Thursday, May 15, 2014

Try This, Cellar That - BC Gewurztraminer

This week we showcase BC Gewurztraminer:

Try This...
See Ya Later Ranch 2013 Gewurztraminer - $16
Playful nose and ripe, juicy, off-dry palate, balanced nicely with crab apple acidity. Lychee and white peach aromas and flavours dominate while apple cider and mineral notes add complexity. Enjoy this wine in the year it was produced.
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Cellar That...
JoieFarm 2011 "En Famille" Reserve Gewurztraminer - $28
Though it draws its inspiration from Grand Cru Alsatian examples, this is a classic BC Gewurztraminer with excellent balance and attention to detail from the refined floral medley and seductive tropical fruit on the nose to the lip-smacking, off-dry palate full of ripe lychee fruit and generous spice that lingers on the long, long finish. This single vineyard Gewurztraminer should improve further after another 1-2 years in your cellar - ageable Goo!
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 - Liam Carrier ©copyright 2014

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