Posts Written OnDecember 23, 2007

The 12 LI Wines of Christmas: #9 Paumanok Vineyards 2004 Assemblage

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This post is a part of my 12 Long Island Wines for Christmas series that will run from now until Christmas 2007. See the entire series here. When I woke up this morning, I realized that I only had a few more days to announce the final four selections for my 12 Long Island Wines of Christmas series. Like every year, and in every way, it seems that the holiday has sneaked up on me. The #9 wine in this mixed case of Long Island wines is one that is tasting well now, but should be even better in years…

The 12 LI Wines of Christmas: #8 Corey Creek 2006 Domaines CC Rose

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This post is a part of my 12 Long Island Wines for Christmas series that will run from now until Christmas 2007. See the entire series here. As long-time reader reminded me this morning (thanks for the note Chris), there were a ton of great roses released this year. Regardless of varietal composition or style, it just seemsedlike Long Island winemakers just did a great job with rose from the 2006 vintage. In fact, much like choosing a Channing Daughters white the other day, choosing a rose from the plethora of great ones was difficult. So this time around, I’m…