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  • The result of blending 57% Muscat Ottonel, 33% traminette and 10% Gewurztraminer from multiple vintages and vineyards throughout New York State, it offers clean, zesty citrus aromas with intense ginger spice and a faint-but-interesting minty-herbal note.

    The New York Cork Report: 2009

  • Buck Shoals opened in 2004 and grows 10 ten varieties: merlot, cabernet sauvignon, nebbiolo, sangiovese, barbera, pinot grigio, traminette, chardonnay and viognier. Travel 2010


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  • Traminette is a late mid-season white wine grape which produces wine with pronounced varietal character likened to one of its parents, Gewürztraminer. It is the fifth wine grape cultivar to be named by the New York State Agricultural Experiment Station and follows the release of 'Cayuga White' (Einset and Robinson, 1972), 'Horizon' (Reisch et al., 1983) 'Melody' (Reisch et al., 1986), and 'Chardonel' (Reisch et al., 1991).

    Cornell University

    July 24, 2009