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WTN Dry Creek Vineyard "Taylor's Vineyard Musque" 2001

by John Treder » Sat Jul 01, 2006 12:03 am

The bottle says it's a clone of Sauvignon Blanc. I got it through the winery "club" last June. If I'd tasted it at the winery, I probably would have passed. Good SB, outrageously high price ($25). 93% Sauv. Musque (clone), 7% Viognier. It's a medium straw color, and balanced on the citrus side. My nose is notoriously numb, so I didn't notice anything in particular about that.
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Re: WTN Dry Creek Vineyard "Taylor's Vineyard Musque" 2001

by Robin Garr » Sat Jul 01, 2006 6:30 pm

Hey, John! Glad to see you here. That Musque character is usually very noticeable, and to me Muscatty, although that might be mostly in my imagination ...
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Re: WTN Dry Creek Vineyard "Taylor's Vineyard Musque" 2001

by John Treder » Sat Jul 01, 2006 11:01 pm

There's nothing muscatty at all about this wine! It's big and hearty for a SB, "only" 13% alcohol, but it has none of the dustiness that I associate with a dry-vinted muscatel-ish wine.

You really need to taste some of the '98 Swan Angelo's Old Vines (which I no longer have, and the grapes got torn out).

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