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Babich Gimblett Gravels Gewürztraminer 2011 Wine Review

Babich Gimblett Gravels Gewürztraminer 2011

Babich Gimblett Gravels Gewürztraminer 2011

Hawkes Bay, North Island, New Zealand

Community Score:90/100

Community Reviews: 2

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Price: $16.95

Drink: 2013-2016

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 14%

Sweetness: Dry

Wine Type: White Wine

Winery: Babich

Agent: Dionysus Wines & Spirits Ltd.

Natalie's Score: 90/100

Aromatic and classic and bone-dy. Floral with baking spices and lychee but not over-the-top. Try with curries, spices and Asian fare.

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This Babich Gimblett Gravels Gewürztraminer 2011 was reviewed on March 16, 2013 by Natalie MacLean

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Bright, even straw-yellow colour with light golden hues, pale on rim. This has an elegantly proportioned, intense and finely presented bouquet of musk, ginger and rose petals along with nuances of smoke and flint adding layers of interest. Dry, tightly concentrated and densely packed with flavours of musk, root ginger and Turkish Delight, this is softly textured and carries a subtle richness, with discreet acidity providing good tension. The palate possesses an underlying power and a little alcoholic generosity, driving the fruit, leading to a long, nuanced finish. This is a concentrated and refined Gewurztraminer to serve with Middle Eastern cuisine over the next 3-4+ years. Score: 5 (out of 5). Aromatic & Flavourful. Source: Raymond Chan, raymond-chanwinereviews.co.nz, Jan. 26,2012

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