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Bloomer Creek 2011 Vin d’été Unfined & Unfiltered Cabernet Franc (Finger Lakes)

  1. $18

Vin d’été means “summer wine,” and this delicate Cabernet Franc would be the perfect companion to a balmy summer eve. It’s unabashedly rustic in style, with touches of leafy herbs, clay and barnyard accentuating crisp black-cherry flavors. Brisk and sprightly on the palate, it finishes long, with a murmur of velvety tannins. Unusual and a bit mysterious, yet truly…

 — A.I.  (7/1/2014)
90
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Bloomer Creek 2013 Tanzen Dame Auten Vineyard 2nd Clone 239 Dry Riesling (Finger Lakes)

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  1. $40

While intensely floral from nose to finish, this subtly nuanced Riesling has a more savory side as well, offsetting stark lemon, tangerine and lime flavors against wet stone and clay. It’s ethereal and light on the palate, but finishes boldly with a lingering murmur of astringency.

 — A.I.  (7/1/2015)
90
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Bloomer Creek 2012 Tanzen Dame Auten Vineyard 2nd Harvest Riesling (Finger Lakes)

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  1. $60

Curious hints of candied citrus peel, dried fig and apricot abound in this exotically spiced Riesling. Laced with honey and sweet apple flavors, it’s off dry in style, yet impeccably balanced by a strike of spine-tingling acidity. While deft and dainty in mouthfeel, it finishes on a lingering cardamom note.

 — A.I.  (7/1/2015)
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Bloomer Creek 2012 Tanzen Dame Second Harvest Gewürztraminer (Finger Lakes)

  1. $60

There’s a filigreed delicacy to this late-release 2012 Gewürztraminer, yet it’s powerfully persistent, bursting with sweet, almost tropical fruit flavors. Zesty acidity and whispers of pollen and earth lend a savory complexity that’s beguiling, sip after sip.

 — A.I.  (7/1/2015)
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Bloomer Creek 2010 White Horse Red Unfined & Unfiltered Cabernet Franc-Merlot (Finger Lakes)

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  1. $30

Cassis, black cherry and raspberry notes meander throughout this spirited blend of Cabernet Franc and Merlot. Puckering with cranberry acidity, yet velvety and rich in texture, it’s a kaleidoscope of fruit, earth and savory herb complexities that linger on the finish.

 — A.I.  (7/1/2015)
90
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Bloomer Creek 2012 Tanzen Dame Morehouse Road Vineyard 1st Harvest Riesling (Finger Lakes)

  1. $22

Notes of fresh herbs and melon rind lend a verdant tone to this semi-sweet, late-harvest wine. The palate is crisp with tart green apple and peach flavors, but imbued with touches of exotic orange spice and honey that linger mysteriously on the finish.

 — A.I.  (7/1/2014)
90
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Bloomer Creek 2010 Unfined & Unfiltered Pinot Noir (Finger Lakes)

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  1. $30

Fresh and fragrant like a thicket of raspberries on a summer day, this is a luxuriously fruity, yet impeccably balanced Pinot Noir. The palate is deeply concentrated with cassis and red berry flavors, along with streaks of cranberry acidity and granite that lend elegance and style. Layers of soft, finely grained tannins characterize the long finish.

 — A.I.  (7/1/2014)
90
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Bloomer Creek 2010 Block 97 Chardonnay (Finger Lakes)

  1. $22

Irresistible on the nose and palate with loads of sweet cream butter, ripe honeydew and delicate white flower, this is a luxurious yet elegantly structured single-vineyard Chardonnay. Lemony, bright acidity and shades of crushed stone highlight the palate that bursts with pristine, ripe fruit.

 — A.I.  (12/31/2012)
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