Winemaker’s Library Wednesday April 12th, 2017

2006 RieslingToday were looking back at the 2006 vintage… one of the best vintages in history for Finger Lakes Riesling… IMHO.
Serving tastes, glasses and bottles of these wines today until 6:30, or until they are gone.

2006 Hazlitt 1852 Riesling
Nose is understate poached pear and spice. Luscious apricot and pear on the palate. Sweetness is ageing out nicely with a clean and well balanced finish. Very nice… time to enjoy.

2006 Red Newt Cellars Dry Riesling Reserve
Nose is vibrant with crisp apricot, citrus and minerality. Palate is tight, crisp, fruit and fruit driven. Muted tangerine, under-ripe peach and quince flavors followed by a finish that is supple, plump, but with enough delicate phenolic texture to keep things lean and vibrant. This wine is a classic expression of the 2006 FLX Riesling vintage, and is ageing beautifully.

For over 15 years the Red Newt Bistro has had arguably the most extensive restaurant wine list of exclusively Finger Lakes wines in the world! With hundreds of wines from dozens of Finger Lakes wineries, the collection includes beautifully aged vintages… many of the wines in our cellar may not exist anywhere else. Since reducing our dinner service in 2015, these wines have been aging peacefully… but it’s time to drink them. We’ll be here until 6:30 tasting!

Have a taste, enjoy a glass, take a bottle home !

Come on in for lunch…keep a watch out for our daily Bistro specials to complement these wines.

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