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Rancho Sisquoc, Sylvaner 2007

The last of wines from the Jug Shop's tasting "Weird Ass Whites Under $20."  Sylvaner is a relatively common varietal in Central Europe but doesn't often make it to the New World bottled on its own without being blended.  The wiki says that Sylvaner is an ancient grape and is a cross of Traminer and the "hunnic."  This one comes from Santa Barbara, California.  Of all the "Weird Ass Whites," this was the only one I have had previously.  It has a sweet noes but is quite dry on the finish.  I think that's typical of whites from Alsace.  Tasty, and a deal at only $12.

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