Tuesday, May 15, 2012

Hudson Valley Wine Goddess Debbie Gioquindo on Hudson-Chatham Seyval Blanc Estate Bock 1

Monday, May 14, 2012 Hudson-Chatham Seyval Blanc

Another Seyval Blanc to tell you about before the 2011 vintage comes out.

The 2010 Hudson-Chatham Block 1, North Creek Vineyards was Estate Grown and Bottled had a strong nose of citrus.

A palate of soft banana with citrus and lime flavors with a tart finish that jumps out at you and lingers. As the wine warms up a bit the lime flavors become more prominent.

If you notice the color of the wine is a bit more yellowish than I'm use to with this type of varietal. Usually Seyval is more clear with hints of a yellow and a greenish ting. But in any event, the color did not effect the wine. It was what I expected.

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