Posts Written OnJuly 14, 2015

Weekly New York Wine News — July 13, 2015

Photo courtesy of Shinn Estate Vineyards New York weekly wine news with mentions of local products from across the globe and our own backyards. NEWS Otago Daily Times - 7/7/2015 Half way around the world and in the southern hemisphere, upstate NY wine country is a recommended destination. Vietnam Briefing - 7/7/2015 We knew that Finger Lakes Riesling goes well with south-east Asian cuisine, but the pending Pacific Free Trade agreement would significantly reduce NY wine tariffs in Vietnam. Finger Lakes Times - 7/8/2015 Wine Symposium of the Finger Lakes’ third annual AVA Riesling Challenge winners announced. Examiner - 7/12/2015 The New York Grape…

Leonard Oakes Estate Winery 2013 Reserve Series Sauvignon Blanc

Lightly saline on the nose, with notes of lemony citrus, fresh-cut hay and grapefruit, Leonard Oakes Estate Winery 2013 Reserve Series Sauvignon Blanc ($17) is a snappy, refreshing sauvignon. The palate lacks a bit of concentration, but is bright, citrusy and mouthwatering — with a savory minerality that peeks through on a medium-long finish. Producer: Leonard Oakes Estate Winery AVA: New York State ABV: 12.5% Price: $17 (sample) (3 out of 5, Very good/Recommended)