Bellangelo – 2012 Merlot – Seneca Lake (Finger Lakes)

Bellangelo – 2012 Merlot – Seneca Lake (Finger Lakes)

The nose reveals woody notes and spicy notes associated with a few hints of cherry and tobacco. The palate is fruity and mineral. It expresses notes of cherry, currant and strawberry associated with a few small black fruits in the background and with spices and woody notes. Tannins are well made and integrated. Good length.

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Bellangelo – 2012 Meritage – Seneca Lake (Finger Lakes)

Bellangelo – 2012 Meritage – Seneca Lake (Finger Lakes)

The nose reveals notes of spices, ripe black fruits (cassis, black cherry) and slight notes of bell pepper associated with some earthy notes. The palate is fruity and expresses a little minerality. It expresses fleshy notes of strawberry, cherry, black cherry and spices. Good length.

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Bellangelo – 2013 Moscato – Semi-Sparkling – Seneca Lake (Finger Lakes)

Bellangelo – 2013 Moscato – Semi-Sparkling – Seneca Lake (Finger Lakes)

The nose reveals notes of exotic fruits (pineapple, papaya) and slight notes of apricot. The palate is intense and fruity. On the palate this wine expresses notes of exotic fruits (pineapple, mango), apricot and slight notes of peach slight. The finish is long and persistent.

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Bellangelo – 2013 Rosé – Seneca Lake (Finger Lakes)

Bellangelo – 2013 Rosé – Seneca Lake (Finger Lakes)

The nose is light. It reveals notes of cherry and raspberry associated with some vegetal notes as well as spices. The palate is fresh, rich and fruity. In the mouth it expresses notes of sweet, strawberry, cherry and slight notes of raspberry associated with small notes of green apple as well as spices.

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Fox Run Vineyards – Reserve Cabernet Franc 2012 – Seneca Lake

Fox Run Vineyards – Reserve Cabernet Franc 2012 – Seneca Lake

The nose reveals notes of cherry, black berry and white pepper. The palate is fresh, fleshy, concentrated and relatively powerful. It expresses notes of plum, blackberry, cherry and ripe black fruits combined with some notes of spices, tobacco and chocolate. The tannins are fine and well integrated. Good length.

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Fox Run Vineyards – Reserve Riesling 2011 – Seneca Lake

Fox Run Vineyards – Reserve Riesling 2011 – Seneca Lake

The nose reveals notes of exotic fruits, peach and slight notes of raisin. The palate is mineral, fresh, well-balanced and reveals a small acid frame. In the mouth it expresses notes of citrus (orange, lemon), zest and exotic fruits.

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Fox Run Vineyards – Reserve Chardonnay 2011 – Kaiser Vineyard – Seneca Lake

Fox Run Vineyards – Reserve Chardonnay 2011 – Kaiser Vineyard – Seneca Lake

The nose reveals notes of melon, olive, peach, flowers and a light note of acacia. The palate is fresh, concentrated, relatively intense and mineral. On the palate this wine reveals notes of citrus and white fruits (pear, apple) associated with a slight woody notes. Good length.

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J.R. Dill Winery – Lake Glass White 2013 – Seneca Lake

J.R. Dill Winery – Lake Glass White 2013 – Seneca Lake

The nose is rather discreet. It contains a few hints of fruit. The palate is fruity, balanced and expresses notes of citrus (lemon, orange, grapefruit) complemented by notes of exotic fruits. The finish is long and fruity.

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J.R. Dill Winery – Sauvignon Blanc 2013 – Seneca Lake

J.R. Dill Winery – Sauvignon Blanc 2013 – Seneca Lake

The nose reveals notes of lemon zest and slight notes of eucalyptus. The palate is balanced and reveals notes of ripe citrus and lemon zest. The finish is long and persistent. A wine that does not have a wide range of aromasbut it is well done and interesting to drink. The finish is long and…

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Hector Wine Company – Essence 2012 – Seneca Lake

Hector Wine Company – Essence 2012 – Seneca Lake

The nose reveals a beautiful fruity bouquet. It reveals notes of cassis, blackberry and spices. The palate is fleshy, fruity and has a beautiful texture. It expresses notes of crushed strawberry, plum and slight notes of cherry, cassis and spices (especially pepper). The tannins are fine and well made. Good length.

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