Delfino Vineyards 2015 Müller-Thurgau, Umpqua Valley, $22

By on November 10, 2016

delfino-vineyards-muller-thurgau-2015-label1The Delfinos have earned a reputation of success growing early-ripening Tempranillo, and with Linda Donovan’s winemaking expertise, they also show skill with creating a marvelous Müller-Thurgau in a dry fashion from their Roseburg, Ore., estate. Enticing aromas of pumpkin pie spice and carrot cake include papaya and Fuji apple. They all come through on the palate with a stunningly dry approach with a touch of spritzy acidity that allows for a fascinating finish of flint, sliced apple, lavender and hazelnut. Suggested pairing ideas include Asian fare, chicken and fish.

Rating: Excellent

Production: 80 cases

Alcohol: 13%

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