Stephen Spurrier

Publication: Decanter
Date: Oct 2005
Written by: Stephen Spurrier
Article: Decanter Buying Guide – Spurrier’s Choice
Wine: Vinoptima Gewurztraminer 2003


Spurrier’s Choice, Best New World White.



“Spurrier’s Choice, Best New World White – Vinoptima Estate Gewurztraminer, New Zealand 2003. Nick Nobilo’s aim is to make New Zealand’s finest Gewurztraminer. His first vintage is spot on: pale gold, pure rose petal and lychee nose, superb vineyard fruit, exotic and off-dry, but with a fresh acidity that brings out the complexity. As good as top Alsace grand crus”.