Handley 2006 Anderson Valley Gewürztraminer ($17.99)
Transparent pale gold color. Attractive aroma evokes fresh white grapefruit. Bone-dry, with crisp citrus flavors, a happy mix of grapefruit and tangerine; good acidity for Gewurz, with just a hint of alcoholic heat (14.2 percent claimed). Despite being vinified fully dry, there's only a presentable whiff of peach-pit bitterness in the finish. US Importer: N/A (Dec 4, 2007)

FOOD MATCH: A relatively easy food match for a Gewurz, it went nicely with a not-too-spicy Cajun-style chicken and okra gumbo.

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