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Reif Estate Winery Reserve Gewürztraminer 2012 Wine Review

Reif Estate Winery Reserve Gewürztraminer 2012

Reif Estate Winery Reserve Gewürztraminer 2012

Niagara River, Ontario, Canada

Community Score:81/100

Community Reviews: 3

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Price: $14.95

Drink: 2013-2016

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 13%

Sweetness: Medium Dry

Wine Type: White Wine

Winery: Reif Estate Winery

Agent: Reif Estate Winery

Natalie's Score: 88/100

Round and viscous with attractive aromas of lychee, rose petal and baking spices. Perfect for light to medium curries.

Gewürztraminer food pairings: mild curries and spices.

This Reif Estate Winery Reserve Gewürztraminer 2012 was reviewed on November 15, 2014 by Natalie MacLean

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Terry Jeans - Certified S rated this wine as 86/100 with the following review:

This is very fragrant and there are some nice notes of peach, apricots and orange blossoms. Nice acidity and a pretty long finish with the same aromas. Would be good with some spicy thai food!
Astrid Young - Sommelier ISG CAPS rated this wine as 70/100 with the following review:

Super-candied nose, what a handful of melted lemon hard candy must smell like. Litchi juice. The palate is so oxidised i can't see past it, though the predominance of candied flavours seem to somehow give way to a mineralized hint of gewurztraminer waaaay on the back ... IF you must, have it with some indian food, or maybe a spicy ceviche - heat does very well to overcome oxidation, especially in a wine that has a little residual sugar, as this does.
Tom Vigeant reviewed this wine as follows:

Nose is pleasant but atypical for a young Gewürztraminer. Aromas of apricot jam and honey remind me of a late harvest Viognier. Only slightly off dry with a moderately long finish. Medium bodied.

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