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Date Printed: 12/20/2014
Zocker Paragon Vineyard Gruner Veltliner 2011
Zocker Paragon Vineyard Gruner Veltliner 2011
(search item no. 117921)
screw cap wine
green wine
has fluid
has fluid 360

Wine Enthusiast rating: 89 points
PRICE ON 12/20/2014: $18.99

ratings pedigree (past vintages):
2013 The Wine Advocate rating: 89 points
2012 Wine Enthusiast rating: 90 points
2010 Wine Enthusiast rating: 90 points
2009 Wine Enthusiast rating: 90 points

Winemaker's Notes:

This Gruner has a crisp acid structure that is well balanced by a round, smooth mouthfeel. Citrus and honeydew melon aromas are followed by flavors of ripe red apples and stone fruits. A trace of minerality runs throughout, and it finishes with just a hint of white pepper.
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About Zocker:

Zocker is an American winery that produces wines made exclusively from the white varietals of Grüner Veltliner and Riesling. The grapes are grown on the Niven family’ famed Paragon Vineyard in the Edna Valley on the Central Coast of California, and the wines are made by veteran French winemaker Christian Roguenant. The latest project of Niven Family Wine Estates, Zocker (Austrian word for Gambler) is likely their riskiest venture yet, as these varietals are far from conventional.