Columbia Valley

    Writing you don’t see, revealed… Cadaretta’s Soil Composition at Southwind Vineyard

    … in the Walla Walla Valley American Viticultural Area (AVA). This estate contains some distinctive soils that help to define its exceptional terroir. According to Dr. Kevin Pogue: "The soils in the "fractured block" are distinctive. What makes them distinctive is that the surface layer of loess is relatively shallow, allowing the roots of the vines…

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    USA, Gewürztraminer, Snoqualmie, ECO, Columbia Valley, Washington State, 2012

    … N/ Pine needles, lime zest, and light wafts of vaseline. The latter being a bit surprising as one typically finds those in riesling, not gewürztraminer.   She also has an interesting herbal and spice note that I frankly cannot quite put my finger on, my best guess is some mashup of tarragon and nutmeg, but it […] The post USA, Gewürztraminer, Snoqualmie, ECO, Columbia Valley, Washington State, 2012 appeared first on BrainWines.com. …

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