Wine Review

Color:  White

Type:  Table

Maturity:  Ready

Appellation:  El Dorado
Country:  United States

State:  California

County:  El Dorado

Region:  Sierra Foothills (CA)
Producer Wine Name Varietal Reviewer Rating Vintage Cost
Madro├▒a Vineyards    Gew├╝rztraminer Mike Taylor Very good  2004  $10.00
An enjoyable Gewurztraminer is the 2004 release from Madro˝a. With an off-dry style, the wine has 0.3% residual sugar - no where near sticky - and very food friendly. The wine shows a clear lemon yellow color. The nose has subtle aromas of honeysuckle, fig and hazelnuts. The palate is coated with a full bodied wine with a velvety consistency that offers up spicy flavors. The acidity is fresh and lively and keeps the sugars in check while providing the food-friendly backbone. The wine parts with a warm finish.
 
 
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Date added: January 02, 2007
 
Superb: 95-100 | Excellent: 90-94 | Very Good: 85-89 | Good: 80-84 | Ordinary: 75-79 | Undrinkable: 50-74

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