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2011 Edelzwicker

This very pale yellow color white blend is always very good and a great deal. It opens with an inviting and gentle peach bouquet. On the palate this wine is light bodied, balanced and crisp. The flavor profile is a tangerine and peach blend with a touch of mineralty mixed in. The finish is semi-dry and pleasantly refreshing. This wine is a nice poolside wine to enjoy with coconut shrimp. Enjoy Ken Hoggins, KensWineGuide.com, August 16, 2012.

A lovely white with aromas and flavors of peach, apricot and mineral. Balanced. Bright and lively. Peg Melnik, Press Democrat, July 2, 2012.

2010 Edelzwicker

This white blend from Navarro is an absolute steal at $13! It is pale yellow colored and opens with a fragrant peach and lychee bouquet. On the palate, this wine is medium bodied, nicely balanced, and slightly sweet. The flavor profile is a very tasty peach and ripe lychee blend with a hint of minerality and apricot. The finish is semi-dry and drifts away nicely. This white blend is a terrific combination and would be a very nice complement to linguine with a white clam sauce or chicken lo-mein. Enjoy - Ken Hoggins, KensWineGuide.com, December 1, 2011.

Bargain of the Week. This blend of Gewurz and Riesling is so floral you’ll be ready for a sweet wine, but its 1.5% r.s. keeps the flavors ahead of the texture,making for a wine ideal for Thai food.Dan Berger, Vintage Experiences, Aug. 08, 2011.

2009 Edelzwicker

Spiced floral fruit (from a Gewurztraminer base) with stone fruit and a trace of sweetness, allowing it to pair with all sorts of highly spiced foods.Dan Berger, Vintage Experiences, Aug. 12, 2010.

2008 Edelzwicker

An unusual offering, the 2008 Edelzwicker, Anderson Valley, is a blend of Gewürztraminer, Riesling, and Pinot Gris with just a dollop (2%) of Muscat. A nose of floral, spice, crisp apple, and Bosc pear continues onto the palate where the fruit is first and flavors have a slight sweetness well balanced with acidity. It finishes medium-broad and medium-long. Well put together, this would make an almost perfect wine for a warm afternoon on the deck or for a picnic or to pair with spicy food. Very Tasty. BEST BUY. Harold Baer, www.haroldbaerwine.com, February 8, 2011.

Rose petal, lychee and peach notes jump out of the glass, with a whiff of petrol giving way to stone fruit and apple flavors. Nicely spicy and very juicy. Gewürztraminer, Riesling, Pinot Gris and Muscat. Drink now. 1,596 cases made Maryann Worobiec, Wine Spectator, Web Only 2010.

This pale yellow colored white blend is very appealing and a heck of deal. In addition, it would be a perfect wine for Thanksgiving. This wine opens with a light lychee like bouquet. On the palate, this wine is medium bodied, balanced, and shows gentle acidity. The flavor profile is a tasty Clementine and lychee blend with a hint of lime and spice. The finish is dry and nicely refreshing. This is a very enjoyable quaffing wine that will be a crowd pleaser. It will pair well with your turkey or even cashew chicken Ken Hoggins, Kenswineguide.com, November 12, 2009.

2007 Edelzwicker

This is a blend of Gewürztraminer Riesling and Pinot Gris. This wine is deliciously balanced and, at this price, a super restaurant by the glass sipper. It's very crisp and fruity-spicy, and finishes a little sweet in honey vanilla. Nice by itself, or with Asian or Indian food. Best Buy.- Steve Heimoff, Wine Enthusiast, November 15, 2008.

2006 Edelzwicker

A lovely wine for the money, made from riesling, gewürztraminer, and pinot gris grapes. Enticing flower aromas, with a palate of litchi and lime. Our favorite wine to have with Thanksgiving leftovers, or for any holiday lunch, don't be surprised when this turns up on my holiday wine picks this year. Excellent QPR - Good Wines Under $20, Friday, October 12, 2007.

Navarro's latest Alsatian style blend of Riesling, Gewürztraminer and Pinot Gris has a nice dose of cinnamon on the nose in addition to the blossomy floral notes. There's an edgy crispness and just a hint of sugar on a modest finish. Vibrant and very food-friendly. - Jon Bonné, San Francisco Chronicle, August 10, 2007.

2002 Edelzwicker

Bargain of the Week. A blend of Gewürztraminer and Riesling, with an aroma that’s startlingly fresh and spicy. Perfectly balanced wine to match with Asian foods or to sip as an aperitif. A great value. - Dan Berger’s Vintage Experiences, August 14, 2003.

2001 Edelzwicker

Wine of the Month. Upon tasting this exceedingly well-done selection from Navarro, everyone on wine staff looked at each other and smiled... You'll smile too when you taste this scrumptious production that's simply the perfect call as our November "Wine-of-the-Month!" It leads off with a highly aromatic nose of cinnamon stick, white peach and melon followed by an exquisitely balanced palate of assorted stone fruits; including nectarine and comice pear, along with significant strands of golden delicious apple, quince and crème brûlée. Nuances of litchi, lemon zest and Asian star fruit and accented wonderfully by the wine's underpinnings of slate, zesty acidity and rocky minerality. In short, this wine is a tour de force endeavor that showcases a harmonious marriage of two grape varietals ideally suited for each other. - Hi-Time Wine Cellars, November 2002.

2000 Edelzwicker

Gewürz-like, with nice spiciness. Off-dry finish. Best Buy. - Laurie Daniel, San Jose Mercury News, August 29, 2001.