Though there’s a hint of strawberry-vanilla saltwater taffy on the nose, this is a seriously dry wine, with loads of minerals, Earl Grey tea and thyme, as well as a hint of Clementine (pith included). This wine is crystalline and restrained, with delicate raspberry notes and the tiniest bubbles.
WHO: Hermann J. Wiemer Vineyard
WHAT: Chardonnay, Pinot noir
WHERE: Finger Lakes, New York
HOW MUCH: $25 (Media sample)