A single vineyard Gewurztraminer from Monterey County, the 2020 Claiborne & Churchill Dry Gewurztraminer is the 38th consecutive vintage release of this wine. It is loaded with notes of lychee and hints of citrus. The palate bursts with varietal spice, stone fruit, juicy pear, and a slight tint of grapefruit. Focused acidity adds to a refreshing dry finish.
Varietal Composition: 100% Gewurztraminer
Appellation: Central Coast AVA
Vineyard: 100% Viento Vineyard (in Monterey County)
Aging: stainless steel tank only
Residual Sugar: 2 g/L
90 Points - Wine Enthusiast
"Orange-blossom-tonic, coconut and tuberose aromas show on the nose of this always floral bottling. It's fresh on the palate with yellow-grapefruit flavors that slice into the creamy many and coconut-flesh flavors." -MK, 3/1/22