Tuesday, October 13, 2020

Montezuma Pet Nat Marquette 2017 (NY)



Phil Plummer, winemaker for the Martin family of wineries, including Montezuma Winery, in the Finger Lakes, held a virtual tasting tonight, There were a number of good wines, but what stood out was the Montezuma Pet Nat Marquette 2017. Bright and bubbly with aromas of big red raspberry, strawberry, pink grapefruit, and notes of chocolate and mocha. Fresh bright fruit, clean (though a little hazy to the eye) and with enough acidity to make it still seem fresh and delicious three years later, something slightly unheard of for Pet Nat (most of which tend to be drunk immediately upon release). Certainly a nod toward quality of the winemaking. The wine was made in the traditional Methode Ancestrale style and left undisgorged. This was a three year old Pet Nat and was absolutely delicious!!!! Super impressive!! One of his best Pet Nats I tasted this year! Congrats, Phil!






RED NEWT/KELBY RUSSELL EPISODE 12 THE GREAT AMERICAN WINERY STROOPWAFFLE

 

STROOPWAFFLE EPISODE 12: RED NEWT CELLARS/KELBY JAAMES RUSSELL WINES Host Carlo DeVito and wines, beers, and spirits enthusiast Rich Srsich visit the Finger Lakes. Great videos of Kelby Russell, Meagz Goodwin and a cameo by Oz Clarke. And great wines from the Finger Lakes.









WHITE HORSE VINEYARD EPISODE 29 THE GREAT AMERICAN WINERY STROOPWAFFLE

Host Carlo DeVito heads down to the historic Outer Coastal Plain AVA, where they've been growing grapes in the 1820s. Today, there is a whole new drive for quality wine in the region, with more than 32 wineries in the AVA. Today we'll go taste the wines of Seferino Cotzojay, a great young winemaker who's been featured in the Wall Street Journal, at White Horse Winery.  Enjoy!