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2011 Navarro Vineyards White Blends or Varietals "Edelzwicker"

Navarro 2011 Edelzwicker

Winery: Navarro Vineyards

Vintage: 2011

Wine Name/Vineyard: "Edelzwicker"

Wine Category: White Blends or Varietals

Grape blend: 42% Riesling, 33% Gewürztraminer & 25% Pinot Gris

Bottle size: 750 ml

Region: Anderson Valley

State or country: CA

Price: $14

Cases produced: 1,517

KWG Score: 89 (based on 1 review)

Ken's Wine Rating: Very Good (89)

Review date: August 16, 2012

Wine Review: This very pale yellow color white blend is always very good and a great deal. It opens with an inviting and gentle peach bouquet. On the palate this wine is light bodied, balanced and crisp. The flavor profile is a tangerine and peach blend with a touch of mineralty mixed in. The finish is semi-dry and pleasantly refreshing. This wine is a nice poolside wine to enjoy with coconut shrimp. Enjoy – Ken

Winemaker Notes: Navarro's 2011 Edelzwicker goes back to the 17th century parameters. It is truly noble, containing 42% Riesling, 33% Gewürztraminer and 25% Pinot Gris. Aromatic, spicy and lip smacking, it would be great with foie gras, sauerkraut, flammekueche, kugelhopf, Strasbourg sausage, and Munster cheese.

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