Red Rooster Andrew Peller Estates Gewürztraminer 2012 Wine Review

Red Rooster Andrew Peller Estates Gewürztraminer 2012
Red Rooster Andrew Peller Estates Gewürztraminer 2012
Red Rooster Andrew Peller Estates Gewürztraminer 2012
Okanagan Valley, British Columbia, Canada
Community Score: 4.7/5
Community Reviews: 3
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Product #: 365940
BC Product #: 498832


 
Price: $16.95
Alcohol: 12.3%
Drink: 2014-2018
Sweetness: Medium
Bottle size: 750 ml
Wine Type: White Wine

Winery: Red Rooster Winery
Agent: Andrew Peller Limited
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Natalie's Score: 90/100

Red Rooster produces a beautiful rendition of gewurztraminer with lovely spice notes, lychee and roase petal, but never over-the-top. Perfect for Asian dishes and curries. This is a BC VQA wine.

Gewürztraminer food pairings: spicy pork, pho noodles.

Spectacular Spicy Wine

This was reviewed January 18, 2014 by
 

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Patricia Tesselaar rated this wine as 100/100 with the following review:

Really like this wine but found that I had a reaction to it that left me stuffed up next day
Dale Schierbeck rated this wine as 92/100 with the following review:

One sip, and you’re caught in a flavourful and syrupy bouquet of white fruit: pear and lychee. And, if fruit-forward isn’t enough, well, it ends with a splash of citrus: yes, as the label reads, you will certainly taste a fully-ripe and sweet grapefruit at the end. Produced on the southern tip of Okanagan Lake between Penticton and Naramata, the wine even pulls in a bit of that same jack pine that circles the Okanagan Valley. With a very floral bouquet, it is almost like pressing your face into a spring pear orchard. Ahh … that takes me back.

With decent acidity, despite the off-dry taste, and an almost peppery finish, each sip cleans the palette and makes this a very versatile wine that pairs well with everything from poultry to fruit-forward dishes – even buttery sweet dishes with some spice. Indeed, it paired phenomenally with my White Chile and even better with a spinach salad topped mango and strawberries and persimmon vinaigrette.
Winner of a Silver Medal at the 2013 Pacific Rim Wine Competition. Candied citrus notes mingle with potpourri, white rose, white pepper and a touch of lychee. Very juicy, soft and generous. Excellent fruit throughout. Spice note emerges on the finish. Source: Vintages Wine Ratings and Reviews Nov. 2013

 
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