Monthly Archives: October 2011

Clovis Point 2005 Merlot

Clovis Point Vineyards in Jamesport on Route 25 was always a vineyard that we would either hit or miss.  It has nothing to do with their wines, for some reason we would drive right past it. We have had great … Continue reading

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It’s Drink Regional Wine Week!

Just in case you did not know, On Sunday October 9th kicked off the 4th annual Drink Regional Wine.  It runs through OCtober 15th. What’s”Drink Regional Wine Week” you ask?  Well this sums it up best.  It was started 4 … Continue reading

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Martha Clara Vineyards 2007 Clusters

Martha Clara Vineyards introduced us to a new dessert, port style wine.  Ciel has been around for years, but with the ripe highly regarded 2007 vintage, winemaker Juan E. Micieli-Martinez wanted to make a port style wine with some of … Continue reading

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Shinn Estate Vineyards 2008 Wild Boar Doe

Year in and year out this is one, if not my favorite offering’s from Shinn Estate Vineyards in Mattituck.  A play on words, it pays homage to the Bordeaux varieties. In this offering it brings 40% Merlot, 23% Cabernet Sauvignon, … Continue reading

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