Our wine tonight is the Christmas at Biltmore White Wine from Biltmore Estate Winery.
Blend of Muscat Canelli, Gewürztraminer, Riesling, and Viognier.
Grape sourced from California.
Soft pale yellow in color.
Nose of freshly sliced pears, peaches and cream, red grapefruit, ginger, honeysuckle, and rose petals.
Gewürztraminer is prominent and easily detectable in the nose.
Flavor notes of fresh baked hot apple pie, ginger snaps, cantaloupe, tangerine, pineapple, lychee, lemon drops, and big hints of dried apricots finishing with lingering notes of soft herbs and spice.
$15 a bottle.
WineryEscapades.Com scoring on the American Wine Society twenty point scale.
Appearance: 3 Nose: 5 Taste 4.5 Mouth Feel/Aftertaste: 2.5 Impression: 2
Total: 17 – Silver Medal worthy.