Featherstone Winery Gewurztraminer 2007 Wine Review

Featherstone Winery Gewurztraminer 2007
V.Q.A. Niagara Peninsula, Ontario, Canada
Community Score: 4.4/5
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Product #: 64592

Price: $18.95
Alcohol: 12%
Drink: Now
Sweetness: Medium Dry
Bottle size: 750 ml
Wine Type: White Wine

Winery: Featherstone Winery
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Natalie's Score: 87/100

Exotic and aromatic notes of lychee, nuts and rose petals. Closed with a screwcap.

Gewurztraminer food pairings: Asian dishes.

This was reviewed August 16, 2008 by

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Sooryn rated this wine as 90/100 with the following review:

My favorite Gewurztraminer
Featherstone Gewurztraminer 2008

Vineyard: Featherstone Vineyard, Twenty Mile Bench, Vineland

Winemaker: Dave Johnson

Soils: Heavy Clay Vine Density: 1200/Acre

Planted: 2001 Rootstock: SO4 Clone: 49

Date Picked: 18th October 2008

Fruit Condition: Extremely Healthy, 6% Noble Rot

Handling: Hand Picked into small 25 kg picking bins allowing the fruit to arrive at the winery’s sorting table intact. Fruit was hand sorted, crushed and destemmed. Cold soak skin maceration for 24 hours. Juice yield less than 600 litres per tonne and transferred into stainless steel fermentation tank. 36 hours of natural cold settling then racked off gross lees. Pink hue to juice prior to fermentation.

Fermentation: Fermented with commercial yeast strain W15 . Fermentation temperature set to 12.5 degrees Celsius and began 25th October 2008. The ferment was kept on lees until 7th January 2009. Total time on primary lees: 8 weeks

Bottling date: January 15th 2009 Total

production: 183 cases

Wine analysis at bottling:
pH 2.43 T.A 9.07 g/L Alc. 12.5 % alc./vol R.S 10.6 g/L
Cellaring potential: 5 + years

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