Posts Written OnJune 08, 2005

Wine Blogging Wednesday #10 — White Pinot — Channing Daughters Winery 2004 Pinot Grigio

Welcome to the 10th vintage of the virtual wine tasting event Wine Blogging Wednesday, hosted by Alice from My Adventures in the Bread Box. The theme? White pinot. Let me first say that I had originally planned on picking up a bottle of Lieb Family Cellars’ pinot blanc…a varietal they specialize in here on Long Island and one of my favorite non-riesling whites. But then I received my wine club shipment from Channing Daughters Winery in the Hamptons…and what do you know…there was a bottle of their 2004 pinot grigio in there. I’ve written about Channing Daughters and their wines…

Laurel Lake Vineyards 2002 Reserve Chardonnay

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I know. I know. This obviously isn’t my white pinot for Wine Blogging Wednesday #10. It’s been a busy couple of weeks and I’m a bit backed up on my tasting note posting, including these notes on a pretty nice chardonnay from Laurel Lake Vineyards in Laurel, NY. In the past, I’ve found Laurel Lake Vineyards’ wines to be hit and miss…partially because I’ve gotten more than a couple corked bottles from them. But, this wine is a clear exception. Eyes: Light gold with medium legs Nose: When cold (right out of the fridge), it has a delicate nose of…