Michael Gorton Jr
Wine geek. Beer geek. Husband. Father. Funeral Director. Wannabe blogger. In love with NY wines. Long Island Cab Franc Freak. Smitten by sour beers.
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Best Pet Nat I've put in my mouth. Respects the grape and respects the process. Floral, apples and citrus. Throw a little earthy minerality and some yeasty funk, you got yourself one heck of a austere wine. Petillant Natural from NYS, it can be done. It is done. This funeral director thinks the label rocks. #niagara #nyswine #nydrinksny #riesling #sparkling #pétillantnaturel #petnat — a year ago
Elegant and graceful. This wine has developed over the last hour. Cherry and ripe red berries. Smoky flint and dried flowers. Mineral, earth and savory notes. Shows a bit more heat then the 12.1% it's labels states. Great acidity and balance. Long clean finish. Wish I had more. #flxwine #nyswine #wine #gamaynoir — 8 months ago
Should have saved this for Turkey Day. Rich, lush and balanced. Concentrated berries, flinty and freshness. If you find this, grab it. I may have to go back looking for this bottle. I can now understand why this is also know as black reisling. #wine #bechtheimer #schwarzriesling #weinreich #trocken #rheinhessen — 2 years ago
Sometimes, a few days is all a bottle needs to unwind. Leftover from New Year's Day. A delight. Graceful, expressive and focused. Showing tart cherries and fresh turned earth, a dusting coca powder and dried herbs with just the right amount of spice. The tannins have relaxed. While they were tight and kept hold of the freshmess, it is now showing as if just opened. If you have a few of these in your cellar, hold and hide. You will be rewarded in a few years from now. #flxwine #nyswine #nydrinksny #drinklocal #wine #cabernetfranc — 2 years ago