Category: New Jersey

LOOSE TASTING NOTES FROM NEW JERSEY, NEW YORK, AND Pennsylvania — November 11, 2020

These near-weekly posts contain 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

William Heritage Winery 2019 Skin Contact Chardonnay Musque

Fruit aromas of musk melon, apricot, and tangerine are made far more interesting by layers of Earl Grey tea, dried

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] William Heritage Winery 2019 Rose

Tangerine and strawberry aromas are accented by distinct-but-subtle notes of underripe blackberry and savory herbs. Lighter bodied and super-fresh, the

Unionville Vineyards 2019 Hunterdon Mistral Rosé

The nose shows sweet strawberry and peach fruit aromas, but also distinct notes of dried bay leaf and sage. Those

[REVIEW] William Heritage Winery 2019 Carbonic Six Gen Blend

Producer: William Heritage WineryRegion: Outer Coastal Plain AVAGrapes: 40% cabernet sauvignon, 33% syrah, 9% pinot grid, 8% merlot, 5% pinot noir, 5% grenacheABV: 11.5%Price: $30*

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