Saturday, January 17, 2009

New York Times' Howard G. Goldberg Lauds LI's Rose's

Long Island Vines
Rosés, Uncorked
Published: January 14, 2009
New York Times

Among all the Long Island wines I tasted last year, rosés topped my list of most promising. They are becoming a minor staple in the region at a timely moment. Long considered frivolous and beneath serious critique, rosés are booming internationally.

The improvements in East End rosés have been striking; today they are being uncorked all year, not just in warm weather. Rosés to try in 2009 are likely to come from Macari, Raphael, Shinn, Martha Clara, Peconic Bay Winery, Roanoke, Waters Crest, Castello di Borghese and Bouké, a new producer.

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