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Beneduce Vineyards Intermezzo 2019 – A Gewürztraminer Orange Wine with Depth of Flavor

Beneduce Vineyards, Intermezzo 2019, New Jersey, Wine Casual

Beneduce Vineyards, Intermezzo 2019, New Jersey

Tasting Note: A gewürztraminer orange wine that shows fermentation on the skins can truly enhance depth of flavor especially with this aromatically-led varietal.

Medium-intensity lemon in color, this wine has a pronounced-intensity nose of orange citrus, lychee, pineapple, white nectarine, blossom and apricot.

On the palate the dry, medium-bodied orange wine has medium-plus-intensity flavors suggested on the nose supported by medium acidity and completing with a long finish.

The wine has a complex, floral midpalate and a medium-plus finish.

Would be a great aperitif to begin a meal or pair with a cheese course.

Unfined and unfiltered and harvested 10 days later in 2019 than 2018.

Bottle Note: This orange wine is an unexpected in-between, made from gewürztraminer grape fermented on the skins. Harvested by Hand in Hunteron County.

Rating: 92 points
Price: $40
Alcohol: 12.3%
Tasted: Beneduce Vineyards Tasting Room, Pittstown, New Jersey
Tasting Date: October 29, 2020

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