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2014 Goose Watch Winery White Blends or Varietals "Traminette"

Winery: Goose Watch Winery

Vintage: 2014

Wine Name/Vineyard: "Traminette"

Wine Category: White Blends or Varietals

Grape blend: 100% Traminette

Region: Finger Lakes

State or country: NY

Price: $13

Cases produced: 600

KWG Score: 90 (based on 1 review)

Average Virtual Score: 95 (based on 1 review)

Ken's Wine Rating: Very Good+ (90)

Review date: September 4, 2015

Wine Review: This Traminette from the Finger Lakes was one of my favorite hybrid wines that I discovered at the Wine Bloggers conference. It opens with a fragrant and pleasant mild lychee bouquet with a hint of lime. On the palate, this wine is light bodied, balanced, and easy to drink. The flavor profile is a tasty lychee and lime blend with hints of gentle yellow grapefruit. The finish is dry and refreshing. This wine is a steal at $13 and would pair well with cashew chicken. Enjoy – Ken

Winemaker Notes: Made from a new premium wine grape developed by Cornell University, our Traminette is very dry, with a distinctive spicy finish that is reminiscent of Gewurztraminer, (which is one of Traminette's parent varieties). The crisp fruit flavors and spicy finish make this wine a great accompaniment to many oriental dishes.

Organic status: not organic

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