Tuesday, May 20, 2008

Wine Spectator Praises New York Wines



May 15th issue of Wine Spectator did indeed reward the best efforts of many a New York winery, despite the flap over Mr. Molesworth's letter regarding the Finger Lakes. Below are listed all the wines which received scores of 86 to 89 from the magazine including wines from the Finger Lakes and Long Island. Congrats to all the wineries.

ANTHONY ROAD Riesling Finger Lakes Semi-Dry 2006
MACARI Chardonnay North Fork of Long Island Block E 2005
PELLEGRINI Cabernet Franc North Fork of Long Island 2004
STANDING STONE Vidal Finger Lakes Ice 2006
ANTHONY ROAD Riesling Finger Lakes Dry 2006
ATWATER ESTATE Riesling Finger Lakes 2006
ATWATER ESTATE Riesling Finger Lakes Dry 2006
CHATEAU LAFAYETTE RENEAU Johannisberg Riesling Finger Lakes 2006
FOX RUN Riesling Seneca Lake Reserve 2006
RAPHAEL Malbec North Fork of Long Island 2004
RED NEWT CELLARS Riesling Finger Lakes Reserve 2006
DAMIANI Riesling Finger Lakes 2006
HERON HILL Riesling Finger Lakes Reserve 2005
HOSMER Riesling Cayuga Lake 2006
PELLEGRINI Petit Verdot North Fork of Long Island 2005
RED NEWT CELLARS Riesling Finger Lakes Dry 2006
ROOSTER HILL Riesling Finger Lakes Semi-Dry 2006
SHELDRAKE POINT Riesling Finger Lakes Reserve 2006
WHITE SPRINGS FARM ESTATE Riesling Finger Lakes Red Label 2006
BELHURST ESTATE Riesling Finger Lakes Dry 2006
BUTTONWOOD GROVE Riesling Finger Lakes Dry 2006
HOSMER Riesling Cayuga Lake Vintner's Reserve 2006
ROOSTER HILL Riesling Finger Lakes Dry 2006
SHELDRAKE POINT Riesling Finger Lakes Ice Wine 2007
SWEDISH HILL Riesling Finger Lakes 2006