With just .75% residual sugar, and a strong backbone of acidity, this Gewurztraminer is a food friendly wine.
90 points - Harvey Steiman of the Wine Spectator had the following to say: "Light and refreshing, with well-modulated spice and floral overtones to the lychee and pear flavors, lingering gently. Drink now through 2018."
Appellation: Columbia Valley
Vineyard: 100% Sunrise Vineyard
Assemblage: 100% Gewurztraminer
Vinification: Fruit for this blend was harvested on October 1st, 2014. The harvest analysis was the following: 22.2° Brix, 3.62 pH, and a TA of 6.7 g/L The fruit was destemmed and pressed. The juice was transferred to tank and cold settled for two days at which time it was racked off the gross lees and warmed. After 4 weeks of cold fermenting the acid and sugar came into balance. Sulfites where added, and the wine was chilled to stop the primary fermentation. The wine was heat/cold stabilized and sterile filtered prior to being bottled on February 26, 2015.
Aging: 4 months in stainless steel tank
Alcohol – 13.9% | TA – 5.7 g/L | pH – 3.55 | Glucose/Fructose – 6 g/L
304 cases produced