Posts Written OnJanuary 06, 2014

Keuka Spring Vineyards 2012 “Pre-Emption Vineyard” Gewürztraminer

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Part of winemaker August Deimel’s single-vineyard program, the Keuka Spring Vineyards 2012 “Pre-Emption Vineyard” Gewurztraminer offers a bright nose of sweet melon and pear with the floral notes you expect from the variety — but more white flower than rose petal. Mouth-filling but not overweight, the palate brings sweet, over-ripe honeydew and lemon drop candy flavors with floral undernotes. The midpalate steers toward cloying, but the combination of just-enough acidity and bitterness on the finish keeps it in check. The finish turns more floral but ripe, sweet fruit remains. Producer: Keuka Spring Vineyards AVA: Finger Lakes ABV: 12% RS: 1.25% pH: 3.52 Production:177 cases Release Date: May…

2014: What to Expect This Year on the New York Cork Report

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Welcome to the new year at the New York Cork Report. 2014 is going to be a big year around here. Staffers with young kids have adjusted to life a bit. A few of us have new jobs that have reinvigorated our souls. And hey, we need to celebrate our 10-year anniversary the best way we know how — great content. Features like “What We Drank” and “5 Questions With…” will continue, but there are some changes coming too — some of them pretty big. Some are still knocking around in my head, but I can share a handful of…