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Bloomer Creek Vineyard

Tanzen Dame Barrow Vineyard Reserve Dry Riesling 2015

So this is my wine of year, 2018. On sight: a distressing shade of brown, with obvious floaters and heavy sediment. However, all that follows is trompe a l’oeil of the highest order, with oxidative elements suffused with freshness and reductive elements that express themselves in layers of complexity rather than primordial stink. Intense aromas and flavors of poached pear, star anise, porcini broth and white tea rise and fade within a frame of RS somewhere between trocken and feinherb. On the palate: ethereal texture, presence and length, with a weight reminiscent of some of Julien Meyer’s best Rieslings: simultaneously commanding and feathery. There are no primary or obvious elements of classic Riesling, yet you know it’s Riesling because no other grape could be a vehicle for this kind of brilliance. Just the barest hint of Manzanilla and sea salt on the complex finish. I really don’t know much about this winery, but I’ve never had anything from them that’s less than incredible. I’d place this next to ‘78 Marquis de Laguiche Montrachet, ‘82 DRC Montrachet, ‘59 Huet Vouvray Haut-Lieu and ‘76 JJ Prum Wehlener Sonnenuhr Spatlese in my “greatest whites” list. It IS that good, and I’ve been trying to talk myself out of that thought since April, when I consumed it from a paper cup in a hotel room. #bloomercreek #flxriesling — 3 years ago

Bloomer Creek Vineyard

Tanzen Dame Riesling 2016

These guys have mastered the savory/umami side of FLX Riesling without veering into the petrol lane or the weird, minty herbaceousness that detracts from so many examples. Spiced pear and a touch of Manzanilla. Fantastic. #bloomercreek #riesling — 3 years ago

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Bloomer Creek Vineyard

Vin d'été Finger Lakes Cabernet Franc Gamay Noir 2011

David McDuff

Il à était été..: maintenant, c'est Décembre. So it goes.... #byebye #bloomercreek — 6 years ago

Bloomer Creek Vineyard

Tanzen Dame Auten Vineyard Clone 239 Dry Riesling 2013

David McDuff

#bloomercreek #flxwine #nywine — 6 years ago

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