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Re: Finger Lakes Wine: Rate 'em as you taste 'em

Postby Kelly » Wed May 30, 2012 6:55 am

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Re: Finger Lakes Wine: Rate 'em as you taste 'em

Postby Matt » Thu May 31, 2012 8:59 am

i really disliked Glenora's Niagara. I had bought a big bottle of it last summer. I couldn't finish it.
I will try thousand islands winery's version when i see it.
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Re: Finger Lakes Wine: Rate 'em as you taste 'em

Postby Kelly » Thu May 31, 2012 4:49 pm

Matt wrote:i really disliked Glenora's Niagara. I had bought a big bottle of it last summer. I couldn't finish it.
I will try thousand islands winery's version when i see it.


Oh really? Well that is why I recommend everyone name a designated discard drinker. I have one whose taste in wine is the opposite of mine. And though yours and mine are not opposites, we have yet to agree on the best Niagara. Feel free to send your discards my way.
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Re: Finger Lakes Wine: Rate 'em as you taste 'em

Postby Kelly » Sun Jun 10, 2012 5:56 pm

Am I really the only wine drinker here? Or just the only one carefree enough to admit it? Or do ya'll drink Italian wines? California wines? Make your own?

Thirsty Owl Wine Company - 2010 - Diamond - 5/5

Smells the most like white grape juice I've had. Tastes grapey and refreshing on a 90 degree day. Or any day. Bottoms up! :up:
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Description: A sweet finish, bursting with fresh grape flavors and aromas. DOUBLE GOLD - 2011 Golden Nose Awards, GOLD MEDAL & BEST IN CLASS - 2011 L.A. International, GOLD MEDAL - 2011 Riverside International, GOLD MEDAL - 2011 Taster's Guild, GOLD MEDAL - 2011 New York State Fair, SILVER MEDAL - 2011 International Eastern, SILVER MEDAL - 2011 Indy International, SILVER MEDAL - 2011 Pacific Rim Wine Competition, SILVER MEDAL - 2011 Finger Lakes International


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Re: Finger Lakes Wine: Rate 'em as you taste 'em

Postby Brenda » Mon Jun 11, 2012 7:56 am

No, I drink more than my fair share of wine! Unfortunately, my palate doesn't match my wallet so I can't buy local as often as I'd like.
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Re: Finger Lakes Wine: Rate 'em as you taste 'em

Postby Matt » Mon Jun 11, 2012 11:59 am

Maybe I'll be back on the wine in late summer.
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Re: Finger Lakes Wine: Rate 'em as you taste 'em

Postby Kelly » Tue Jun 12, 2012 8:07 pm

Schulze Vineyards - Thirty Mile Point - Sweet Niagara - 5/5

(again, not true Finger Lakes wine - but Niagara County, New York)

First wine to ever earn a 5/5 from my very critical "drinking companion".

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Thirty Mile Point Niagara Wine: This wine shouts out with the flavor of fresh picked Niagara grapes. Double Gold and Best of Class at the NY Food & Wine Classic. $9.95 1.5L $18.95
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Re: Finger Lakes Wine: Rate 'em as you taste 'em

Postby Matt » Fri Jun 15, 2012 8:31 am

Kat Knapp White
A sweet and non-threatening Niagara from Seneca/Cayuga area.
It's pretty much like a mild-white grape juice.
7/10

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Not from the Finger Lakes, but worth mentioning...
Brotherhood Riesling
The most popular wine form America's oldest winery
Fruity and intense. Very much like fresh grapes.
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10/10
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Re: Finger Lakes Wine: Rate 'em as you taste 'em

Postby cascade » Mon Jun 25, 2012 4:48 pm

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2010 Rkatsiteli-Sereksiya
We are the only Sereksiya Rosé (pronounced “sir rex see uh”) producer in the USA and one of only two Rkatsiteli (pronounced “ur cots eh tell ee”) producers in the Finger Lakes. This wine is reminiscent of Sauvignon Blanc (herbaceous), Riesling (fruit), and Gewürztraminer (spice). It is a light, crisp and refreshing wine and is best consumed over the next 1-2 years. (1.75%)
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2008 Black Russian Red
This is an intense wine blend of Saperavi & Sereksiya Charni with an inky purple-black color. Aromas of blackberries, plums and sweet oak lead to a soft, rich mouth-filling wine. Flavors of cranberry, oak, blackberry and elderberry lead to a long finish with smooth tannins. intensely complex and elegant wine. This legendary blend is unique to McGregor Vineyard. (0.5%) 377 cases
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2007 Pinot Noir Select
This Pinot is light red garnet in color and has distinct aromas of raspberry, cherry and plum which all continue onto the palate. It’s medium bodied, soft and spicy. Primarily the Gamay Beaujolais clone of Pinot blended with the Swiss Mariafeld clone. Aged in French oak barrels for one year. (0.0%)
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Dr. Frank Rkatsiteli (2010)

One of the oldest vinifera grape varieties known to man, Rkatsiteli is an elegant dry wine which presents a bouquet of fresh flowers and herbs balanced with wonderful fruit and crisp acidity.
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Re: Finger Lakes Wine: Rate 'em as you taste 'em

Postby Matt » Wed Jun 27, 2012 9:14 am

oh... I've never heard of Mcgreggor.. I guess I have to explore Keuka Vineyards more
http://www.mcgregorwinery.com/mcg_location.html
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Re: Finger Lakes Wine: Rate 'em as you taste 'em

Postby Kelly » Wed Jun 27, 2012 3:57 pm

HA!! Coincidentally, I tried my first McGregor wine last night!

McGregor Vineyard - Sunflower White - 2/5
Sunflower White
This wine has a great “grapey” and fruity flavor with a crisp finish. This blend of Cayuga White, Diamond, Seyval and Chardonnay is a mouthwatering wine that’s perfect for picnics and everyday enjoyment! (2.75%)


Not as sweet as I like, but for a semi-sweet, not horrrible. Billed as grapey and fruity. I would say it was neither.
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Re: Finger Lakes Wine: Rate 'em as you taste 'em

Postby Kelly » Fri Nov 02, 2012 9:25 pm

Keuka Spring - Vignoles 2011 - 5/5

"A nose of passion fruit and orange blossom opens to a wine graced with aromas of juicy yellow plum and lemon peel. Dried apricot finish. Try it! Make sure you savor the bouquet by swirling and smelling before tasting. Sip this semi-sweet wine chilled, with lemon-roasted chicken or artichokes French, or with appetizers such as humus and pita or fresh vegetables and dip."
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