Wine Fetzer, Gewurztraminer, Monterey County, 2016
Reviews of purchase Fetzer, Gewurztraminer, Monterey County, 2016
Wine brilliant straw-straw color.
The taste of wine is dry, delicately spicy, with tart citrus notes, hints of stone fruit, silky texture and long finish.
The aroma of wine combines shades of lemon marmalade, pineapple, pear jam, cream and toast
The wine goes well with salads, appetizers, oily fish, poultry (chicken, turkey), served as an aperitif.
White wine made from Chardonnay grapes grown in the famous and prestigious area Maipo Valley. In recent years, this area was used for wine production class Premium. The climate here - dry, Mediterranean, cold winters with moderate rain replaced by long, dry and sunny periods. Soil - rocky, with good drainage and low productivity. After fermentation, the wine is kept for 2 months in stainless steel tanks. Consume this wine the best young, but can also be stored for 3-4 years.
Manufacturer Vina Maipo - prestigious Chilean economy with a rich history. It was founded in 1948 in the Maipo Valley - the most famous wine-growing areas in Chile. In 1968 he joined the group of producer Concha y Toro - the largest association of winemakers in Chile. From that moment it became actively develop agriculture, the special period came in the 2000s, when the economy started production of a new class of wine Ultra Premium and Super Premium.
Today the winery Viña Maipo wine exports to 70 countries and more efforts are directed at improving the quality of products.
Fetzer Family in 1958 acquired the livestock farm in northern California, Mendonsino District. After 10 years, Barney Fetzer, convinced of the potential of the local terroir, winemaking became engaged. Fetzer Winery was the first in the United States who began to use 100% renewable energy sources (solar panels). In the vineyards used organic methods of cultivation of vines without the use of pesticides and herbicides. The whole process is strictly controlled by the specialists of the economy.
In 2014, the company received a certificate CCOF organic winemaking. In addition, Fetzer wines are certified "B Corp" (the highest level of standards in social and environmental policy). Today the company Fetzer is one of the 10 largest wine producers in the United States.