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North American Wine News – October 21, 2020

We wade through all of the news about East Coast wine so that you don’t have to. Times Union –

Stinson Vineyards 2019 Rose of Mourvedre

I’ve long enjoyed this unique rosé from Crozet, VA’s Stinson Vineyards for its distinctive combination of fruity and savory qualities.

Blenheim Vineyards 2019 Sauvignon Blanc

This estate-grown sauvignon blanc from Blenheim Vineyards has a bit of a New Zealand feel to it. The nose shows

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

[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,

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,

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*

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