*Disclaimer: I received this wine as a sample from Spy Valley Winery.
Well, if you were sitting in my living room, it would be a bottle of the 2007 Spy Valley Gewurztraminer! This is the 4th in a series of wines I’ve sampled from the Spy Valley line, which arrived here about 3 week ago. Following along with the others, I also really enjoyed the Gewurztaminer. We had it after dinner the other night, though I snuck outside to snap my photos as I couldn’t get the lighting in the house right to capture the label. Too much flash! The Spy Valley Gewurztraminer had a screw cap closure, looks to retail for somewhere around $16, and clocked in at 13.5% alcohol by volume.
On the nose I found spice, lychee, mandarin oranges, lemon, flowers, honeysuckle, a touch of cracked pepper, and jasmine. This wine had the kind of nose you just want to keep sniffing forever. In the mouth I got flavors of spicy pear, lemon, honey, yellow apple, and tangerine. The mouthfeel seemed a touch oily, but the fruit showed as quite clean. We both enjoyed this bottle.