vindood

Location: Ridgefield, CT

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  • Nov 6, 2009 at 10:35am

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    vindood's Review:
    Added Nov 6, 2009 at 10:39am
    All of the fruit is from vineyards in the Rapaura District of the Marlborough river valley. Family owned and operated, this 'grower' family turned to winemaking 1992. Mostly stainless steel with a few parcels aged in used French oak.

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    vindood's Review:
    Added Nov 6, 2009 at 10:40am
    Winery notes: Our vineyard works hard to bring you the zestiest, most refreshing Sauvignon Blanc from the cool Marlborough valley. Here the grapes mature slowly, giving them layers of complexity and a vibrant zing, reminiscent of your grandma's lemon chiffon cake. The flavors are integrated, delighting the senses with layer upon layer of Meyer lemons, Key limes and a finish that awakens the appetite. Serve chilled with oysters on a half shell or with a rich and succulent Lobster Risotto.

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    vindood's Review:
    Added Nov 6, 2009 at 10:40am
    90 points Wine Spectator: `Light and citrusy, with grapefruit, tangerine and green melon flavors that linger on the bright, juicy finish. Drink now.` (04/09) The 2008 Momo Sauvignon Blanc is made from a blend of fruit from vineyards located on the plains of the Wairau Valley of Marlborough. The Sauvignon was picked between March 29 and April 11 in the late evening and early morning, to ensure the fruit was cool when it reached the winery. After fermentation at a low temperature, to retain fruit character, the wine was allowed time sitting on yeast lees to give greater palate depth and complexity. Aromas of tropical fruit and citrus with a hint of minerality. The palate is textural and rich with ripe tropical fruit and grapefruit. The finish is crisp and dry. Delicious with all types of seafood and summer salads, or just by itself as a refreshing aperitif.

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    vindood's Review:
    Added Nov 6, 2009 at 10:39am
    Winery notes: Garnet red in color, this wine exhibits ripe cherry and spice accentuated with rich plum and savory highlights. It has a rich, sweet approach displaying ripe dark berry fruits, subtle oak spice, velvety tannins and a long, concentrated finish. This wine's structure and concentration make it an ideal match for a wide range of foods. It will match well with field mushroom pasta or risotto. It also lends itself to rare, grilled red meats or a variety of slow cooked casseroles including game meats, such as rabbit or fowl.

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    vindood's Review:
    Added Nov 6, 2009 at 10:39am
    The Sherwood Estate 2006 Pinot Noir displays dark plum aromas on the nose supported by gentle oak handling. The palate is round and full with a persistent finish. An excellent match for most dishes.

  • Previously available for $36.99



    vindood's Review:
    Added Nov 6, 2009 at 10:35am
    great depth; bacon fat is really coming home on the finish; Wow-dry tannins really ripping at the end here; nice long finish; great mouthfeel; very heavy; great dry dark cherry fruit; very passionate and focused; well made; good body presence; great mouthfeel. Very solid Pinot; WE-91; GV-90

  • Previously available for $42.99



    vindood's Review:
    Added Nov 6, 2009 at 10:39am
    Winery Notes:This wine displays vibrant gooseberry and passion fruit aromas, excellent balance, intense flavour and a lengthy finish. An ideal wine to enjoy on its own or with food.Vineyards The grapes for this wine are from the Yarrum Vineyard located in the Brancott Valley and the King Vineyard located in the Rapaura region of Marlborough.Winemaking The grapes were machine harvested and immediately pressed to retain the delicate fruit flavours and aromas. The juice was cool fermented and then allowed to rest in tank for 2-3 months before bottling.Cellaring Enjoyable upon release, this wine can be cellared for a further 1 2 years.

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    vindood's Review:
    Added Nov 6, 2009 at 10:40am
    89 points Stephen Tanzer: `Rather raw aromas of capsicum, fresh herbs and lemon. Then densely packed and vibrant on the palate, with the slightly raw green pepper, fennel and lemon thyme flavors sweetened by tropical fruits. Plenty of energy and spine here. This rich, broad wine finishes with very good focus and length.` Wine Spectator: `Tart and very grassy, with good intensity to jalapeño and citrus flavors. Drink now. Tasted twice, with consistent notes.` Robert Parker: `The 2007 Terroir Series Rail Bridge Awatere Sauvignon Blanc has the most minerally intense nose of the three I tasted in the range, with a typical cat?s pee and gooseberry-led nose, the palate balanced, perhaps a little anodyne but with a nice touch of spice and tomato leaf on the finish.`

  • Previously available for $107.88



    vindood's Review:
    Added Nov 6, 2009 at 10:40am
    The Redcliffe success story begins in 2004 with the critically acclaimed U.S. release of the debut 2004 vintage of Redcliffe Sauvignon Blanc. U.S. wine writers and leading wine magazines were quick to recognize this deftly crafted wine, responding with high ratings and glowing reviews. A combination of ripe pear and zesty citrus fruit flavors wedded to the alluring tropical fruit notes for which New Zealand Sauvignon Blancs are renowned, met with widespread praise, as did the thoughtful innovation of presenting the wine in both 750ml and 1.5 liter bottlings a first for a New Zealand Sauvignon Blanc and at a price that placed the new wine firmly within reach of a larger category of consumers than most other leading New Zealand Sauvignon Blancs.

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    vindood's Review:
    Added Nov 6, 2009 at 10:40am
    Winery notes: Vibrant, bright, fresh, herbal, gooseberry, classical Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc. Both fresh and refreshing, the mouth-filling herbal palate enhances the excellent fruit structure and length of this wine. Displaying intense gooseberry and capsicum characters, the lingering soft flavors provide a beautifully ripe and powerful wine with an abundance of richness, uplifted by fresh acidity and an impressive long finish.

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