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91 • White Springs 2007 Gewürztraminer, Finger Lakes $13.99. Best Buy.
Pale golden yellow color. Aromas of minerals, lemon, lychee nut, and cream follow through on a dry racy texture. Classic, Germanic dry minerality on the palate with bright acidity and a penetrating finish. Pair with smoked oysters and escargot. (tasted on Mar-09-2009)
89 • Ferrante 2007 "Signature Series", Gewürztraminer, Grand River Valley $14.99. Best Buy.
golden yellow color. Aromas of melon yogurt, lychee, creamy nougat and spice follow through on a soft, round entry to a dry-yet-fruity medium body with peaches and cream notes and a smoky mineral ore accent on the finish. Nicely styled. (tasted on Mar-09-2009)
88 • Rooster Hill 2007 Estate, Gewürztraminer, Finger Lakes $15.99.
Golden yellow color. Spicy apricot pie, wintermint, and praline aromas follow through on a soft entry to a fruity-yet-dry medium body with zesty lime and mineral notes and a refreshing palate stimulating finish. (tasted on Mar-09-2009)
87 • Lynfred 2007 Gewürztraminer, American $20.
Pale straw color. Lychee, yellow rose, and fruit salad aromas and flavors. Soft, peach and apple pastry notes. Round and polished. (tasted on Mar-02-2009)
84 • Wagner Vineyards 2007 Semi Dry, Gewürztraminer, Finger Lakes $14.99.
Pale silvery straw color. Aromas of dried lavender, lemon curd, and honey. Soft, fruity palate. Round citrus creme brulee finish with a touch of lemon grass. Pleasant. (tasted on Mar-02-2009)
84 • Sakonnet 2007 Estate Grown, Gewürztraminer, Southeastern New England $18.95.
Shy waxy apple, peach blossom, and bath oil aromas follow though on a soft entry to a dryish light-to-medium body with faint kiwi, grapefruit, and nut notes. Finishes with a tart apple core and lime zest fade. (tasted on Mar-09-2009)
83 • Tyee 2006 Estate, Gewürztraminer, Willamette Valley $16.
Pure golden color. Aromas of singed peach pie crust, nuts, and lemongrass follow through on a soft entry to a dry-yet-fruity medium body with browned apple, dried banana, and white pepper notes. Finishes with a apple brandy and manzanilla sherry accented fade. (tasted on Mar-09-2009)
83 • Henry Estate 2007 Dry, Gewürztraminer, Umpqua Valley $13.
Platinum straw color. Apple, orange and Brazil nut aromas and flavors. Tangy, talc, and pepper finish. Pair with onion quiche. (tasted on Mar-02-2009)
81 • Duck Pond 2008 Gewurztraminer, Columbia Valley $10.|Find-a-Wine|
Candied lemon, passionfruit, and apricot custard aroma and flavors with a soft juicy palate and boozy, mineral, pepper, and apple skin accented finish. (tasted on Mar-02-2009)