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The company’s founder, longtime bartender Vic Rodriguez, hopes to make the first in a line of single-varietal herbal spirits and amaro available in bars this fall and for retail sale by early 2019.
Thursday, March 8: Buehler's will hold a varietal variations tasting 7-9 p.m.
Growers will tell you their product is a bit like wine: A prized varietal needs specific conditions to thrive.
The region's cooler temperatures and relatively high elevations inevitably yield a subtler, chewier, more red-fruited wine — one whose varietal character renders a wine that's taut, firm and somewhat grippy.
Their finished products are often focused on displaying the fruit’s varietal characteristics.
Like Pantene, Herbal Essences’ conditioners are varietal as well.
Zhang led me to a banquet room where four bottles had been set out: a Chardonnay, a rosé, a Cabernet Sauvignon, and a blend of Cabernet, Merlot, and Cabernet Gernischt (a name used in China for the varietal Carménère).
From the Colchagua Valley, this 100 percent varietal offered lip-smacking acidity plus bright red and blue fruits, herbs and green pepper that had a roasted, caramelized quality.
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Definition of varietal
- Brothers Ross and Bill Spence established Matua in 1973 and were the first to bottle Sauvignon Blanc in New Zealand. Today, the winery produces a range of varietals at varying price points.
- —Alison Napjus
- Zinfandel works as a stand-alone, 100-percent varietal wine and also lends itself to blending.
- —James Laube
- The grape, which produces lush fruit flavors of boysenberry and blackberry, along with vibrant acidity, it is without question Argentina's lead varietal.
- —James Molesworth
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