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WTN: Chehalem GrunerVeltliner '15....(short/boring)

by TomHill » Mon Mar 19, 2018 2:09 pm

Tried this Fri w/ Susan:
1. Chehalem GrunerVeltliner WindyRidgeBlock/RibbonRidge/OR (13.7%; EG; Hrvst: Sept28 & Oct 7; RS: 0.7%; pH: 3.15, TA: 0.67; 500 cs) Newberg 2015: Med.gold color; lightly floral/mango bit stony/chalky slight herbal very quiet nose w/ no GV character; bit off-dry rather tart/tangy bit metallic/steely/chalky/mineral bit herbal/spicy/GWT-like rather quiet flavor; med. tart/tangy/metallic slight herbal finish; a pleasant quiet/minerally white w/ no discernable GV character. $23.00 (KK)
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A wee BloodyPulpit;
1. I was surprised to find no recognizable GV character in this wine. Even the least of the Calif GV's speak somewhat of GV. I guess it reminded me more of a PinotBlanc from Styria or AltoAdige more than anything. Not a bad wine, but I was hoping for more.
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Re: WTN: Chehalem GrunerVeltliner '15....(short/boring)

by Bob Parsons Alberta » Tue Mar 20, 2018 1:43 am

GV from Oregon...pooooof. Why bother?

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