Wine Books and DVDsWine Gifts & Wine Accessories


2014 Handley Cellars Gewurztraminer "Anderson Valley"

Winery: Handley Cellars

Vintage: 2014

Wine Name/Vineyard: "Anderson Valley"

Wine Category: Gewurztraminer

Grape blend: 100% Gewurztraminer

Region: Anderson Valley

State or country: CA

Price: $20

Cases produced: 1,144

KWG Score: 88 (based on 1 review)

Ken's Wine Rating: Very Good (88)

Review date: February 21, 2016

Wine Review: This pale straw colored Gewurtztraminer opens with a fragrant apricot and ripe lychee bouquet. On the palate, this wine is medium bodied, slightly acidic and mouthwatering. The flavor profile is a mineral infused mild apricot and lychee blend with notes of tangerine and green apple. The finish is dry and its ripe fruit flavors are nicely pronged. I would pair it with Coquille St. Jacques. Enjoy - Ken

Winemaker Notes: This dry style of Gewurztraminer shows aromas of rose petals and jasmime. It is round in the mouth with flavors of litchi and grapefruit. The lingering finish has crisp notes of ginger with a balanced creaminess. The 2014 Gewurztraminer is an excellent sipping wine. It also makes a perfect complement to a wide variety of salads. Our top salad choices are bay shrimp & avocado salad with honey-mango dressing or smoked trout salad with new potatoes topped with mustard dressing.

Organic status: not organic

Buy it: Use 1000 Corks to find stores that sell Handley 2014 Gewurztraminer.

Bookmark and Share




Subscribers: Have you tried this wine? Rate it.

(Not a subscriber? Sign up.)

E-mail address:

Rate this wine:

  • Unbelievable (100-98) (Perfect or just about)
  • Excellent (97-94) (Wine just blows you away. Just makes you yearn for more.)
  • Very Good Plus (93-90) (Wine to impress someone, but not blow them away.)
  • Very Good (89-87) (Has character, is well balanced, & distinctive.)
  • Good (86-84) (Drinkable, ordinary, & non-distinctive)
  • Did Not Like (Not recommended &/or poor)
Your comments on this wine:





Biodynamics as applied to wine; advocates organic viticulture, avoids pesticides, and combats insects with plants.

Source: What Do You Know About Wine Calendar - Richard Nidel

Plonk
View Definition & Glossary




Ken's Wine Guide
RSS Feed



Add to Google

Red Wine Reviews & Ratings | White Wine Reviews & Ratings | KensWineGuide.com Blog | Subscribe Here For E-Newsletters | Ken's Wine Reviews & Ratings
Advertising | Contact Us | Site Map | Disclaimer