Category Archives: Sauvignon Blanc

Shinn Estate Vineyards 2012 Sauvignon Blanc

Summer has been in full effect for the last month or so.  The triple H’s are on the island.  And here at Notrog Cellars that means that we better have enough sauvignon blanc to wet our whistle while we relax … Continue reading

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Paumanok Vineyards 2011 Sauvignon Blanc

The 2011 vintage could have been one of the wettest ones on record, especially on the back-end of it.  After a stellar 2010 growing season, mother nature brought us back to reality.  A cooler growing season matches this cool climate … Continue reading

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Raphael Vineyards 2010 “First Label’ Sauvignon Blanc

A few weeks back I talked about Raphael Vineyards 2010 estate Sauvignon Blanc.  This time I want to talk about their other Sauvignon blanc.  The one made from older vines that were planted when Raphael began in 1998 from the … Continue reading

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Martha Clara Vineyards 2010 Sauvignon Blanc

I know what you are thinking — It’s September, why am I talking Sauvignon Blanc? Well, I got a little backlogged and since we are in a bit of an Indian Summer, I still felt this was perfect for this … Continue reading

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Raphael 2010 Sauvignon Blanc

When Les Howard, Raphael’s new winemaker, arrived from Pindar Vineyards in August of last year, he had about just enough time to go over the barrel cellar before the first bins of fruit were being harvested. Les could not wait … Continue reading

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Pindar Vineyards 2010 Sauvignon Blanc

It is officially summer on Long Island and that means you will find Sauvignon Blanc or Rose in my glass.  You might see me squeeze in a Cabernet Franc here and or a Chardonnay there, but it all depends on … Continue reading

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Martha Clara Vineyards 2009 “66:34” Semillon/Sauvignon Blanc Blend

Martha Clara Vineyards  does really cool things for their wine club members.  Sure they get a discount, sure they get invited to release parties, but the wines they offer to their wine club members is what makes it all the … Continue reading

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Waters Crest Winery 2009 Campania Bianco

If you are looking for a fun summer white wine to go with your picnic lunch, this is a wine that I would suggest you look for.  If you are looking for a white wine that will go with fresh … Continue reading

Posted in 2009, Blended Wine, Chardonnay, Riesling, Sauvignon Blanc, Waters Crest Winery, White Wine | 4 Comments

Tasting the Future: Shinn Estate Vineyards Shinn-Dig

A few weeks ago — OK about a month ago, Shinn Estate Vineyards in Mattituck held their 7th Annual “Shinn-Dig”  This is an opportunity for the Shinn Estate Vineyards extended family — those that support them and buy their wine’s throughout the … Continue reading

Posted in 2009, 2010, Barrel Tasting, Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvigon, Chardonnay, Event, Future Releases, Long Island, Merlot, Rose, Sauvignon Blanc, Shinn Estate Vieyard | 3 Comments

Vineyard 48 2009 Sauvignon Blanc

This is a wine that I tried solely on a review I read on the New York Cork Report.  I love reading reviews of wines.  I could care less about the score that the taster gives, but what matters to … Continue reading

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Shinn Estate Vineyards 2009 “First Fruit” Sauvignon Blanc

Before I begin, there is no more of this wine at Shinn Estate Vineyards tasting room.  But if you look around your local wine shop or search on-line, you maybe able to get your hands on some. Shinn Estate Vineyards in … Continue reading

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TasteNY: Tasting Some Of New York’s Great Wine

Lenn Thompson, editor and publisher over at the New York Cork Report started this project TasteNY over a year ago.  His idea was this: “get the great beers, wines and spirits made in New York into the hands of bloggers … Continue reading

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Raphael Vineyards 2009 First Label Sauvignon Blanc

It’s the summer and on Long Island Sauvignon Blanc is queen in my kingdom.  If you were wondering who the king is – it’s Long Island Rose. Last week I told you about Palmer Vineyards and their Sauvignon Blanc – … Continue reading

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Palmer Vineyards 2008 Sauvignon Blanc

Sauvignon Blanc is slowly ascending to the top of my white wine favorite list – especially Long Island Sauvignon Blanc.  Gewürztraminer is at the top, but Sauvignon Blanc is now in a neck and neck race with Riesling. I am … Continue reading

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