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Gundlach Bundschu Gewurztraminer Estate Vineyard Sonoma Coast 2013


Recommendation: An OUTSTANDING dry Gewurztraminer at a great price.

Winery/Producer: Gundlach Bundschu Winery; Sonoma, California.

Grape Variety: Gewurztraminer.

Geographic Region, Appellation: Sonoma Coast, California.

Vintage: 2013

Price: $17.10 (with a 10% discount)

Purchased From: The Caviste Wine Shop; Winston-Salem, North Carolina.

Paired With: Thai chicken with peanut sauce; basmati rice; peas.

Tasting:

    He said: Chilled before opening. Crystal clear with just the slightest tint of lemon yellow color. Wonderful floral aromas. Creamy mouth feel with ripe pear and mineral taste that had a very slight bitter end to the medium-long dry finish. We liked the 2012 and 2010 vintages and this was every bit as good. Maybe a little more mineral taste in the 2013. For us it’s so food friendly and a wine that continues to get two thumbs up from me. And, maybe what says the most…it’s a wine we continue to drink again and again.

    She said: Absolutely fabulous with the dinner. Dry but floral; it hit the spot with this slightly spicy dinner. When I added sriracha sauce to the dinner it was less desirable. It’s still my favorite Gewurztraminer.

    Comments: See also our previous posts for Gundlach Bundschu Gewurztraminer Estate Vineyard Sonoma Coast 2012 and http://www.tastedonline.com/white-wines/gewurztraminer/gundlach-bundschu-gewurztraminer-2010/

Alcohol: 14.3%

Bar code: 0 87000 30405 5