Light silvery gold in color. The nose has slight lychee nuts and a bit of grapefruit. On the palate, this is slightly sweet but has a sugary quality to it. A bit of grapefruit as well. Long finish that turns dry. Would work well with the right foods, especially spicy foods. Nice value at $18.
10% Gewurztraminer, 30% Pinot Blanc, 30% Pinot Gris, 30% Riesling. This is made in the traditional method. It does not appear to be labelled as Cremant. Light silvery/yellow/white/gold in color. Very pale. A nice head of medium sized bubbles. The nose is nice with a bit of seltzer and slight lemon. On the palate, this has slight lime peel with some juniper berry (Gin) and other herbals. Not a lot of depth but very refreshing. Slightly short on the finish. This is easy drinking sparkling wine. Dry and very food friendly. At $16, this is a nice value.
This was a very good value and is drinking very well. Around $20. Light golden in color. The nose is more restrained with nice lychees, peaches and minerality. On the palate, this is slightly viscous and slightly sweet. None of the bitter almond that sometimes shows up in Gewurztraminer. Peaches and minerals. Best when not served to cold. Perhaps around $60F. The wine gets more expressive and rounder. Worked with a wide variety of foods. This is a bit more restrained than many of the other Gewurztraminers in this price range which is probably a good thing. It works more as a tot
Light gold in color. The nose is nice if a bit reserved. Lychees with slight peach. On the palate, this is mostly dry with just a hint of sweetness. More like a perception than actual sweetness. Peaches. Refreshing. Nice balance. This is a very food friendly wine. Easy to drink. Good value at around $20. No bitterness. Drinking well right now, I don't think it improves.
Light golden in color with some green hues swirling about. A very nice nose with lychee nuts, slight peaches and almonds. On the palate, this has a slight bitterness that is often found in Gewurztraminer. It is medium sweet which is also what the indice on the back label indicates. The palate has slight peach with nice minerality. Slightly viscous. Consumed over two days, it was better on day 2 with the bitterness receding and the wine coming together. Reasonably food friendly with lighter foods though would also work well with heavier spiced foods such as Indian or Thai. It probabl
Israel now has a vibrant wine culture. Despite a history going back for centuries, wine production is really rather recent as little wine was made during the period of Arab control. Tulip is one of the better wineries making a wide range of international varietals. A blend of 60% Sauvignon Blanc and 40% Gewurztraminer, this is green/gold in color. The nose has some initial lemon notes followed with some canned white grapefruit juice qualities. On the palate, this is round but retains a nice acidity. Grapefruit. Slight sour lemon candy notes. A bit clipped and warming on the finish.
Light golden in color. What a gorgeous nose. Lychees, peaches and minerals. On the palate, this is slightly sweet but not much. Great minerality. Some peach notes. Wonderful mouthfeel. Good acidity. Went great with spicy Indian food. Long finish. A beautiful wine. It is still quite young and will continue to improve for a decade at least and be good for another decade after that. $75 but might just be worth it!
Light golden in color. The nose has slight lychees. Some minerals. On the palate, this has a nice, slightly oily texture. It is dry (as the label says). Minerals and slight peach. Nice finish.