Category Archives: 2007

Martha Clara Vineyards 2007 Syrah

I am quickly becoming a fan of Syrah.  I wrote about this grape a while back and I have begun to seek out more of this grape both on and off Long Island. This Martha Clara Vineyards Syrah  ($24) is … Continue reading

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Lieb Family Cellars 2007 Pinot Blanc

You don’t see Pinot Blanc too much on Long Island.  The only vineyards that release a varietal of this variety is Palmer Vineyards and Lieb Family Cellars.  I know that Shinn Estate Vineyards is doing something with their first from … Continue reading

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Pugliese Vineyards 2007 Cabernet Franc Short Sip

Pugliese Vineyards in Cutchogue, is one of Long Island’s oldest vineyards.  It is family owned and operated.  It was established in 1980.  Known by many for making some wonderful Sparkling Wine and their hand painted bottles.  I have to admit I have … Continue reading

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Macari Vineyards 2007 Dos Aguas

It’s good to do inventory in your wine cellar.  You may find something you forgot about or you may find something that you did not know you had.  Well, this is a little of both. I received this bottle as … Continue reading

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Pindar Vineyards 2007 Syrah

You may have noted from my barrel tasting at Pindar and my visit with Martha Clara Vineyards, that Syrah as a varietal is inching up my list as favorite. Syrah or Shiraz as it is also known, is used alot … Continue reading

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Palmer Vineyards 2007 Cabernet Franc Proprietors Reserve

For years, as a young wine enthusiast, I always associated the start of Long Island Wine Country with Palmer Vineyards.  Now you may consider Baiting Hollow Vineyards as the starting point. I remember visiting Palmer Vineyards almost every time I … Continue reading

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Paumanok Vineyards 2007 Dry Riesling

I picked this up one day in my wine shop. The had this Paumanok Vineyards 2007 Dry Riesling ($17.95) and the 2008, which is their current release, side by side.  I picked it up the older release to give it … Continue reading

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Raphael Vineyards 2007 La Tavola

 La Tavola = The table; when translated to English. This is nothing like you have seen from Raphael Vineyards before.  It is a very simple bottle, with a very simple label, nothing old world about this label, just shot of two … Continue reading

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Pindar Vineyards 2007 Reserve Merlot

This bottle was given to me a while ago from Pindar when I was out visiting with Pindar and Les.  I remember him telling me to wait to have this.  And that I should share it with my family over … Continue reading

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Shinn Estate Vineyards 2007 Cabernet Franc

Benchmark = a standard by which something can be measured or judged. Anomaly = deviation from the normal or common order or form or rule. I’ll let you decide what to consider this 2007 Cabernet Franc from Shinn Estate Vineyards ($39).  … Continue reading

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Sherwood House 2007 Chardonnay

It seems on Long Island that there is an emphasis on Merlot and to a growing extent Cabernet Franc.  But probably the most widely grown and versatile grown grape on Long Island is Chardonnay, in my opinion.  You will find it … Continue reading

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Scarola Vineyards 2007 Cabernet Franc

This is not my first post about Scarola Vineyards, I visited Frank Scarola a while back and I bought a case from him.  It was a mixed case, of some of his best stuff.  This was one of them that … Continue reading

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