"Love Me or Leave Me" Gewurztraminer
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2015 Ovum "Love Me or Leave Me" Gewurztraminer (Serpentine Clay)

9/29 harvest. 12.8%, 7g/L RS.

Restrained smoky, salty, raw sugar cane, burnt orange peel, wet stone. Highly textured and clean, the RS doesn't seem apparent - as refined as GW comes.

"The bouquet wafts from the glass in lovely and utterly classic blend of lychee nut, rosewater, a touch of spices meats, a nice dollop of soil and a touch
of white flowers in the upper register. On the palate the wine is deep, full-bodied, crisp and nascently complex, with an excellent core of fruit, bright acids, lovely focus and grip and a very long, still quite primary finish. The seven grams of residual sugar simply buffer the acidity here seamlessly and the overall impression is of a bone dry wine. This reminds me a lot of a top
young vintage of Trimbach Seigneurs de Ribeaupierre
, which is about as high praise as I can offer for young gewürztraminer! Excellent juice. 2016-2030+."  -John Gilman, A View from the Cellar, Issue #65

93 points - JG

 

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