Spy Valley 2001 Gewürztraminer (Marlborough)

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Veteran winemaker Alan McCorkindale has his own label, sourced largely from the same vineyard, so he knows these grapes. The resulting wine is crisp and refreshing for a Gewürz, a variety that can often get overblown. Peppery, floral scents mingle with green apples, moving smoothly into pineapple, peach and pear fruit flavors. Minty-fresh greens emerge to play a leading role on the long, clean finish. The winery takes its name from a nearby electronic communications interception station, locally nicknamed “Spybase.” Joe Czerwinski

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