Saturday, March 14, 2015

Wine Enthusiast Names 24 Best Reds From New York State (NY)


Wine Enthusiast magazine recently published an article praising 24 red wines from New York state, the 3rd largest producer of wine in the U.S. Anna Lee C. Iijima wrote and edited the piece of 24 reviews of some of the best wines the region have produced, including wines from the Finger Lakes, Long Island, and the Hudson Valley!


"Ranging from earth- and cherry-flavored Cabernet Franc to a variety of blends, New York's red wines run the gamut in flavor and quality offerings. Step out of your West Coast comfort zone and seek out these selections, a mere fraction of the offerings coming from this red-hot wine scene," wrote Anna Lee C. Iijima in her article 24 Red Wines From New York State in Wine Enthusaist.


It's a great day for New York wines!


Heron Hill 2011 Cabernet Franc (Finger Lakes), $16; 90 points.
Damiani 2011 Reserve Cabernet Franc (Finger Lakes), $43; 88 points.
Fox Run 2012 Reserve Cabernet Franc (Seneca Lake), $45; 88 points.
Knapp 2012 Cabernet Franc (Finger Lakes), $17; 88 points.
Chateau Lafayette Reneau 2010 Cabernet Franc (Finger Lakes), $19; 86 points.
Chateau Lafayette Reneau 2010 Merlot (Finger Lakes), $19; 86 points.
Fox Run 2012 Merlot (Finger Lakes), $23; 86 points.
Keuka Spring 2011 Merlot (Finger Lakes), $19; 86 points.
Damiani 2011 Merlot (Finger Lakes), $23; 85 points.
Knapp 2012 Merlot (Finger Lakes), $17; 85 points.
Billsboro 2012 Cabernet Sauvignon (Finger Lakes), $28; 88 points.
Knapp 2012 Cabernet Sauvignon (Finger Lakes), $19; 88 points.
Damiani 2011 Cabernet Sauvignon (Finger Lakes), $25; 86 points.
Chateau Lafayette Reneau 2010 Cabernet Sauvignon (Finger Lakes), $20; 85 points.
Lieb 2007 Meritage (North Fork of Long Island), $35; 88 points.
Knapp 2012 Meritage (Finger Lakes), $25; 87 points.
Cereghino Smith 2012 Eaten by Bears (New York), $19; 86 points.
Fox Run 2012 Cabernet Franc-Lemberger (Finger Lakes), $18; 86 points.
Hudson-Chatham 2011 Empire Reserve Red (New York), $25; 85 points.
Billsboro 2012 Pinot Noir (Finger Lakes), $24; 90 points.
Whitecliff Vineyard 2012 Reserve Gamay Noir (Hudson River Region), $21; 90 points.
Fulkerson 2013 William Vigne Zweigelt (Seneca Lake), $18; 89 points.
Tousey 2012 Pinot Noir (Hudson River Region), $26; 88 points.
Fox Run 2012 Lemberger (Finger Lakes), $20; 86 points.


Go out and try some!


Read the whole article and reviews at:
http://www.winemag.com/Web-2014/24-Red-Wines-from-New-York-State/?fb_action_ids=918222131561997&fb_action_types=og.comments