Sunday, August 7, 2011

Review: ** $$ Wolffer Estate Rose, Long Island, New York, 2010

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By way of background, opening thoughts: This is a brief tasting note from an open-to-the-public summer wine tasting recently sponsored by The New York Gourmet Society at the Bohemian National Hall.  As such, this is an unusually brief,truncated review, not in classic Spirit of Wine depth, but designed to provide a quick impression of the wine.  As to the summer wine tasting itself, the range of wines provided by Garnet Wines & Liquors was impressive, the appetizers (cheeses, olives, bread) simple but regularly replenished, and the crowd quite diverse internationally and in ages.  

Original tasting and review : This is Wolffer Estate Rose, Long Island, New York, 2010, a blend of 50% Merlot, 15% Cabernet Franc, 14% Cabernet Sauvignon, 14% Chardonnay and 7% Pinot Noir.

On the nose: Poured at room temperature and swirled vigorously, shows sweet and bold.

On the palate: The primary elements on the palate are in fact clean and classic.

In summary: Overall, rates two stars on the five-star Spirit of Wine scale.

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