Tag: merlot

The Cork Club: July 2020 Selections – A Classic and a New Favorite from Lenz Winery

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

T’Jara Vineyards 2017 Merlot

Classic Long Island merlot fruit aromas of plum and black cherry are joined by here by hints of leaf tobacco,

REVIEW: Karamoor Estate 2015 Meritage

Producer: Karamoor EstateRegion: PennsylvaniaBlend: Merlot, cabernet franc, cabernet sauvignon and petit verdotABV: 13.5%Price: $35* * Review sample provided by the winery

REVIEW: Roanoke Vineyards 2018 “Site Specific” Rose

Producer: Roanoke VineyardsRegion: North Fork of Long Island AVAGrapes: 33% cabernet sauvignon, 33% cabernet franc, 33% merlot (all saignee)Production: 190 casesRS: 1.3%ABV: 13.2%Price: $34

New York Wines Can Age…But I’m Not Sure That Matters as Much Anymore

I don’t have an expansive wine cellar, but I do have one. It’s in a corner of my basement against

REVIEW: Keswick Vineyards 2018 L.V.A. Rose

Producer: Keswick VineyardsRegion: Monticello AVABlend: 50% merlot, 30% touriga nacional, 20% chambourcinABV: 14%Price: $22* * Review sample provided by the winery

REVIEW: Lieb Cellars 2017 Estate Merlot

Producer: Lieb CellarsRegion: North Fork of Long Island AVAABV: 12.9%Price: $30* * Review sample provided by the winery

REVIEW: Par Terre Winery 2016 Merlot

Producer: Par Terre WineryRegion: Snake River Valley AVA (Idaho)Grapes: 100% merlotWinemaking: Aged for 14 months in 80% French and 20% American oakABV: 13.2%Price: $24* * Review sample

REVIEW: Early Mountain Vineyards 2017 “Soif” Cabernet Franc-Merlot

Producer: Early Mountain Vineyards Region: Virginia Grapes: 73% cabernet franc, 27% merlot Production: 110 cases ABV: 13.75% Price: Wine Club Only * Review sample

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