Category: Reviews

Wagner Vineyards 2018 Dry Riesling

To be frank, 2018 was a tough vintage for Finger Lakes riesling. Despite some of the too-high scores I see

Barboursville Vineyards 2018 Vermentino Reserve

A melange of lemon-forward aromas greet the nose here – lemon peel, lemongrass and lemon oil – along with a

Three Brothers Winery 2018 Pilot Series “STir Crazy” Muscat Sur Lie

As you’d expect from anything in the muscat family, this wine is incredibly floral, but it also shows layers of

Bedell Cellars 2019 Albarino

There aren’t many vineyards growing albarino yet, but those that are are making very promising wines that could help redefine

LOOSE TASTING NOTES FROM MICHIGAN, NEW YORK, AND VIRGINIA — October 20, 2020

As always, these are short reviews that come almost verbatim from my notebook with only limited editing for wines that

Working Dog Winery 2017 Cabernet Franc

I continue to be impressed by the cabernet franc being grown and made in the Garden State. This example from

Three Brothers Winery 2018 Second Degree of Riesling (Semi-Dry)

Don’t be distracted by the wines being made here for tourists not accustomed (or interested in) the best that the

Loose Tasting Notes from Michigan, New Jersey, New York, Rhode Island, and Virginia — September 30, 2020

As I continue to work on the redesign of the site and the refresh of the entire Cork Report Media

Stinson Vineyards 2019 Rose of Mourvedre

I’ve long enjoyed this unique rosé from Crozet, VA’s Stinson Vineyards for its distinctive combination of fruity and savory qualities.

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