Fetzer Gewürztraminer California Valley Oaks 2005
"It’s often called gavurtz because it’s hard to say, and even harder to spell. This wine, though, is a secret weapon, great for taming spicy foods or sipping on its own. Enjoy the honeyed apricot and peach flavors in the glass, and breathe deeply to capture the aromas of rose petals and honeysuckle. Lots of people love this wine, even if they’ll never spell it. Just ask for gavurtz. We’ll know what you mean." Dennis Martin Winemaker
Fetzer Vineyards was founded in 1968 in beautiful Mendocino County by Barney and Kathleen Fetzer. One of the first California wineries to branch out into serious Chardonnay production, Fetzer remains committed to sustainability and environmentally conscious wine production. Dennis Martin oversees all wine-making at Fetzer and is assisted by Charlie Gilmore and Michael Chupp, who are in charge of white wine making and red wine making respectively.
i was really surprised, this gewurztraminer is full, floral, and has a great sweetness that isn't overwhelming and reflects the essential gewurztraminer taste. so good for the price
Aromas of apricot, nectarine, honeysuckle, floral; medium bodied; not too sweet; very nice price
This is one of two whites I come back to again and again. I love this with grilled shrimp, or just to drink on its own, especially during the warm summer months.
A little too dry, but great with chicken and turkey.
Three and a half glasses
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