Bottle Notes

2013 Navarro Vineyards Gewürztraminer – Bottle Notes

Located in the Anderson Valley, Navarro Vineyards has been producing exceptional, fairly-priced wines since 1974. The winery is best known for its range of Pinot Noirs, including the showstopper Deep End Blend (available through futures). They also produce an age-worthy Cabernet Sauvignon a delicious Zinfandel and their whites are noteworthy with a one-of-a-kind Riesling, Gewurztaminer and Muscat Blanc.

Very light in color. Almost pale. 13.7% ABV. Stone fruits, spice and grass on the nose. Medium body with beautiful acidity. Nicely balanced. Pears, peach and lychee fruit on the palate. The finish is long and spicy. What a delicious and refreshing wine. Drink over the next several years.

My rating: 90 points.

From memory this was not much more than $20 from the winery. I’ll look to buy this in bulk prior to next Summer.

I previously wrote about Navarro in If I had to Pick Just One Wine Club, It’d be Navarro. You absolutely must visit the winery if you are ever in the Anderson Valley.

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