Cicada Marlborough Gewürztraminer (2020)

The attractive, easy-drinking 2020 vintage (4*) was produced by Riverby Estate, in the Wairau Valley, but was not estate-grown. Bright, light lemon/green, it is mouthfilling and youthful, with peach, lychee and spice flavours, showing very good freshness, delicacy and depth, a slightly oily texture, and an off-dry (7 grams/litre of residual sugar) finish. Best drinking mid-2022+.

Details

Type: White Wines
Variety: Gewürztraminer
Vintage: 2020
Overall Rating for All Vintages Tasted: ★★★★ – 4 Stars
Price: $24 NZD
Sweetness: MED/DRY
Value for Money: AV

When to drink: 2022

Past Vintages:
Vintage: 2018; Winemaker’s Rating: 7/7; When to Drink: 20 – 26
Vintage: 2017; Winemaker’s Rating: 7/7; When to Drink: 20 – 25
Notes: WR provided by wineries. P = Peaked.

Reviewed 2022

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