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Oxford Companion to Wine

Oxford Companion to Wine

By Jancis Robinson

Published 2006

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aromatics informal category of white wines made from particularly aromatic grape varieties, a term commonly used in australia and new zealand. Typical examples are varietal Gewürztraminer, Pinot Gris, and Riesling. Other particularly aromatic grape varieties include Sauvignon Blanc and Viognier.