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Traminette Semi-Dry'04

Traminette (Semi-Dry)'04 Wine Details
Price: $10.99 per bottle

Description: A newer variety developed by Cornell Agricultural Center.This descendant of the Gewurztraminer is winning the hearts of new york wine lovers everywhere.With it's elegant floral aroma,great boquet of fruit flavor,and wonderful spice character,you really see the similarity to it's parent.Beacuse of it's winter hardiness, you will find it more abundant here in New york as you do the riesling. Serving suggestions:Oriental,poultry,and seafood.

Varietal Definition
Parent grape of the popular Gewurztraminer clone. Still grown in France and in California but almost everywhere has been replaced by its much more intense and spicy offspring clone.
'Traminette' is a late mid-season white wine grape which produces wine with pronounced varietal character likened to one of its parents, 'Gewürztraminer'. 'Traminette' is distinguished by its superior wine quality combined with good productivity, partial resistance to several fungal diseases, and cold hardiness superior to its acclaimed parent, 'Gewürztraminer'.
On the sweeter end of the spectrum, some of the best dessert wines should give thanks to the Riesling varietal. Riesling is known for its complementary nature of combining balanced acidity with sugar. Rieslings are made dry to sweet, but it is the sweet style Riesling that brought about its popularity in the United States. With the rise of spicy sauces, marinades and dips to flavor our meal, Riesling plays a part in taking off the edge of the heat. Riesling is known for a number of signature characteristics: floral, citrus and pear. Riesling has peaked in California with 11,000 acres planted. Today, Monterey County’s cool-climate areas and its long growing season produce good amounts of character for the Riesling grape. Outside of


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