Dry Wines

    • NJ Wines to Buy for Christmas and New Year’s

      I keep thinking about wines! Which wines to bring to all our upcoming holiday parties? I often buy seasonal wines, NJ wines that I know the host likes or something unique to introduce to everyone. Below are my suggestions of NJ wines to gift or bring to parties for different types of wine drinkers.

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  • October 2014 Virginia Wine Chat

    … that it showed up in a bottle that most of us associate with dessert wine. But, as we were informed, the bottle selection was purely cosmetic and in no way reflected the contents of the bottle itself – ie: this wasn’t a dessert wine. On the nose the wine was a bit musty, and in the mouth it was light, with very little sweetness, thanks to 1.8% residual…

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  • 2010 Antonelli Montefalco Rosso

    … Variety: 65% Sangiovese; 15% Sagrantino; 10% Cabernet Sauvignon; 10% Merlot Region: San Marco – Italy Cost: $22 (SRP) Winemaker’s Notes: Deep ruby red with purple tints. The bouquet abounds in fruits of the forest, cherries and plums and enjoyable toasted aromas. In the mouth it is generous, warm, and beautifully balanced. Pair with flavoursome…

  • Old York Cellars Virtual Vines – What Exit Red, White, & Blush

    …Click to view slideshow. Just recently, Tom and I took part in another Old York Cellars Virtual Vines wine tasting. To attend a Virtual Vines wine tasting, you just have to sign up ahead of time to receive your wines in advance. Then, on the day of, login to Livestream to attend the live tasting session. For this Virtual Vines, we logged in at our…

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  • Domaine Henri Naudin-Ferrand, Bourgogne Pinot Noir AOC, Burgundy, France 2008

    Dry red wine from the Beaune region in Burgundy, France. Technical Data: 100% Pinot Noir. Underwent 100% malolactic fermentation. On the lees for several months. 30 Years old vines. Description: Nice light red color. On the nose the wine is very fruity showing off fresh cherries and raspberries with a good earthy note. On the palate, medium to full bodied wine.

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  • Clotilde Davenne, Les Temps Perdus, AOC Saint-Bris, Burgundy, France 2010

    Dry white wine from the Chablis Region in Burgundy, France Technical Data: 100% Sauvignon Blanc. Hand harvested. Underwent 100% malolactic fermentation. On the lees for several months. Very elegant wine, from the only AOC (Saint-Bris) from Burgundy allowed to produce a Sauvignon Blanc wine. No oak to preserve the freshness and "terroir-like" characteristic of this wine.

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  • Château Mukhrani, Shavkapito 2009, Kartli, Georgia (Rep.of)

    …Dry medium bodied red wine from the Kartli region (surrounding Tbilisi the capital) in Georgia. Shavkapito grape variety is endemic to Kartli and is only growing in this region in Georgia. Technical Data: 100% Shavkapito. Hand harvested. Aged a minimum of 7 months and up to 10 months prior bottling depending of the vintage. 12% vol. No oak…

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