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Reif Estate Winery Reserve Gewürztraminer 2017 Wine Review

Reif Estate Winery Reserve Gewürztraminer 2017

Reif Estate Winery Reserve Gewürztraminer 2017

Niagara River, Ontario V.Q.A., Canada

Community Score:89/100

Community Reviews: 6

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Price: $18.95

Drink: 2018-2025

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 13%

Sweetness: Dry

Wine Type: White Wine

Winery: Reif Estate Winery

Agent: Reif Estate Winery

Natalie's Score: 91/100

A gorgeous, aromatic Niagara Gewurztraminer with attractive notes of white florals, peach, Asian pear and lychee on the palate. Very Alsatian in style and elegance. Long finish. Pair with medium spices and curries.

Gewürztraminer food pairings: baked ham, panko crusted chicken, light flavoured seafood dishes, pork tenderloin..

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This Reif Estate Winery Reserve Gewürztraminer 2017 was reviewed on June 7, 2020 by Natalie MacLean

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Jane Staples - Certified Sommelier rated this wine as 91/100 with the following review:

Starts with subtle floral rose aromas, then bursts into a delicious palate reflecting lychee, ginger, ripe peach and rose petals. Great acidity and balance. Gorgeous! Pair with curries or roast turkey.
L.J. Palmer rated this wine as 91/100 with the following review:

Deep lemon, dry, full bodied and very flavourful. Pronounced aroma of spice (predominantly ginger), lemon, lime, ripe Asian pear (a bit funky) and earthy. Taste continues with spice (ginger),Asian pear and citrus. Try with curries
Pam Hatton rated this wine as 89/100 with the following review:

Pale gold with hints of copper. Subtle rose, ginger and lychee on the nose. The elegant and restrained flavours of peach and lychee carries through on a backbone of just enough acidity. A bit of an unexpected hot finish.
Jennifer Havers - WSET Level 3 rated this wine as 89/100 with the following review:

Bright and fresh! Aromas of pear, lychee, and honey with a hint of a floral note. Medium bodied and smooth with medium acidity on the palate, along with fresh orchard fruit, lychee, and a slightly spicy honeyed ginger note. a bit of heat from alcohol on a lengthy finish. Enjoy with turkey or mild vegetarian curries.
Wineboy rated this wine as 88/100 with the following review:

Lovely mouthwatering aromas of pear and rose water with a surprising citrus note. Palate starts out lighter but builds to a bigger power level. More spicy pear flavours on the palate than floral. Heavy mouthfeel perhaps from the 14% alc level.

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