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15 May 2009
By Tom Mansell
You just got blogrolled.

I had tasting notes for today, but I left them at work. And I couldn’t open another bottle of riesling since I have two open bottles here already (sangiovese and sangiovese/CS/CF/freisa/merlot blend, if you must know. No, I don’t exclusively drink Finger Lakes wine). So look for an entry tomorrow. I’ll give you a...
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Monday matchup: Finger Lakes vs. Rheingau

13 May 2009
By Tom Mansell
Monday matchup: Finger Lakes vs. Rheingau

Yep, it’s still riesling month. I decided to put some FL riesling up against another famous riesling producer, Germany. This test was done blind, with identical ISO 9000 wine glasses. Both bottles were opened at the same time and not decanted. Wine was poured into the glasses from the bottle before the test began...
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Cross-bloggin’

12 May 2009
By Tom Mansell

I was interviewed about my TasteCamp East experience by LENNDEVOURS.com. Click to read the article on Lenn’s awesome blog. Stay tuned for a forthcoming post, where I give some opinions on TasteCamp, as opposed to just listing all of the wines I drank. Also, later today, a Monday matchup (on Tuesday?) of Finger Lakes...
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Anthony Road Rules

8 May 2009
By Tom Mansell
Anthony Road Rules

Anthony Road Semi-Dry Riesling 2007 Appellation: Finger Lakes Variety: Riesling ABV: 12.3% RS: 1.9% Price Point $16 Notes: Nose: lime and pineapple on the nose, but the first thing I notice is our old friend petrol*, which in this case adds some nice complexity to an otherwise crisp and fruity nose. Palate: rich {mouthfeel}...
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TasteCamp East: Unfiltered. 650+ miles, 156 wines

4 May 2009
By Tom Mansell
TasteCamp East: Unfiltered.  650+ miles, 156 wines

This weekend I attended an unforgettable wine event in Long Island. Hosted by wine blogger role model Lenn Thompson of LENNDEVOURS.com, the goal of TasteCamp East was to get wine bloggers together to taste as many Long Island wines as possible and meet with winemakers to get an overall sense of New York’s third-best...
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A nose to remember, a palate to forget

1 May 2009
By Tom Mansell
A nose to remember, a palate to forget

Long Point Cabernet Franc 2007 Appellation: New York Variety: 100% Cabernet Franc ABV: 12.9% RS: dry Price Point: $15 Notes: Looks: very dark, with magenta around the edges Nose: Smells great. Fruity. Dark fruity, actually. With blackberry and blueberry. Vanilla, cedar Alcohol features prominently on the nose as well. Palate: Lot of acidity on...
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