State 13% (USA) $15.99.
88 Johnson Estate 2016 Freelings Creek Reserve, Pinot Noir, Lake Erie 12% (USA) $15.99.
91 Johnson Estate 2017 Ice Wine, Chambourcin, Lake Erie 10.6% (USA) $35.99.
86 Johnson Estate 2017 Freelings Creek Reserve Toasted Oak, Chardonnay, Lake Erie 12% (USA) $14.99.
84 Johnson Estate 2017 Freelings Creek Reserve Bright Steel, Chardonnay, Lake Erie 12% (USA) $14.99.
85 Johnson Estate 2017 Freelings Creek Reserve Black Locust Dry Riesling, Riesling, Lake Erie 11.5% (USA) $24.49.
85 Johnson Estate 2017 Freelings Creek Reserve Dry Riesling, Riesling, Lake Erie 11% (USA) $14.99.
87 Johnson Estate 2017 Freelings Creek Reserve Semi-Dry Riesling, Riesling, Lake Erie 11% (USA) $14.99.
87 Johnson Estate 2017 Freelings Creek Reserve Sweet Riesling, Riesling, Lake Erie 11% (USA) $14.99.
83 Johnson Estate 2017 Freelings Creek Reserve, Seyval Blanc, Lake Erie 11% (USA) $11.49.
88 Johnson Estate 2017 Freelings Creek Reserve, Vidal Blanc, Lake Erie 11% (USA) $11.49.
92 Johnson Estate 2017 Freelings Creek Reserve, Traminette, Lake Erie 13.5% (USA) $14.49.

Traminette

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Serve in a White Wine Glass
Traminette is an hybrid grape, a cross between a French-American hybrid Joannes Seyve and Gewurztraminer. The wine is produced in several states including Illinois, Virginia, Michigan and Maryland. The wines are medium-bodied with fragrant aromas of jasmine, orange blossom and lychee; they are made both dry or with a light touch of sweetness and are meant to be consumed young and fresh. There are also a few sparkling versions produced. Pair with scallops, Thai food or Asian cuisine.