Citrus is a common term and genus (Citrus) of flowering plants in the rue family, Rutaceae. The most recent research indicates an origin in Australia, New Caledonia and New Guinea. Some researchers believe that the origin is in the part of Southeast Asia bordered by Northeast India, Burma (Myanmar) and the Yunnan province of China, and it is in this region that some commercial species such as oranges, mandarins, and lemons originally came. Citrus fruit has been cultivated in an ever-widening area since ancient times; the best-known examples are the oranges, lemons, grapefruit, and limes.The generic name originated in Latin, where it specifically referred to the plant now known as Citron (C.
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    • Dutton Goldfield Chardonnay Dutton Ranch 2012

      Dutton Goldfield Chardonnay Dutton Ranch 2012, Rued Vineyard, Russian River Valley, CA, $50 – Rating 93 100% French oak barrel fermented with full malolactic. Robust aromas of baked apples, tropicals and spice with a hint of creaminess. A lush mouth-feel with ...

      Bacchus and Beeryin Chardonnay- 8 readers -
    • White Stones and White Bones: terroir-based Chardonnays from Catena

      It was very interesting to try these two high-end terroir-based Chardonnays from Catena, and then the next day to have a look at the soils that produced them. They both come from the same block in the Adrianna Vineyard, high up in the Uco Valley at 1450 m altitude. But even within the same block, there’s quite a variation in soils. Soil pit 1, above, shows one of the soil types.

      jamie goode's wine blogin Chardonnay- 6 readers -
    • Dr. Loosen Riesling 2012 wine review by (PB)

      Pale lemon hue with aromas of creamy sweet mandarin orange,tropical fruit galore with a powdery creme brulee and sweet pie spices abounding. Powerful assaulting tropical fruit compote with a moderate acidic foundation leaving a thickish cream coating on your tongue. Gentle cinnamon and Chinese five spice garnishes the melange of ripe sun kissed citrus, leaving a finish that is ...

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  • Enjoying a fantastic @HitachinoNestSG #Japanese Classic #Ale #Japan #Beer

    … body get a lace hat colored in cream. Aromas: Ripe, pronounced, exotic aromas include red pear, honey, caramel, rice flower. Palate: moderate sweetness gets balanced by citrus peal hop acids, full 7% alcohol, and a medium plus body. Flavors: soft, round, caramel laced malted bread feeds into fruits like red pear, strawberry, flecked by a saline…

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  • Wine of the Day November 21, 2014

    … Burgundy, this is very polished and elegantly textured wine that will be pleasing young and fill out and age well. The 2013 vintage looks set to surpass 2012 in quality, which was super in the Santa Cruz region, and this is awesome and classy Chardonnay with citrus flower, honey, peach, apple and lemon leading the way with hints of golden fig…

    grapelive.comin Syrah- 4 readers -
  • Six exquisite wines this week including a stunning, inexpensive Champagne

    … NV J.P. Secondé, Brut Intégral, Champagne, France (£24.10, & tel. 01823 339032). Before you go out and buy a big name fizz for the next month’s entertaining consider the extraordinary value you get from the smaller, one-man-band operations. This is an epic wine with tangy citrus notes and a stunning dry…

    Matthew Jukesin Riesling- 3 readers -
  • Holman Ranch: Carmel Valley’s whole package

    … Holman Ranch Carmel Valley Estate Grown Sweet Love Late Harvest Sauvignon Blanc 2013 Ward Kadel - @drXeNo is the founder of Vinopanion wine blog, the West Coast Ambassador & Staff Blogger for and Le Wine Buff for (CIVB). He will try any and all wines and tends to write about the parts of his life that include…

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  • Holiday Bubbles? Let Purpose, not Price or Pedigree, be Your Guide

    …. It can stand up to cheese, olives and charcuterie but would also do well with the above-mentioned caviar on blinis garnished with lemon or cracked dungeness crab with garlic and citrus. It would make a fine standard “Champagne Cocktail” with Cognac and Angostura bitters but I wouldn’t use it where more vibrant, fruity flavors were needed…

    Alison Crowe/ Girl and The Grape- 1 readers -
  • 6 Budget Friendly Wines for Thanksgiving

    … of Gamay. It was fermented in a temperature controlled environment using native yeast. Red cherry and cranberry fill the nose along with hints of toast. A cornucopia of dried red fruits and savory spices fill the flavorful, medium bodied palate. The finish lingers with continued red fruits, black tea, minerals and warming spices. This wine is tasty…

    Gabe's Viewin Cabernet Sauvignon Malbec- 1 readers -
  • Wine of the Day November 21, 2014

    …, white peach, apple-skin, papaya and sea brine with loamy earth and wild herbs. This is vivid, eye popping Gruner with citrus rind and pip bitter elements, it finishes dusty crisp and vigorously fresh, this is glorious and would be a must have with food wine, enjoy with sea food, pork and poultry and lighter not overly spicy Asian cuisine, drink from 2015 to 2022. ($43 Est.) 94 Points, grapelive This entry was posted in Wine Articles, Wine Reviews on November 21, 2014 by admin.… 2 readers -
  • Bella Wines harmonizes with a bubbly quartet

    … and 95 cases of 375 ml bottles). The grapes are from Secrest Mountain Vineyards, a high elevation vineyard northwest of Oliver. The winery calls this “our confident and bright little one.” I preferred this slightly above the others. It is a crisp and elegant sparkling with citrus and ripe apple flavours back with minerality. 90. Bella Oliver-Eastside…

    John Schreiner/ John Schreiner on wine- 4 readers -
  • 5 Thanksgiving Day White Wines Under $20

    … of that I should. Its origins are from Austria where it is the signature grape. Pick up a bottle of Hermann Moser 2013 Per Due Gruner Veltliner. You'll get some citrus aromas, coupled with pear and passion fruit and a little white pepper on the finish. It retails for around $12.99 Last on my list is Torrontes from Argentina. Try the Recuerdo Torrontes. I reviewed the 2011 vintage here. Not sure if you'll be able to find the 2011, but the 2012 I am sure is just as good. It retails for $15.…

    Debbie Gioquindo/ Hudson Valley Wine Goddess- 1 readers -
  • 2012 WALT “Dutton Ranch” Sonoma Coast Chardonnay

    … clothes for the fall winter wardrobe. I cannot believe how fast the summer came and gone. I’m not looking forward to winter. We can only hope its short! Sight Pale color depth and a gold hue. Smell Young-fruity aromatic notes of buttery, creamy, lemon, citrus, tropical fruit. Taste Dry, full-bodied with balanced acidity. Silky-creamy mid-palate…

    Bill Thompson/ Bills Wine Wandering- 3 readers -
  • 2013 Susan sauv blanc

    … is pale in color with a mild grassy nose. On the mid pallet the wine displays some nice mild grassy notes along with some citrus, lemon. On the medium length finish the wine displays citrus notes along with some mild sweetness. It’s a lovely smooth albeit lighter sauv blanc. I would give it an 88 or so. Very food friendly. From the winery’s web site…

    John Galea/ Canadian Wine Guyin Sauvignon Blanc- 1 readers -
  • Haywire Lunar New Year Red and White 2015 Hit the Spot

    … leaving a slight prickle on your tongue. The lychee, peach, and pine needle aromas carried to the palate, along with apples, apricots, pears and cherry blossoms. A mouth watering finish with citrus and some bitter leaf. A really nice wine to sip on it’s own, and as we found out in our dinner, paired with all of our dishes. The wine was complementary…

    MyWinePalin Syrah Chardonnay- 1 readers -
  • Wining through the holidays…

    It’s that time of year again. The “holidays”. You throw a party, or you go to a party. For a huge meal. It could be a traditional roast turkey, accompanied by stuffing, mashed potatoes, sweet potatoes, cranberry sauce, and pumpkin pie. Or it could be roast goose or duck, or a Honeybaked ham. Or (shudder) a turducken.

    Goddess of Wine- 1 readers -
  • Wine of the Day November 20, 2014 Happy Beaujolais Nouveau Day

    … 2014 Jean Foillard, Beaujolais Nouveau, Gamay, France. The new harvest is done and now it’s time to celebrate, and of course it is always that third Thursday in November that brings the joy, Beaujolais Nouveau day, a made up holiday and worldwide party, not that we didn’t have reason to party before, but it just got better with fresh juicy… 2 readers -
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