Channing Daughters White Blend the Hamptons Meditazione 2009

Member Review by Kyle Graynor:

Smells like lemon pledge and rubber. A little tannic, like a sweet tea, and a bit spicy on the finish.

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Channing Daughters Winery:
Atlantic breezes cool our vineyards creating a climate hospitable to a wide array of fascinating grape varieties. At Channing Daughters we grow and create wines from the white varieties Chardonnay, Pinot Grigio, Tocai Friulano, Sauvignon Blanc, Muscat Ottonel, Malvasia, Gewurztraminer, and Pinot Bianco, and the red varieties Merlot, Blaufrankisch, Pinot Noir, Dornfelder, Cabernet Franc, and Cab... Read more
Atlantic breezes cool our vineyards creating a climate hospitable to a wide array of fascinating grape varieties. At Channing Daughters we grow and create wines from the white varieties Chardonnay, Pinot Grigio, Tocai Friulano, Sauvignon Blanc, Muscat Ottonel, Malvasia, Gewurztraminer, and Pinot Bianco, and the red varieties Merlot, Blaufrankisch, Pinot Noir, Dornfelder, Cabernet Franc, and Cabernet Sauvignon. Soon the reds Teroldego, Refosco and Lagrein will join them. We are the only winery on the East End growing and producing wines from many of these grapes. Our home is a beautiful plot of land in Bridgehampton that contains twenty-five acres of vines, our small winery and tasting room. We source about fifty percent of our grapes from special sites and people on the North Fork. We allow our wines to naturally express the earth that grows them. Small and unique vineyard lots of grapes are fermented and bottled separately, bearing a Vineyard Designation and Appellation of Origin. Channing Daughters is proud to produce wines bearing all three Long Island AVA’s. The North Fork of Long Island, The Hamptons, and Long Island are all utilized. Whether it is a varietal Sauvignon Blanc from the Mudd Vineyard on the North Fork, Blaufrankisch from our Sylvanus Vineyard on our Estate in Bridgehampton or a blend of varieties and vineyards like our Vino Bianco, which bears a Long Island AVA, we believe in celebrating the place, vineyards and region from which we are lucky enough to produce wine. We are also grateful to be working with mature vineyards. Our own Sculpture Garden Vineyard was planted in 1982 and the Mudd Vineyard on the North Fork (one of our most prized sources) was planted between 1975 and 1983. Read less

Member Reviews for Channing Daughters White Blend the Hamptons Meditazione

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Snooth User: Kyle Graynor
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3.50 5
Vintage: 2008 09/29/2011

Smells like lemon pledge and rubber. A little tannic, like a sweet tea, and a bit spicy on the finish.


Snooth User: Chris Carpita
330935,531
4.00 5
Vintage: 2008 09/23/2011

Honey dessert aroma, with a dry slightly bitter body. Nice mouthfeel and finish, a little buttery


Snooth User: Nicki Gig
1783064,202
3.00 5
Vintage: 2008 09/28/2011

Skin fermented white fruit blend. Funky skunk aroma, some apricots, bit dried fruit with burned rubber like characteristics Randomness going on with the palate as well. citrus toast get some oak. Another different funky one, unusual for me but if you want to try something weird go for it


Snooth User: rjpease
3949851,035
3.50 5
Vintage: 2008 09/27/2011

Not much nose, but the finish is reminiscent of chamomile and burnt rubber. Campfire scent.


External Reviews for Channing Daughters White Blend the Hamptons Meditazione

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Source: AOC Fine Wines
05/06/2010

35% Tocai Friulano 35% Sauvignon Blanc 13% Muscat Ottonel 12% Pinot Grigio and 5% Pinot Bianco. ORGANIC. The flavors are concentrated and complex and reminds one of chamomile tea orange zest and blossom fresh and dried apricots apple skin brown spice nuts peach and honey. This rich wine has sex appeal and a long persistent finish.


External Review
Source: AOC Fine Wines
Vintage: 2007 01/12/2010

35% Tocai Friulano 35% Sauvignon Blanc 13% Muscat Ottonel 12% Pinot Grigio and 5% Pinot Bianco. The flavors are concentrated and complex and reminds one of chamomile tea orange zest and blossom fresh and dried apricots apple skin brown spice nuts peach and honey. This rich wine has sex appeal and a long persistent finish.



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