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Finger Lakes 2017 Wine Juice is now available for Pre-Order

FINGER LAKES WINE 2017

We will visit the Finger Lakes on October 5th this year. Place your order today for 6 gallons of juice in a new bucket. Bring a bucket in to the store and we will take $15 off the price. Orders must be received by October 4th. Call 518-283-7094.

W is White

R is Red

R with * means we offer Crushed Whole Fruit which will be destemmed right into your container.

All varieties below are available.

 DESCRIPTION  VARIETY  AVAILABILITY

& PRICE

White table grape ripening quickly with a sweet delicate flavor. Fermented dry it can taste of ginger, with some residual sugar there can be kiwi and lime. Himrod W Sept.21-24

$105.00

Hybrid red wine grape, it produces a medium body, deeply tinted, acidic red wine that often has aromas of black fruit and caramel. Good aging potential. Malolactic fermentation does well for a nice Bordeaux style wine. Baco Noir R* Sept.21-24

$85.00

As a dry table wine Diamond is a distinctive and desirable American type wine developed in the 1880’s. Makes a great Champagne style. It makes a consistently well balanced , clean and fruity wine. Diamond W Sept.28-Oct.1

$80.00

 Dornfelder has a depth of colour, good acidity, needs very little or no oak during the aging process, although it does have the ability to be benefited by oak. Good to drink while it is young. Dornfelder R Sept.21-24

$160.00

Niagara grapes are a variety of  Vitis labrusca, used as both table and wine grapes. Niagara is the widest grown “green” grape in the United States. It was developed   in Niagara County in 1868.   Niagara wines  are “Foxy” and fruity but usually lacks the acid needed for good balance. Blending with a high-acid grape such as Catawba can improve character. Niagara W Sept.28-Oct.8

$70.00

A red  hybrid grape created in 1911.  Léon Millot   makes a good Burgundy style wine and is full bodied. Léon Millot (Foster) R* Sept.28-Oct.1

$85.00

Delaware grape was discovered sometime in the 1850’s. Delaware makes a very pleasing wine of good balance and varietal character. Not much “Foxy” character to this variety, which makes it good for spicy champagne styles, as well as sweet and dry still wines. Depending on the growing season, juice can be white to pink in color. Delaware W Sept.28-Oct.1

$75.00

From Geneva, New York, this white seedless grape is a high yield variety with large, compact clusters. Makes a good sweet wine and can be quite delicate. Very similar to the Himrod grape and can be quite nice as a blend. Lakemont Seedless W Sept.28-Oct.1

$85.00

Popular “European” type variety, easy to make fine wines.  Seyval Blanc is characterized with citrus elements in aroma and taste, with a minerality that may be compared to white Burgundy. It often can benefit from light oak and secondary fermentation, and is very easy for the beginner wine maker. Seyval Blanc W Sept.28-Oct.1

$85.00

With small berries, this grape makes a variety of wines, ranging from a light red wine similar to Beaujolais, to more full wines with intense dark color and unique character. Great in a blend or Port style wines. Maréchal Foch tends to have strong acidity, aromas of black fruits. Well-balanced, high in sugar, it makes nice wines that can be consumed young. Maréchal Foch R* Sept.28-Oct.1

$85.00

A French-American Hybrid, Rosette a light red (even on the skins) wine, and can be used as a varietal rose. It has a pleasant flavors and a light body. A red grape that should be treated as a white and can be bottled early. Rosette R* Sept.28-Oct.1

$75.00

A dark-skinned hybrid  Rougeon produces fruit with a brilliant red hue, making it an ideal blending ingredient, often used for Port blends. Varietal Rougeon wines are usually dry, with excellent color and medium body,but some sweet wines can be very nice. Rougeon R* Sept.28-Oct.1

$80.00

The Concord grape was developed in 1849 in Concord, Massachusetts. It is labrusca-like in its characteristics. Concord grape juice is used for making grape jelly for PB&J’s.   Wine from these grapes is usually fruity and robust with foxy and jammy character. Typically it is used in a sweet “Lambrusco” style.

In the United States, more than 336,000 tons are produced yearly, primarily in the northern regions and Pacific Northwest. The top producing state is Washington, followed by New York, Michigan, Pennsylvania, Ohio and Missouri. This is about 8% of the total U.S. grape harvest.

Concord R* Sept.28- Oct.22

$70.00

Ravat 51, or “Vignoles” is a white hybrid cross made in 1930.  Vignoles is very suitable for dessert and late harvest style wines and can be harvested late, however for table wines is usually harvested the last week in September. It can produce adequate sugar while retaining high acidity making a “crisp” wine with a nose resembling tropical fruit.  Wines produced from Ravat 51 (Vignoles) resemble Riesling in character with exceptional quality, and also can produce award winning dessert style wines with high acid and good balance. Crisp flavors with a tropical fruit nose. Vignoles (Ravat 51) W Oct. 5-8

$105.00

Cayuga wine has been highly rated, with medium body, and good balance. Very versatile, it lends itself to making semi-sweet wines emphasizing fruity aromas, and can also be made as a dry, less fruity wine with oak aging. When harvested early, it can produce a very attractive sparkling wine with good acidity, good structure, and pleasant aromas. When over-ripe, however, it can develop strong hybrid aromas with slight foxy overtones. Wines made from Cayuga are fruity with aromas resembling apples, citrus and tropical fruit, with excellent character and a rich mouth-feel. It ages well and is easy to work with. Cayuga White W Oct. 5-8

$85.00

“The Spicy Grape”, Gewürztraminer is a very delicate variety the spicy character of this variety results in hints of lychee fruit with a slightly musky flavor. One of the most individual tasting wines of the world, Gewürztraminer can sometimes top 23Brix. Pairs very well with curry dishes, spiced meat and strong cheeses. Gewürztraminer is a variety for a more accomplished winemaker. Gewürztraminer W Oct. 5-8

$160.00

Typically dry and full bodied with a peppery nose, Grüner Veltliner can have a peachy and fruit dominated aroma/flavor. Gruner Veltliner W Oct. 5-8

$160.00

Valvin Muscat has distinct pronounced sweet floral characteristics. It consistently produces wines of high quality with spicy and floral aromas. Highly aromatic, this variety can have orange spice characters. Valvin Muscat W Oct. 5-8

$115.00

With a very vigorous growth and good resistance to powdery and downy mildew, this is a great variety to grow at home. DeChaunac produces an excellent full-bodied Bordeaux style wine and ages well. Good character, very popular and is the best value for a full bodied red variety. DeChaunac R* Oct. 5-8

$75.00

We will visit the Finger Lakes on October 5th this year. Place your order today for 6 gallons of juice in a new bucket. Bring a bucket in to the store and we will take $15 off the price. Orders must be received by October 4th.

Call 518-283-7094

W is White

R is Red

R with * means we offer Crushed Whole Fruit which will be destemmed right into your container.

All varieties above are available.

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