Although it has a delicate structure, that feels almost lace-like on the palate, this light-bodied Riesling bursts with concentrated ripe peach and apricot flavors. Semisweet in style, this has vibrant acidity and an oyster-shell- and stone-like minerality that lingers on the long finish.
Vibrant lemon- and lime-zest notes make this off-dry Riesling brisk and bright. Chalky minerality and a saline tone add depth, and there is a pleasantly bitter lemon-peel note that lingers on the finish.
Crushed chalk and wax notes add a striking minerality to this delicately framed, semisweet Riesling. A juicy wine, it offers an abundance of ripe stone-fruit and citrus flavors, with an earthen, waxy slick that lingers on the finish.
What a charming wine, reminiscent of Loire Valley Chinons, also made from Cabernet Franc. This has a hint of chocolate nicely paired with lean raspberry fruit and a balanced lingering finish. Best Buy.
A totally dry, delicate blanc de blancs made entirely from Chardonnay, it has lemony flavors with earthy tones. One of the better American blanc de blancs, and a steal at this price. Produced in small quantities, so call the winery in Penn Yan for info on where to find it.
A well balanced wine that shows good body, modest but adequate acidity, and a good blend of citrus, pear, apple, melon, herb and spice flavors. The finish is moderate in length, and shows a veiled honeyed note at the end.
This semi-dry Riesling is a classic, with a gorgeous lime cordial and petroleum nose topped off by delicate notes of white flowers. It’s light-bodied and crisp, with good purity of fruit and a medium finish of minerals, fresia and white cherries. Try with cod in a Japanese preparation. Drink now to 2011.
Dry as a bone, with bristling minerality, this is an elegant rosé that balances penetrating strawberry, cherry and plum flavors with sharp, lime-tinged acidity and a hint of wildflower. Drink now.