AWARD WINNING WINES

 

Jeremy River White

(1) GOLD (2) SILVERS (3) BRONZES, 90 Points

Salmon River White

(1)GOLDS (5)SILVER (3) BRONZE, 90 Points

Our semi-sweet (5.5% RS) blend. 94 points

NOSE: very fragrant tropical notes, orange blossom, mango, papaya & peach. PALATE: fruit-forward, great balance of acidity & sweetness, semi-sweet with medium pallet weight. FINISH: dried apricot and golden raisins. FOODS: Brie cheese, spicy Sichuan, Indian & Thai seafood; Creamy pasta dishes as well as chips & salsa.

A very fragrant and elegant wine.

NOSE: Initial lemon, lime & white nectarines, a nuance of Granny Smith apples. honey, finishing with floral notes. PALATE: Prominent ripe pineapple, white lily followed by...  

FINISH: Fresh clean mineral acidity hints of passion fruit. FOODS: Light seafood, cured/spiced meats of pork & duck, semi-soft to firm cheeses. 

Blackledge White-OUT OF STOCK

(1) GOLD (2) SILVERS (3) BRONZES

A crisp, off-dry (1.2% RS) tropical white blend creating summertime in a glass with these luscious aromas.

NOSE: Sweet pineapple, mandarin, ginger, honey, and anise. PALATE: Passionfruit with hints of honeydew melon and sweet orange. FINISH: Crisp minerals, tangerine and star fruit

Riesling

(4)GOLDS (6)SILVER (5) BRONZE, 90 points

2017 DOUBLE GOLD & BEST OF CLASS

NOSE: Beautiful tropical fruit, honey crisp apple, hint of cantaloupe, pear & apricot, nuance of white truffle & sweet, subtle Meyer lemon.  PALATE: Off-dry, creamy pear with a hint of citrus, beautiful mouthfeel. FINISH: lingering citrus, apricot & pear. Creamy pineapple & light crisp grapefruit. FOODS:  Delicious with delicate seafood, crab cakes, lobster & shrimp, sweet, spicy dishes. Serve very chilled for a more aromatic experience. 

Barrel Select Chardonnay

OUT OF STOCK

(4) SILVERS (2) BRONZES

Our full-bodied barrel-fermented Chardonnay.

 

NOSE: Light, toasty oak, green apples & caramel. PALATE: Silky, creamy, buttery, vibrant fresh fruit and nuance of apricot & vanilla bean. FINISH: Green apple, crisp lemon zest, delicate minerality, and light oak notes. FOODS: New England seafood, pâtés, sharp cheeses & grilled foods. 

Gewurztraminer

(2)SILVER (8) BRONZE, 90 Points

An off-dry Gewurztraminer has floral perfume notes with subtle hints of spice.

 

NOSE: Crisp, orange, grapefruit & lemon rind, subtle notes of ginger & rose petal. PALATE:

Lychee, tangerine, ginger & hints of honey, transitioning to a full citrus mouthfeel. Floral & crisp citrus on the palate.

FINISH: Lemon rind, vibrant acidity, floral. Enjoy now or store cool for up to 1 year. FOOD: Turkey, seafood, and Asian & Indian food, spicy curry.

(Best consumed in the first year)

Muscat de Ottonel

(2)GOLDS, 94 Points

375ml. - 94 points, Liquid amber in color. 

 

NOSE: Extremely aromatic, mandarin orange zest, sweet rose and lush lychee, Autumn harvest honey. PALATE:  Sweet thick and lushes, Ripe stone fruit, peach skin, vanilla, and oaky notes. FINISH: sweet, coats the entire mouth, very juicy, salted caramel. FOODS: Drizzle over vanilla ice cream, panna cotta, pair with cured Italian meats and paper-thin melba toast.

 

St. Croix Bourbon Barrel Aged

(2) GOLDS (2) SILVERS (1) BRONZE, 90 Points

Westchester Red 

(2)GOLDS (3)SILVER (4) BRONZE, 93 Points

Medium-bodied 100% St. Croix, aged in American & French barrels, finished in Buffalo Trace Bourbon Barrels.

 

NOSE: Prominent blackberry & strawberry compote, bright cherry, following through onto the palate.  PALATE: Hints of caramel, toasted coconut & hints of bourbon. 

FINISH:  Soft tannins & toasted oak round the wine out with a long, lush finish. Hand bottled via gravity flow, hand waxed & labeled. 

FOODS: Delicious simply on its own, or with grilled steak, prime rib, and dark chocolate.

A semi-sweet red St. Croix blend.

NOSE: lightly toasted wood notes with cocoa & black currant.  PALATE: fills your mouth with black cherry, soft mid-palate tannins.  FINISH: Hints of vanilla & licorice. FOODS: Chili, barbecued meats & chicken, pasta/meatballs, chocolate cake.

Blackledge Red

(2) GOLD (1) SILVER, 92 Points

A very light translucent Burgundy St. Croix blend with bright cherry hues. 

NOSE: Raspberry, cherry compote with nuance of rhubarb, black cherry, mint.  PALATE:  Delicately light with a full mouth feel & round juicy tannins. Bright cherry, blackberry with hints of vanilla & soft toasted coconut.  FINISH: Delicate & soft, with lingering red fruit. Very easy drinking.  FOODS:  Curried cauliflower, BBQ, lamb, Ribeye Steak.

Salmon River Red 
OUT OF STOCK

(1)GOLD (5)SILVER (2) BRONZE, 90 Points

A rich, dark blend of Cabernet Sauvignon & St. Croix aged 14 months in oak barrels for a bold, smooth wine.

 

NOSE: concentrated black currant & blueberry, whiffs of pencil shavings, Shitake mushroom & salted licorice. PALATE: Medium bodied, front & mid pallet tannins, bright cherry, juicy.  FINISH: dark milk chocolate & peppercorns on the finish. Decant for 1 hour before serving. FOODS: Darker meats, exotic spices, lamb, Asian 5-spice pork, IndianTandoori meats.

St. Croix-OUT OF STOCK

(3) GOLD (5) SILVER (2) BRONZE

Our Vineyards Reserve St. Croix is an American hybrid varietal that was aged 14 months in American barrels

 

NOSE: Hints of caramel, candied apple, cranberry, cedar and clove. PALATE: Bright cherry, pepper, leather, and nutmeg. FINISH: Smokey, dark cocoa and soft tannins. FOODS: Delicious with game, such as duck, venison, and grilled salmon.

 

Blackledge Rosé

(2) SILVER (2) BRONZE, 92 Points 

Salmon River Rosé

(1)GOLDS (1) BRONZE, 89 Points

A semi-sweet, clean, crisp, ruby-colored Rose’.

 

NOSE: bright cherry, honey. PALATE: Vanilla bean, Bing cherry, tart cranberry, raspberry, strawberry with nice balanced acidity. FINISH:  white chocolate covered cherry, caramel, slight tart citrus. FOODS: seafood, prosciutto, Feta cheese, Thai & spicy dishes. Perfect for any time of the season, from Summer to Winter Holidays. 

An off-dry Rose'. 

 

NOSE:  lemon rind, lychee, mandarin. PALATE:  ripe peach mid-palate, raspberry, lemon, mineral notes, balanced acidity.  FINISH: soft, yet crisp, conveying a delicate honey & lemon mouthfeel.  FOODS:  Rich, cheesy dishes, lighter meats, roasted pork loin, lemon chicken, sautéed seafood.

(Best consumed in the first year)

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