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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 –

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

THE CORK CLUB: September 2020 SELECTIONS – Two Terrific Roses

Welcome to The Cork Club. I’ve partnered with a great wine and cider shop in Ithaca, NY – The Cellar d’Or –

[REVIEW] Early Mountain Vineyards 2019 “Five Forks”

Peachy and tropical, the nose also offers hints of citrus zest, citrus blossom, and crushed coriander seed. Plump and juicy,

Early Mountain Vineyards 2017 Shenandoah Springs Cabernet Franc

Though most of Virginia’s wineries are located further south, I’m increasingly enamored with the potential of the Shenandoah Valley AVA

Early Mountain Vineyards 2019 “Soif”

Fruity and high-toned in the way only wines made through carbonic maceration can be, this is anything but your typical

[REVIEW] Early Mountain Vineyards 2017 Eluvium

Producer: Early Mountain VineyardsRegion: VirginiaVineyard: Quaker Run VineyardGrapes: 72% merlot, 26% petit verdot, 2% cabernet sauvignonWinemaking Notes: 17 months in French oak (40% new)ABV: 14.6%Price: $55*

A Visit with Maya Hood White, Early Mountain Vineyards’ Not-So-Secret Weapon

A few weekends ago, my wife and I spent three nights in a cabin on a property called Getaway House

[REVIEW] Early Mountain Vineyards 2017 Quaker Run Vineyard Tannat

Producer: Early Mountain VineyardsRegion: VirginiaVineyard: Quaker Run VineyardGrapes: 83% tannat, 15% cabernet franc, 2% petit verdotABV: 15.3%Price: $45* * Review sample provided by the winery

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