You drink Gewürztraminer, but did you know it is a musqué of the Traminer grape?
From the Wines & Vines website:
"FPS 27 is the Musque clone that came from Bordeaux, France, in 1962 and was originally labeled Savagnin musque. It is probably the second most planted clone in California, but may only total 1% or 2% of Sauvignon Blanc acreage."
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Brad left this wine on the skins, pulling out even more aromatics and pushing this savory wine over the top.
That skin contact allows this wild white wine to evolve in the bottle; the sweetish nose has softened from banana to plantain. Once on the palate this wine changes gears switching to various tropical fruit and the finish has evolved into a crisp, slightly jalapenó bite.
We pair this beauty with scallops, curry and anything hot and spicy!
Learn more about the FPS here!