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2007 Knapp Vineyards White Blends or Varietals "Estate Grown Vignoles"

Knapp 2007 Vignoles

Winery: Knapp Vineyards

Vintage: 2007

Wine Name/Vineyard: "Estate Grown Vignoles"

Wine Category: White Blends or Varietals

Grape blend: 100% Vignoles

Bottle size: 750 ml

Region: Finger Lakes

State or country: NY

Price: $11

Cases produced: unknown

KWG Score: 87 (based on 1 review)

Ken's Wine Rating: Very Good (87)

Review date: February 7, 2010

Wine Review: Have you ever heard of Vignoles? Me neither, but I thought I would give it a try. What I found is a wine that my sister would really like. It is pale yellow colored and opens with a mild lime bouquet with a hint of Clementine, white grape, and wet stone. On the palate, this wine is full bodied, balanced, semi sweet, and viscous. The flavor profile is a mild pineapple with faint notes of apricot, peach, and lime in the background. The finish is continues as semi sweet, but yet it is held in check with a little gentle acidity. It is refreshing and pleasant. Our mini group of tasters thought it would be perfect to pair with spicy Thai food or a rich dessert. Enjoy - Ken

Winemaker Notes: Tropical fruit flavor and zesty acidity are balanced by a luscious sweetness in the Vignoles from Knapp. This style wine is pleasant with spicy foods, cheesecake or ripe fruit.

Organic status: not organic

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