Obsession is one of those brands, and the thrust of the label is the semi-sweet wine made from Symphony grapes. Symphony is a California-bred cross between Muscat of Alexandria and Grenache Gris, which produces a rather simple wine with low acidity, perfect for spicy dishes like those found in Thai and Indian cuisines.
The grapes were grown by the Kautz Family in the Lodi and Sierra Foothills AVAs. They are fourth-generation growers, and the family-run winery is exactly that, where the corporate officers are known simply as John, Gail, Kurt and Jack. Alcohol in Obsession Symphony is fairly low at just 12% abv and the wine retails for about $14.
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