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The nose opens with white flowers, pears, and a background of lemon zest. On the palate the acids are positively zingy. Pears, tart apple, and lemon all play over a background of ginger snaps and white pepper. ...
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WHAT: 90% Riesling, 10% Muscat Gordo
WHERE: Australia, Victoria
HOW MUCH: $10 (media sample)
The first thing you notice is bubbles – this wine is lightly effervescent. The nose hints of...