Category: Michigan

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

Loose Tasting Notes from Colorado, Michigan, Missouri, New Jersey, New York, Virginia and Wisconsin — August 27, 2020

Colorado Colterris 2017 Petit Verdot ($24*)Spicy oak, tobacco and deep, dark black and blue fruits on the nose with hints

Loose Tasting Notes from Michigan, Missouri, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, and Virginia — July 30, 2020

Michigan Bel Lago Winery NV Pinot Grigio & Chardonnay ($14*)Not very aromatic — some apple and citrus. Light bodied and

Loose Tasting Notes from Colorado, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island and Virginia — July 28, 2020

Colorado Carlson Vineyards NV NSFW White ($12*)Smells like green apple Jolly Rancher with sweet citrus and honey. Light body that

[REVIEW] Brengman Brothers 2019 “Block 7” Pinot Noir Rosé

Aromas of fresh-sliced strawberries drizzled with just a little orange blossom honey are joined by scents of earthy dried mint

Bel Lago Vineyard 2017 Riesling

There is a bit more petrol here than you’d expect in such a young wine, but it’s not overwhelming. Instead,

Paul Brady Talks “Lake Wines” with Dr. Jamie Goode

Now that former contributor Paul Brady isn’t working for the New York Wine & Grape Foundation, I’ve drafted him to

[REVIEW]: Petoskey Farms 2018 “First Crush” Sweet Rose

Producer:  Petoskey Farms Vineyard & WineryRegion: Tip of the Mitt AVABlend: 85% frontenac gris, 15% frontenac noirABV: 12.3%Price: $25* * Review sample provided by the winery

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