Four Lakes

Blackduck Cidery

Dry Perry 2019

One of the best. Sidra-style perry made in NY, but not faddish at all. John Reynolds, one of my favorite iconoclastic wine/cider-makers, has been doing it this way for decades. Micro production. Loads of VA but flat out delicious; vibrant, textured, rich and soulful. Do yourself a favor and find some of this if you like natural wine. I’d argue this kills almost any high-VA natural wine. Why? There’s a historical precedent for the style, the flavor profile makes sense, it’s clean and well-made. Great stuff. — 3 days ago

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Erik Longabardi

Erik Longabardi

The best out there
Erik Longabardi

Erik Longabardi

I’ve had non VA Perry John made; it’s truly revelatory
Josh Morgenthau

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@Erik Longabardi Yes, some batches are less sidra style, all really amazing. Just had some sparkling paw paw wine he gave me that blew my mind.

Red Tail Ridge Winery

RTR Vineyard Pinot Noir 2017

I hope everyone is doing well here at the onset of the first weekend in October? I have opened the 2017 Red Tail Ridge RTR Estate Vineyard Pinot Noir from Finger Lakes New York.

On the nose there is cherry, red raspberry, a good funk, hibiscus, clove and wet earth.

On the palate I get cherry, red raspberry, cranberry, spice, dried leaves, minerality and damp earth.

This wine is a beautiful translucent ruby that is medium to medium + bodied with medium + acidity and medium smooth fine tannins that has a long red fruit mineral finish. I hope everyone is doing well staying safe and healthy? Have a great delightful weekend. Nostrovia! 🍷🍷🍷🍷
— 22 days ago

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Eminence Road Farm Winery

Elizabeth's Vineyard Cabernet Franc 2018

Wrong vineyard 🤷🏻‍♀️ Smells like hard-boiled eggs lol but on the pallet, roasted and malty, maybe some dark cherries. Hmmm 🤔 — a day ago

Boundary Breaks Vineyard

Finger Lakes Unoaked Chardonnay 2019

A supple fragrance of leaf fronds and slight tropical fruits like pineapples, lychee, and mangoes. Finally some underlying pine aromas.

A little less balanced, but in a good way. Leaning towards higher acid, but the tropical sweet notes balance this out, which is a nice playfulness.

It looks stunning in a glass, and has that end note of unctuous salinity and the overall freshness of skiing through pines.
— 3 days ago

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I love unoaked Chardonnay’s!
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Nice, haven't tasted this vintage yet.

Red Newt Cellars

Lahoma Vineyards The Knoll Finger Lakes Riesling 2015

Mads said, “Oh... my... god.” This ones a keeper for date night.

Back at one of our favorite places in the West Village, Loring Place.

This ones fresh and... oh wait gotta get back to date night.
— 15 days ago

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romo

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I’ve sat at this exact table at LP. Epic.
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Omg Loring Place. So miss my cozy dinners there.
S.S. Mandani

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@romo @Kai Wright What a gem. Everything here is spot on.

Anthony Road

Barrel Ferment Finger Lakes Pinot Gris 2016

Cathy Corison
9.0

Stony minerality, snappy acidity. Broad feel. — 11 days ago

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Bloomer Creek Vineyard

Tanzen Dame Finger Lakes Halbtrocken Edelzwicker Gewürtztraminer Blend 2016

Orange blossom honey, pears, funk, good funk, tangerine peels.

Mmm orange blossoms. Enough funk to curl up with some Richard Brautigan short stories and wonder about Big Sur waves crashing against cliff side mountainous triangles rising up from the sea foam.

My idea of a fun wine.

Enjoying the new couch/coffee table setup.
— 2 days ago

Eric, Josh and 7 others liked this

Hermann J. Wiemer

Finger Lakes Semi-Dry Riesling 2018

Fresh, minerals, a bit underwhelming TBH compared to some of the other Rieslings from this region we’ve had of recent. — 11 days ago

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Severn Goodwin

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You should seek their single vineyard offers, better QPR.

Keuka Spring Vineyards

Finger Lakes Lemberger 2018

nice deep color, dark fruits not especially fruity or complex but with some nice earthy textures and spice. medium bitter tannins finish it off. one of the better lembergers i’ve had. — 3 days ago

Barnstormer Winery

Finger Lakes Blaufränkisch 2019

One of the few FLX wineries that has better reds than whites IMHO — 16 days ago

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