Category: Virginia

Loose Tasting Notes from Michigan, Minnesota, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania and Virginia — November 11, 2019

Michigan Mackinaw Trail Winery 2018 Estate Grown Marquette Rose ($18*)Simple nose shows ripe cherry and a hint of high-toned vanilla.

REVIEW: Keswick Vineyards 2017 “Block 7” Reserve Cabernet Franc

Producer: Keswick VineyardsRegion: Monticello AVABlend: 50% merlot, 30% touriga nacional, 20% chambourcinABV: 14%Price: $59* * Review sample provided by the winery

Barboursville Vineyards: Traditional, High-Performing and Iconic

A trip to Barboursville Vineyards in Virginia feels to me like what a visit to Gaja in Piedmont, William Fevre

REVIEW: Rosemont of Virginia 2018 Rose

Producer: Rosemont of VirginiaRegion: VirginiaGrapes: 100% chambourcinABV: 13%Price: $19* * Review sample provided by the winery

REVIEW: Rosemont of Virginia 2018 “Block A” (Pinot Grigio/Chardonel Blend)

Producer: Rosemont of VirginiaRegion: VirginiaGrapes: 50% pinot grigio, 50% chardonelABV: 13%Price: $19* * Review sample provided by the winery

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REVIEW: Stinson Vineyards 2018 Rose of Tannat

Producer: Stinson VineyardsAVA: Monticello AVAGrapes: 100% TannatABV: 12.3%Price: $21* * Review sample provided by the winery

REVIEW: Early Mountain Vineyards 2018 Blaufrankisch Petillant-Naturel

Producer: Early Mountain VineyardsRegion: VirginiaVineyard: Mt. Airy VineyardGrapes: 100% blaufrankischABV: 11-14%Price: $30* * Review sample provided by the winery

REVIEW: Early Mountain Vineyard 2018 Rose

Producer: Early Mountain VineyardsRegion: VirginiaGrapes: 65% merlot, 26% cabernet franc, 7% syrah, 2% petit verdotABV: 12.1%Price: $25* * Review sample provided by the winery

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