Frank's Vinifera Wine Cellars was awarded two "Best of Class" designations for the 1999 Chardonnay and 1999 Pinot noir; a Double Gold medal for the 1999 Lemberger; four Gold medals for the 1999 Pinot noir, 2000 Johannisberg Riesling
, Semi-Dry, 2000 Johannisberg Riesling
, Dry and 2000 Rkatsiteli; and two Bronze medals for a nonvintage Cabernet and nonvintage Fleur de Pinot noir.
Jean Special Select Late-Harvest Johannisberg Riesling
1992, $ 25 (Alexander Valley).
Notes: Use a sweet, fruity wine such as Gewurztraminer, late-harvest Gewurztraminer, or Johannisberg Riesling
, or a Muscat dessert wine such as Moscato di Canelli or Moscato d'Asti.
In addition, there are 10 dessert wines, which include four ports, and the lone California representative - a 1992 Johannisberg Riesling
from Chateau St.
We pulled Emerald Riesling, Johannisberg Riesling
, we even pulled the Pinot blanc.
Perry Creek has won awards for its intensely fruit-flavored Johannisberg Riesling
, Chardonnay, and Sauvignon Blanc.
Wines produced include a dry Sauvignon blanc, a sur lies Chardonnay, a semi-sweet Chardonnay, a Johannisberg Riesling
, a Chenin blanc, a special reserve sweet Chenin blanc, a Zinfandel Blanc de Noir, a Cabernet Sauvignon Blanc de Noir, a Cabernet Sauvignon, and a Cardinal's Crest red wine.
Jean's Robert Young Late Harvest Johannisberg Riesling
, that apricot-scented, syrup-textured nectar.
Among the Texas-made wines that do consistently well in major competitions here and abroad are Cabernet Sauvignon, Chardonnay, Chenin Blanc, Gerwurztraminer, Johannisberg Riesling
, Sauvignon Blanc, and sparkling wines.
Each region grows its own traditional grape varieties: Semillon and Sauvignon blanc in Sauternes, Johannisberg Riesling
in Germany and in California, which is less bound by tradition, all of the above including Gewurztraminer.
1/2 cup fruity white wine such as Johannisberg Riesling