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December 02, 2009


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Best White

Chateau Lafayette Renault Semi-Dry Riesling
The Grapes of Roth Riesling
Channing Daughters L'Enfant Sauvage Chardonnay

Best Reds

Ondabay Vineyards Black Crow Merlot
Wolffer Cabernet Franc
Chateau Lafayette Renault Cabernet Sauvignon
Milbrook Cabernet Franc Proprietors reserve

Okay - after some long deliberation and review of notes from my two trips to Long Island Wine Country this year and from samples sent to me I think I have come up with my picks...

Sparkling -
2000 Sparkling Pointe Brut Selection

Rose -
2008 Croteaux "3" Merlot Rose
2008 Macari Rose
2008 Channing Daughters Cabernet Franc Rose

White -
2008 Paumanok Chenin Blanc
2008 Channing Daughters Tocai (Mudd Vineyard)

Red - (this was the toughest)
2007 Shinn Cabernet Franc
2006 Roanoke Vineyards "Gabby's" Cabernet Franc
2004 Macari Reserve Merlot
2004 Wolffer Permier Cru Merlot

Brookview Station Winery Caselton, NY!

Brookview Station Winery's All Aboard Red

Brookview Station Winery
-All Aboard
-Whistle Stop White
-Just Peachy
-Oh What a Pear
-Hudson River's Ridge

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