White Wines    Gruner Veltliner    Central Coast    California   
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Date Printed: 4/28/2015
Zocker Paragon Vineyard Gruner Veltliner 2012
Zocker Paragon Vineyard Gruner Veltliner 2012
(search item no. 127053)
screw cap wine
green wine
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Wine Enthusiast rating: 90 points
PRICE ON 4/28/2015: $15.99

ratings pedigree (past vintages):
2013 Wilfred Wong of Wine.com rating: 92 points
2013 Wine Enthusiast rating: 91 points
2011 Wine Enthusiast rating: 89 points
2010 Wine Enthusiast rating: 90 points
2009 Wine Enthusiast rating: 90 points

Winemaker's Notes:

This bright wine shows off aromas of fresh pear and crisp apple, with notes of melon and grapefruit. A trace of minerality, along with flavors of ripe stone fruits and grapefruit, follows. This Grüner is light bodied with a nicely balanced acid structure, and a juicy lemon/orange finish.
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About Zocker:

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