Tag: 2017

Sheldrake Point Winery 2017 Chardonnay

The toasted oak on the nose gave me pause here – it somewhat overwhelms the citrus and tropical fruit character


There is a slightly earthy/mushroom accent to red raspberry and cherry aromas here that brings a little complexity and lets

Lieb Cellars 2017 Estate Sparkling Pinot Blanc

The newest vintage – 2017– of this long-time favorite (my wife and I toasted one another at our wedding with

Trestle ThirtY-One 2017 Riesling

Made with fruit grown in Zugibe Vineyard on Seneca Lake, this riesling shows beautiful aromas of green apple, fennel frond,

Early Mountain Vineyards 2017 Quaker Run Vineyard Cabernet Franc

If you love cabernet franc – and I mean really love cabernet franc, not over-wrought, over-oaked wannabe cabernet sauvignon –

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

The Lenz Winery 2017 Estate Selection Cabernet Franc

This 2017 Estate Selection Cabernet Franc is the first-ever cabernet franc bottling from Lenz – and what a way for

Ankida Ridge Vineyards 2017 Pinot Noir

2017 was a warmer, drier vintage and the resulting ripeness and power (14.5% abv) are on full display in this

Rosemont of Virginia 2017 Cabernet Franc

Ripe fruit aromas of blackberries, black cherries, and blueberries are accented by hints of dried versions of the same fruits,

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