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Complex red from one of Long Island's best vintages. 45 percent Cabernet Sauvignon, 45 percent Cabernet Franc and 10 percent Merlot. Deep black cherry fruit, smoky, herbal with dusty tannins on the long finish. Will definitely age. Full disclosure: I ...
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The Occitanian word “merlot” translates to “young blackbird.” An accurate description for this popular, early-budding...
British wine writer and critic, Jancis Robinson, once noted that throughout the 80’s and 90’s in the United States, C...
“King of the Red Wine Grapes.” The colonizer of the vineyards, pushing native wine grapes into its shadows. The Caber...
Scuppernong is a historically important Native American Muscadine variety. This bronze-skinned grape is a member of t...
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Yesterday we conducted another wine tasting party at our friends Sally & Bob's house in Chantilly, Virginia. I certainly like this method of running the event at another person's house so I don't have to deal with food preparation and things of this nature. Anyway, the theme for this blind tasting was Virginia wines, so everyone brought a wine... Read More
Let’s take a trip back in time. Close your eyes and imagine yourself an English explorer, a shipmate of Sir Walter Raleigh’s. You've just braved the Atlantic crossing and are rowing to shore towards a strange island on a forbidding coast. Yet immediately on landing, you see a very familiar site: Grapes. Lots of them. Coastal North Carolina at th... Read More
Hewes’ Crab. Albemarle Pippin. Harrison. Grimes. Baldwin. Esopus Spitzenberg. Winesap. Apples. More specifically, cider apples with deep roots in The Commonwealth of Virginia. Each of these cultivars played an important role in the long history of hard cider in Virginia and are still grown today by some of the state’s most notable cideries.From ... Read More
Hi everyone. My wife Sandra and I have been into wine for the past few years and that's led to a few trips to Napa Valley and related areas in 2012 and 2013. We enjoy all wines but reds are our favorites. We hosted our first wine tasting party last night and it was a fun event - sixteen wine lovers trying different wines in a blind tasting. ... Read More
The perfect rose. Beautiful full bouquet and a taste that pairs well with anything (im particular to this with apples and brie) Read More
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This is my favorite wine. 2003 through 2006 vintages have all been excellent but 2003 in particular is in my opinion:rich and robust nose, blackberries, blueberries and a hint of tobacco. Great mouth feel, well balanced with plum and spiceaccents. The finish is smooth and leaves you content, even at the end of the decanter. Read More
Dmcker... hope you are reading :-) And the rest of you as well.LOVE cab franc... hard to do single varietal, hard to find. My current favs are Robert Sinskey's Vandal Vineyards CF and the 2006 Napa Stonefly CF. So far, I have tasted a few Chinons- forgive me if I get some of the labels wrong... I am new to the French, having drank CA wine for... Read More
May 21, 2010
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Wait! Wait just a minute! Roanoke Vineyards' Blend 2 is a Cab Franc/Cab Sauvignon blend. Strickly vinifera grapes. The wine is big, complex, sporting deep plum notes and rich cherry flavors. Very Left Bank Bordeaux in its styling. Excellent, and long sold out. The review above is totally erroneous. Read More
Complex red from one of Long Island's best vintages. 45 percent Cabernet Sauvignon, 45 percent Cabernet Franc and 10 percent Merlot. Deep black cherry fruit, smoky, herbal with dusty tannins on the long finish. Will definitely age.Full disclosure: I work there. Read More