Conundrum 2007

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winemaker's notes:Gorgeous aromas of apricot honeysuckle and vanilla and lime zest enhance a deeply-flavored palate of tropical fruit peach pear and honeydew melon flavors. The complexity of this

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Conundrum Wines:
What is that wonderfully robust, floral and bright tropical taste? Is it green apple, tangerine or honeysuckle? Could it possibly be apricot, melon, pear or light vanilla? That’s the Conundrum. Our proprietarily blend of California white grapes create a lush, creamy texture that leads to the mouth-watering question, “Mmmm, what’s in there?” We’re not telling. Can you guess?

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Snooth User: JVM
181173153
3.50 5
05/18/2009

Versital white wine.......sharing the table with fried chicken, pan fried trout, BLT sandwiches, grilled pork chops, gumbo, summer salads, and blueberry pound cake.....stands up to all of it. The Conundrum has been a favorite for many years. Each vintage seeming to offer one constant.....surprise. As the name suggests.....there is a puzzle in each bottle......complex.....taking the best from each grape varietal.


Snooth User: Kate Statton
8538361,079
4.00 5
04/02/2012

This is a lovely white wine for summer evenings and barbecues with friends.


Snooth User: Lushsot
380348157
3.00 5
03/18/2010

I liked this wine, my husband loved it with his trout. Great for a hot summer day. For me it almost hits that too sweet mark, but not quite.


Snooth User: rjrausch
170543139
4.00 5
05/03/2009

light watered down yellow color, floral and peach nose with hints of viognier nose(fruit loops). Sweet with heavy hint on viognier, acidic. Great with bacon per Gary V. (@garyvee) Wish they would reveal their distribution of varietals.


Snooth User: Hellfire4
38705610
5.00 5
02/21/2010

By far my favirite White wine. Complex flavor, and well rounded finish. I do like whites a little sweet, and this has bite as well as warm fruity nodes. This is one that each glass is consistent, rather than turning your taste buds bitter or sour. Fantastic!


Snooth User: Rickkronos
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4.50 5
01/07/2010

Conundrum - I could taste the nice flavor of this wine even after sharing 2 bottles of bubbly on New Years. My wife who likes crappy white zin also likes this as it is not a dry wine. A Swiss Army knife of white wines?


Snooth User: mikesue24
5649098
4.00 5
08/25/2012

One of my favorite wines. I like to take a bottle with me on a cruise and drink on my balcony with lunch. It goes with everything or just by itself.


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External Reviews for Conundrum

External Review
09/15/2009

Pours a light straw gold, with floral aromas predominant. Bright and clean, with a world of depth and complexity. Tart and refreshing, with hints of melon, stone fruit and a nice coriander spice. A very intense wine, with layered richness and bracing palate-cleansing crispness.


External Review
Source: CityWineCellar.com
10/15/2009

Tasting notes Powerful aromas of green apple, tangerine zest and honeysuckle. Core flavors of apricot, melon, pear and light vanilla are beautifully balanced by the sparkling acidity of citrus fruits. The lush, creamy, mouth-filling texture is heightened by powerful floral and bright tropical fruit notes and leads to a full, powerful finish. Wine maker notes Conundrum has repeatedly stood on its own as a dramatically different white wine blend that surpasses the scope of single-varietal bottlings. Its layered floral, tropical, spicy flavors and lush texture make it pleasing to the palate as well as complementary to a wide rage of foods. The conundrum-or puzzle-of the wine's exact varietal composition is not revealed but meant to be explored and enjoyed.


External Review
05/18/2011

Wonderful complexity and range of flavors, with ripe pear, fig, nectarine, tangerine, vanilla and anise notes, turning smooth and revealing layers of depth. Sauvignon Blanc, Chardonnay, Sèmillon and others. Drink now through 2005.


External Review
01/15/2010

Bursting with fragrant honeysuckle and jasmine, with ripe melon, peach, nectarine and honeycomb grace notes. Intensely flavored, with a refreshing acidity. Drink now. 92,000 cases made. -MW Wine Spectator. A Proprietary Blend wine from California in USA. 2007 Conundrum 375ml


External Review
Source: CityWineCellar.com
07/22/2010

winemaker's notes:Gorgeous aromas of apricot, honeysuckle, and vanilla and lime zest enhance a deeply-flavored palate of tropical fruit, peach, pear and honeydew melon flavors. The complexity of this wine is brought into balance with a rich, round, soft texture; fresh, supportive acidity; and a stunning, satisfying finish.


External Review
05/18/2011

Floral and aromatic. with peach, nectarine and spicy melon flavors that are intense and vivid, lingering on the finish. Has a fleshy texture and refreshing acidity. Sauvignon Blanc, Muscat Canelli, Chardonnay and Viognier. Drink now.


External Review
05/18/2011

Round and ripe, with a panoply of melon, orange rind, pear and floral tones. Tangy citrus notes and a hint of vanilla shape the intense finish. Sauvignon Blanc, Chardonnay, Muscat Canelli, Viognier and Sémillon. Drink now.


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