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Ravines Wine Cellars

16 Falls Vineyard Dry Riesling 2018

Riesling all the way. Nose reminds me of waiting for service at Town Fair Tire. Rubber and diesel- in a good way. BTW- great name for an album or movie. Good acidity, slate- bone dry, some pear, apricot and apple — 8 days ago

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Field Sauvignon Blanc Blend 2017

Nose has wet lemon slice, cold lavender, lemon grass freshly chopped, white/yellow flowers, honeydew melon and dry beach sand.

Palate has green melon / white flower mash-up, fresh lemon zest, lavender leaves, slight spice (Gewürztraminer-like) notes, medium finish...very refreshing! Great Effort, 💕❤️Ravines!

Unsure of the exact blend percentages but Morten notes it is a dry blend of Sauvignon Blanc, Chardonnay, Pinot Gris & 6% Muscat Ottonel. Fully killing a value wine play at $14.40 per bottle for Wine Club members! Sign up and enjoy. (I get no benefit endorsements, trust me...Probably detrimental to us; as popularity gains so will pricing...but a rising tide lifts all boats, right?)
— 11 days ago

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Dawn E.

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@Severn Goodwin Sounds delicious!
Angelo Casagrande

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Thanks. I definitely will!

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Maximilien Finger Lakes Cabernet Sauvignon Blend 2017

Nicely balanced almost old world style Bordeaux blend. Nose has crisp cherry fruit, hint of violets, a little herbal wisp, and a well-judged modest oak note. Mouthfilling flavors but with a nice sense of lightness. Still some youthful tannin to resolve, which, together with the nice acids, augurs for a few more years in the cellar. — 3 months ago

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Yeah, needs time, this is the only red we buy in Mag from Morten & Lisa, good stuff with patience.
Tom Casagrande

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@Severn Goodwin - Thoroughly enjoyable now though too.

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Cerise Red Blend 2019

Light but lots of tart red fruit flavor, balanced by a savory note. Nice. — 3 days ago

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Finger Lakes Chardonnay 2015

Nose has ripe yellow apple, creamy oak goodness, pineapple core and browned butter.

Palate has ripe pineapple, under-ripe pineapple, ripe yellow apple, light oak notes with notable acidity still and medium finish. Still many, many years to go on this wine, drink 2025-2030+ from proper storage. Decanted 8H.

I'll reiterate prior comments, this is a unique wine...Winery notes:
"80% of the grapes were immediately whole cluster pressed. The Chardonnay was fermented in French oak with about 16% new oak. The remaining 20% of the grapes were placed, single layer, in shallow trays for six weeks following the traditional Passito method. After natural dehydration, the grapes were gently pressed and fermented in barrels. The two fractions were blended prior to bottling. A full malolactic fermentation lowered the acidity and improved the texture of the wine. The wine was gently filtered prior to bottling."
— a month ago

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Argetsinger Vineyard Dry Riesling 2017

Structured and concentrated but racy; petrol-forward; fruit is plenty ripe but there is a green, herbal component; sort of harsh but the finish brings a softer, honeyed note. A bit lacking for pleasure now, but very interested to revisit this a couple years down the line. — 2 months ago

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Finger Lakes Dry Riesling 2017

Tart, juicy lemon with some apricot and white peach on the long, lovely finish. — 3 months ago

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Finger Lakes Pinot Noir Rosé 2020

I love FLX wines, and my favorite roses are Pinot Noir. So this is as good as I could hope for. Crisp, fragrant, fruity, a little mineral/stone, dry. — a month ago

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Finger Lakes Pinot Noir 2015

Nose has chocolate covered cherry, raspberry jam on old saddle leather, stemmy notes, moist garden soil, ripe black cherry and (faint) licorice/anise notes.

Palate has black cherry, blackberry, dried oak, dried cranberry with moist loam on the medium length finish. A young bottle still, please cellar and enjoy 2026-2036 from proper storage. Decanted 8H.

Paired to 12H salted, then Asian BBQ rub, grilled, local pork chops from Kinderhook Farm (Valatie, NY). Please support your local farming resources.
— a month ago

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Peter Sultan

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Ruh Roh, Mr. Goodwin has officially kicked up his posts a notch: downright mouthwatering! Actually, I really appreciate the pairing & cooking details-inspiring, & helpful😇. And I might add, pls support your local art culture when in Kinderhook- the Renovated ‘School’ art gallery is a unique treasure!@Severn Goodwin 🤗
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@Peter Sultan Thanks for the tip 👍
Hugh O'Riordan

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Severn, in the mid 70’s I went to a wine tasting in DC by Boordy (sp) vineyards . Wine was ok . Are they still around? Hugh

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Two Gorges Merlot 2018

👃 Florist shop, lilac, freshly cracked black pepper, black raisin, blackberry, black cherry; 👅 Under-ripe blackberry, ripe black cherry, fresh fig, prune; Soft tannins and drinking great, really developing in the glass.

Corked pulled for slow oxygenation ~6H.

Paired with a slow roasted beef roast from our favorite local farm (Kinderhook Farm; Valatie, NY).
— 3 months ago

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