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- 2011 Sylvanus
- 2013 Sauvignon Blanc Mudd Vineyard
- 2012 Sauvignon Blanc Mudd West Vineyard
- 2011 Pinot Grigio
- 2011Tocai Friulano Sylvanus Vineyard
- 2011 Tocai Friulano Mudd West Vineyard
- 2012 Sauvignon
- 2012 Vino Bianco
- 2011 Mosaico
- 2012 Scuttlehole Chardonnay
- 2012 Cuvee Tropical
- 2012 Brick Kiln Chardonnay
- 2010 Clones
- 2011 L'Enfant Sauvage Chardonnay

- 2012 Ribolla Gialla
- 2012 Ramato
- 2010 Meditazione
- 2010 Envelope

- 2013 Rosato di Cabernet Franc -Mudd West Vineyard
- 2013 Rosato di Syrah -Mudd West Vineyard
- 2013 Rosato di Merlot - Mudd Vineyard
- 2013 Rosato di Refosco -Home Farm Vineyard
- 2013 Rosato di Franconia - Sylvanus Vineyard
- 2013 Rosato di Sculpture Garden-Sculpture Garden Vineyard
- 2013 Rosato di Cabernet Sauvignon -Mudd Vineyard

- 2008 Rosso Fresco
- 2011 Due Uve
- 2012 Blaufränkisch - Sylvanus Vineyard
- 2010 Blaufränkisch - Mudd West Vineyard
- 2012 Refosco (Home Farm Vineyard)
- 2012 Lagrein (Home Farm Vineyard)
- 2010 Sculpture Garden
- 2008 MUDD
- 2011 Research Cab
- Over & Over-Variation 6
- 2011 Dorn & Blau
- 2012 Petit Verdot

- Vervino Vermouth-Variation 1
- VerVino Vermouth-Variation 2
- VerVino Vermouth-Variation 3
- VerVino Vermouth-Variation 4
- VerVino Vermouth-Variation 5
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A Vineyard With A Purpose

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2011 Sylvanus
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Sylvanus is a wine of place, a vin de terroir. This bone-dry, aromatic white wine is a true field blend comprised of 60% Muscat, 30% Pinot Grigio and 10% Pinot Bianco all grown together, harvested together and fermented together. Sylvanus is not only the name of the wine, but the name of the vineyard and the legendary Green Man who this vineyard and wine honor. In creating a field blend as opposed to blending different wine lots together, we are capturing the essence of our time and place as expressed by the vineyard Sylvanus. All of the fruit was hand-harvested, whole cluster-pressed, fermented in stainless steel barrels (41%) and older oak barrels (59%). One bin of grapes was skin-fermented for 13 days and blended back in accounting for 18% and adding a punch of aromatics, flavor and texture. The wine was handled minimally and bottled by gravity on September 21, 2012. Our 2011 Sylvanus is pale-straw in color and possesses a clean, pronounced aromatic personality. The wine is medium-bodied, has moderate alcohol and juicy acidity. The flavors and aromas are reminiscent of grapes, tangerines, grapefruit, minerals and flowers like honeysuckle and nasturtium. Our Sylvanus is juicy, tangy and alive with a long gratifying almost spicy and saline finish. This is the perfect aperitif wine and also pairs with stuffed squash blossoms, fresh cheeses, oysters and clams on the half shell, light salads, or charcuterie. There is a lovely interplay between the light, ethereal qualities of this wine and its satisfying ripeness and swelling texture. Our 2011 Sylvanus encompasses the paradoxical quality of aromatic lift, lightness and fleshy weight. 258 cases and sixty plus kegs of the 2011 vintage were produced and we are proud to offer you this playful yet serious and delicious white wine.
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2013 Sauvignon Blanc Mudd Vineyard
Our 2013 Mudd Vineyard Sauvignon Blanc is a clean, crisp dry white wine that displays mineral and citrus fruit flavors and aromas. This wine was fermented entirely in stainless steel tanks and malo-lactic was blocked to preserve the fresh fruit. This wine was made from the fruit of some of the oldest Sauvignon Blanc vines on Long Island which were planted in 1975. The soil in the Mudd Vineyard is mostly the Haven Loam with some portions being Riverhead Sandy Loam. As always, all the fruit was hand-picked, whole cluster-pressed, handled minimally and bottled by gravity. As we often do a small amount of Chardonnay (14%) is blended in for aromatic, flavor and textural complexity. This is a dynamic wine exhibiting medium body, moderate alcohol, juicy acidity and a long lasting, persistent finish with beautiful subtlety and delicacy. The 2013 Mudd Vineyard Sauvignon Blanc is fresh, vibrant, precise and alive! It possesses flavors and aromas of white grapefruit, lime, herbs, cut grass, white peach, a salty minerality and even some hints of tropical fruits likely coming from the musque clone Chardonnay. Our 2013 Mudd Vineyard Sauvignon Blanc is just plain delicious and will match well with local oysters and clams, fresh chevre, spring onions and ramps, charcuterie, asparagus and egg dishes as well as most white fleshed fish. 598 cases made.

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2012 Sauvignon Blanc Mudd West Vineyard
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We are proud to offer our 2012 Mudd West Vineyard Sauvignon Blanc. This 100% Sauvignon Blanc is a clean, crisp, dry, expressive, bright, flavorful, jewel-like white wine. Sauvignon Blanc has always been important in our portfolio and is becoming more and more important in general on the East End of Long Island. As many of you know we love to celebrate place. In the broadest sense we celebrate the entire East End in blended wines like Vino Bianco and Pinot Grigio that carry a Long Island AVA and come from fruit sourced from both forks. More specifically we celebrate the individual forks in blended wines from various vineyards like Rosso Fresco and MUDD which carry a North Fork of Long Island AVA. Then the most specific celebration of place comes in wines from single vineyards or single plots/blocks within in a vineyard. Sylvanus, Mosaico, and this Sauvignon Blanc represent this kind of individual place expression. Our 2012 Mudd West Sauvignon Blanc has persistent deliciousness. It is fresh, unoaked and offers clarity and purity of Sauvignon Blanc fruit. This wine was hand-harvested, whole cluster pressed and fermented in stainless steel tanks. It did not go through malo-lactic fermentation. There is pronounced intensity of aromas and flavors, long length, complexity of fruit character and wonderful balance of crisp acidity, medium body, balanced alcohol, and texture and fruit expression. The Mudd West Vineyard is in Hallockville (Aquebogue) and is a warm dry site. The soil is predominately Riverhead Loam. The Mudd West Vineyard was planted in 2005 making the vines there 8 years old. The Mudd West bottling emphasizes the classic nature of Sauvignon Blanc with aromas and flavors of cut grass and hay, herbs, lime, lots of white grapefruit and minerals. This wine is delicious, racy and fun. Our 2012 Mudd West Sauvignon Blanc will pair wonderfully with anything from the raw bar as well as white fleshed fish dishes, asparagus and other vegetables, ceviches, citrus grilled chicken and fresh sheep and goat’s milk cheeses. 1058 cases made.
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2011 Pinot Grigio
We always love offering a new vintage of Pinot Grigio as it defies expectations of the grape. Our 2011 Pinot Grigio is alive with aromas and flavors of pears, citrus fruit, white flowers, spice and what is becoming a tell-tale note in our whites; a salty, chalky minerality. This lovely dry white wine is clean, alluring and focused with loads of personality and a silken mouthfeel. We have often said that Pinot Grigio gets a bad rap from the thin, dilute industrial examples and we are proud to enlighten the naysayers with a Pinot Grigio of superior character. For our 2011 version all the fruit was hand–harvested, whole cluster-pressed, fermented all in stainless steel barrels and tank. The wine was handled minimally and bottled by gravity (after eleven months on its lees) in August 2012. Comprised of 100% Pinot Grigio the wine possesses medium body, moderate alcohol, medium acidity and a long juicy, satisfying finish. The 2011 Pinot Grigio features fruit from both our home farm in Bridgehampton and from the Mudd West vineyard on the North Fork, hence the blended Long Island AVA. We are quite proud of our Pinot Grigio and encourage you to drink it with local fish and shellfish (especially fried), sheep’s milk cheeses, zucchini frittatas, light chicken dishes, pastas and charcuterie. We made 1000 cases of this wonderful wine and suggest taking advantage of the real and very attractive quality/value ratio.

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2011Tocai Friulano Sylvanus Vineyard
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We are excited to offer you the new vintage of our Tocai Friulano from our home farm in Bridgehampton from the Sylvanus Vineyard. We are the only producer growing and making Tocai Friulano on the East End of Long Island, and one of only a handful in the United States who offer two distinct vineyard designated Tocais. Our Sylvanus Vineyard Tocai was harvested by hand, whole cluster-pressed and fermented and raised in 68% stainless steel barrels and 32% older French puncheons for ten and a half months. This white grape is native to the Friuli-Venezia Giulia region in Northeast Italy and our version offers wonderfully fresh aromas and flavors of minerals, citrus fruits, fresh green almonds, spice and a salty tang. The wine is bone dry and possesses a medium body, moderate alcohol, juicy acidity and great persistence on the long flavorful finish. Our Tocai has a great mouth feel and manages the very gratifying textural paradox of a light, fresh, aromatic wine with a weighty, fleshy, fluidity that is just delightful. Our 2011 Tocai Friulano Sylvanus Vineyard was bottled by gravity on August 17, 2012. This is the quintessential prosciutto wine and also works well with other salumi and fresh cheeses, fricos, pastas and risotto, clams and white fleshed fish dishes. We hope you enjoy this delicious and unique white wine. Beware of over chilling the wine and muting the aromatics, and we recommend enjoying this wine during is vibrant youth over the next 1-3 years. 262 cases produced.
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2011 Tocai Friulano Mudd West Vineyard
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It is very exciting for us to be able to work with specific sites and see their imprint and expression upon individual varieties and blends. In 2005 we planted the Mudd West Vineyard with Steve Mudd with several varieties including Tocai Friulano. We are the only producer of Tocai Friulano on Long Island and one of a handful in the United States. We have made Tocai from our Sylvanus Vineyard in Bridgehampton since 2002 and thought it would be cool, interesting and delicious to make one from the site on the North Fork. The soils are a bit different, the North Fork site a bit drier and the temperature a degree or two warmer. Now we offer you the third vintage of Tocai Friulano from the Mudd West Vineyard. This dry white wine was fermented in 52% neutral French and Slovenian oak barrels and 48% small stainless steel barrels and offers medium-plus intensity of aromas and flavors. There are white flowers, almonds, white peaches, brown spices, minerals and citrus fruits. The wine is medium-bodied and has moderate alcohol and balanced acidity. There is a lovely, lengthy, tangy finish. As always, the fruit was hand-harvested and whole cluster-pressed. The wine was bottled by gravity on August 31st, 2012. Match this long, pure, tasty wine with prosciutto, salami, porchetta, risi e bisi, fresh pea risotto or pasta, fava bean salads, fried fluke or fricos. Only 303 cases were made so do not wait, this wine will only be available to the wine club and a few select restaurants. We recommend drinking this wine now through 2015/2016.
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2012 Sauvignon
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This is a delicious, distinctive Sauvignon Blanc for all seasons. This jewel-like white wine was created from 75% Sauvignon Blanc and 25% Tocai Friulano grapes hand-harvested from the Mudd West Vineyard on the North Fork. All the fruit was whole cluster-pressed and the juice and wine handled minimally throughout its life. The wine was barrel-fermented (wild/ambiently) and raised in 75% new French and Slovenian oak (the S.B.) and 25% stainless steel barrels (the Tocai) for eleven months. This is a refined white offering medium body, moderate alcohol, juicy acidity and a long, persistent, tangy finish. There are aromas and flavors of lemon oil and lemon curd, musk melon, pears, opal basil, lemon thyme, brown spice, brioche and a touch of vanilla. There is a strong core of salty minerality and piercing flavors of candied grapefruit. All in all this is an exciting, tasty, integrated and sexy Sauvignon that is just a pleasure to smell and taste. Deep, plush and polished…Match this wine with all the local seafood, herbed pasta dishes, poultry, fondue, smoked salmon or trout as well as other fish dishes with green sauces like cress or sorrel. Only 136 cases produced.
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2012 Vino Bianco
Our Vino Bianco is a delicious, symphonic white blend. This wine celebrates the East End of Long Island and has since its first vintage in 2001. Likely the first “white blend” in the region, it has inspired a bevy of new blends from other producers creating a category in which the Long Island region excels. Our 2012 Vino Bianco is made from 41% Sauvignon Blanc, 15% Chardonnay, 22% Pinot Grigio and 22% Tocai Friulano. The wine is alive with aromas and flavors of white flowers, apples, white peaches, pears, spice and the sea. It is juicy and texturally satisfying, succulent, complex and long. The minerality in the wine is beguiling. We believe in blending because it creates complex, complete and ultimately delicious wines. This is demonstrated by the versatility of the wine at the table. Able to pair with shellfish and fish dishes as well as feel comfortable with poultry, veal (vitello tonnato) and even pork, our 2012 Vino Bianco offers a wealth of opportunities and tastes and textures. For this wine all the varieties were harvested and vinified separately and then blended together. The Chardonnay and Sauvignon Blanc were fermented in stainless steel tanks. The Tocai and Pinot Grigio were all fermented and raised in older oak hogsheads. The wine spent nine months on its lees and 295 cases were bottled by gravity on July 4th, 2013. This wine has benefited resting in the bottle and is absolutely delicious now and will drink wonderfully for another two to four years.

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2011 Mosaico
We are thrilled to release the next vintage of our delicious white wine Mosaico. Mosaico is an exotic field blend that comes from a complanted block in our Sylvanus vineyard on our estate in Bridgehampton. Our 2011 Mosaico is comprised of 32% Pinot Grigio, 29% Chardonnay, 14% Sauvignon Blanc, 10% Muscat Ottonel, 7% Tocai Friulano and 8% Gewurztraminer. This is a dry white wine where all the varieties were grown, harvested, pressed and fermented together in a stainless steel tank (60%), old/neutral oak (30%), and new French oak (10%). All the fruit was hand-picked and whole cluster-pressed, except for a bin of the Muscat and Gewurztraminer grapes which were fermented on their skins and blended back in. This is a texturally delicious and aromatically unique white wine. The flavors and aromas are complex and deep and range from citrus fruit (lemon), tree fruit (pears, apples), stone fruit (peaches, apricots), and tropical fruit (mango, lychee)…in addition there are beautiful notes of flowers, honey and brown spice. The wine is medium bodied, the alcohol and acidity are balanced and the finish is long, clean, persistent and delicious. The 2011 Mosaico spent one year on its lees and as always was bottled by gravity. Try this wine with all manner of fish and shellfish dishes as well as vegetables, chicken and veal sausage and white meats that incorporate exotic and/or aromatic seasoning and spices. Our 2011 Mosaico is delicious now and will offer great drinking opportunities over the next two to four years. 345 cases were produced of the 2011 vintage and we filled quite a few kegs.

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2012 Scuttlehole Chardonnay
We love Chardonnay! Often we crave a pure, clean style that celebrates the fruit of our region and is very versatile at the table. Our 2012 Scuttlehole Chardonnay certainly fits the bill. This is a captivating and salivatingly delicious wine made from 100% Chardonnay. This wine is fermented in stainless steel tanks with no malo-lactic fermentation resulting in a dry wine with flavors and aromas of minerals, apples, pears, citrus fruit and lemon curd. This fresh, unoaked wine is medium-bodied with balanced acidity and alcohol. The wine is wonderfully juicy with the textural interplay of both linearity and roundness that provides great pleasure and interest. There is a creaminess that is unmistakably Chardonnay. As always the fruit for this wine was hand-picked, whole cluster-pressed, handled minimally and bottled by gravity. The Chardonnay (from the classic Dijon clones) was harvested from vineyards on both the North and South forks, thus the Long Island AVA. Our Scuttlehole Chardonnay continues to be a favorite restaurant by-the-glass pour due to its unbelievable versatility in food pairing and our 2012 Scuttlehole Chardonnay continues the tradition of boundless pairing potential at the table. Comfortable with either complimentary or contrasting flavors, try this wine with crisp, briny shellfish or oily bluefish and wild salmon; fresh cheeses, a citrus roast chicken or a fresh salad with duck confit. We encourage you to experiment with our Scuttlehole Chardonnay as it is so adaptable, versatile and delicious. Drink now through the next 1-3 years. 918 cases produced.

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2012 Cuvee Tropical
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This is an enchanting, exotically-fruited, exuberant white wine! Our 2012 Cuvee Tropical is alive with peaches, musk melon, yellow nectarines, apples, minerals, white flowers, tropical fruits like pineapple and that undeniable, alluring grape scent from the Muscat. This green-tinged, straw colored white wine is bone dry, medium-bodied with moderate alcohol and possesses a juicy acid balance. The wine is comprised of 86% Chardonnay and 14% Muscat. The Chardonnay is the special musque clone from the Mudd Vineyard and was fermented wild/ambiently in one new French oak puncheon, two old/neutral French oak barrels and two stainless steel barrels. The Muscat comes from the Mudd West Vineyard and was fermented on its skins (for 18 days, like a red wine), then raised in neutral/old French oak (for ten months) and blended into the final wine. This is a delightful, gregariously aromatic, satisfying, jewel-like white wine. The 2012 Cuvee Tropical is delicious on its own or as a match with mildly spicy foods and Pacific Rim flavors. The Cuvee is also at home with shellfish, white-fleshed fish and fresh cheeses. Our Cuvee Tropical is always comfortable with a variety of world cuisines from Japanese to Indian to Mexican to Caribbean to Spanish and back to American, so we encourage experimentation. We made 158 cases of this wine and it was bottled by gravity on July 24th 2013. A final note…please do not drink this wine too cold…instead consume after just a few minutes in the fridge to encourage its jovial, playful, perfumed personality. Cheers!
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2012 Brick Kiln Chardonnay
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Restraint…Elegance…Finesse. These are the words that consistently spring to mind after smelling and tasting a new vintage of Brick Kiln Chardonnay. Deliciousness and reflection of place are what we seek, and they continue to find a home in this graceful white wine. Crafted from 100% Chardonnay grapes that were hand-picked from our Brick Kiln Vineyard in Bridgehampton this beautiful white wine was whole cluster-pressed then fermented and raised in two old hogsheads (300L oak barrels), two old barrels (228L) and two old puncheons (500L) for eleven months. The resulting wine is straw-colored with green and gold inflections and is bone dry, medium-bodied, possesses moderate alcohol and juicy, balanced acidity. There are gorgeous aromas and flavors of pears, baked apples, just baked brioche, cream, lemon curd, brown spice and a saline minerality. Very tasty now, this wine is tight and young; unfolding in the glass slowly and with complexity that suggests it will develop for three or four years and drink well for at least five or more. Match this wine with salmon, arctic char, lobster pasta, smoked trout, ham, roast chicken, mushroom risotto or winter squash. Our 2012 Brick Kiln has a long, round, juicy finish that is persistent with pleasure. It is wonderful to have white wine that offers richness and satisfaction in the cold weather and which still offers a lightness of being and keeps you coming back for more. Our 2012 Brick Kiln was bottled by gravity on August 30th 2013, and only 146 cases were made. 6 bottle max per customer.
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2010 Clones
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Clones is a barrel-fermented chardonnay with a skin-fermented twist! Our 2010 Clones is alluring and sexy. Clones is an exotic white blend that is based primarily on ten distinct clones of Chardonnay and also includes three other grape varieties. The 2010 version is composed of 89% Chardonnay, 8% Gewurztraminer, 2% Tocai Friulano and 1% Pinot Grigio. This dry white wine is light gold in color with medium intense aromas and flavors of poached pear, toasted apple, minerals, brown spices, lemon glaze, honey, brioche and white flowers. Our 2010 “Clones” is medium-bodied, has moderate alcohol, juicy acidity and long, persistent flavorful finish. The wine was fermented and raised in Slovenian and French oak (7 hogsheads and 3 barrels) of which 11% were new and 89% were neutral. All of the wine was fermented with ambient/wild yeast and went through a “natural” secondary or malo-lactic fermentation. The oak integration (17 months in barrel) in our 2010 Clones is wonderful and the balance of fruit, acid, alcohol and oak coupled with the finesse and paradoxical texture of richness and roundness with a precise and angular mouthfeel, make this a truly excellent bottle of Chardonnay. The finish is long, complex and persistent. The fruit for the wine was all hand-harvested and the Chardonnay was whole cluster-pressed while the gewurz, tocai and pinot grigio were fermented on their skins and then blended back into the Chardonnay lot. The juice and wine were handled minimally and the wine was bottled by gravity on February 27th, 2012. While irresistible now our 2010 “Clones” will improve for two or three years in the bottle and drink well for at least five years. Pair this tasty white with a roast chicken, smoked trout, crispy skin wild salmon or char, sautéed scallops, local monkish, mushroom risotto or a clam pie. 298 cases produced.
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2011 L'Enfant Sauvage Chardonnay
L’Enfant Sauvage is made from 100% Chardonnay grapes hand-harvested from our Brick Kiln and Sculpture Garden vineyards here in Bridgehampton. The grapes are gently whole cluster pressed, the juice settled overnight and then all new French and Slovenian oak barrels are filled to the top. The ambient/wild/spontaneous (whatever you want to call them) yeast kick in and the wine ferments. The secondary malo-lactic fermentation also happens spontaneously and we leave the wine on its lees until blending and bottling. In the past L’Enfant has spent 13-14 months in oak….beginning with the 2008 and again in 2009 the wine spent 18 months in barrel; in the 2010 vintage our L’Enfant had 20 months to make those barrels home, and this the 2011 vintage spent 22 months in barrel! This way the wine has a chance to live through two winters in wood and as the Burgundians say “then able to stand on its own two feet”. And the wine? Delicious, rich, elegant, satisfying, juicy and complex! Our 2011 L’Enfant Sauvage is a beautiful clear gold color and possesses clean, youthful flavors and aromas of golden apples, lemon curd, pears, just baked brioche, pineapple, brown baking spices and salty minerals . The wine is dry and full bodied, has balanced acidity and alcohol…and a long, complex persistent finish. The aromas and flavors are fairly intense and long-lasting yet there is restraint, elegance and finesse enrobed in the rich, barrel-fermented style. The wine is just plain yummy and easily competes with the big names from California and Burgundy! One of the very rewarding aspects of L’Enfant is how approachable it is in its youth yet it really is a wine meant for 5-10 years of aging in bottle. It is thrilling to see the wine develop beautifully and still offer remarkable freshness, aliveness and potential for further development at six or eight or ten years of age. As always L’Enfant is a great match for lobster, scallops, truffles, roast chicken, goose, wild salmon, arctic char and mushroom dishes. On August 2rd, 2013 a mere 72 cases were bottled by gravity.

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2012 Ribolla Gialla
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We are very excited to offer you a new grape and a new wine! Ribolla Gialla is an ancient white grape variety most often found in Friuli-Venezia Giulia. This delicate, floral, high acid white grape has documentation back to the 13th century in Friuli. Known as Rebula in Slovenia and likely Robola in Greece this variety has been celebrated for hundreds of years. There is very little grown in the United States…with most of the bottlings originating from George Vare’s vineyard in California. We grow a small plot here on our farm in the Scuttlehole and Brick Kiln vineyards. Our first vintage was 2011 but we only bottled a few half bottles and filled 11 kegs which were sold at Saint Anselm and Il Buco Alimentaria in New York. So this is the first vintage we have bottled and been able to offer our wine club! However there are only 72 cases and this wine has a great deal of charm so it likely won’t stick around. Our 2012 Ribolla is an aromatic and textural delight. Hand-harvested and fermented on its skins like a red wine this wine displays a polished gold amber color and offers aromas and flavors of peaches, lemon curd, apricots, yellow plums, apple skin, white flowers and salty minerals. There is a bit of grip and the wine offers great balance of fruit, light skin tannins, zippy acidity and moderate 11.4% alcohol which makes this wine amazingly spry on its feet for all the complexity. Our 2012 Ribolla Gialla spent about a year in neutral oak. This wine offers boundless opportunities at the table from local fish and shellfish to fall veggies including squash, parsnips, cauliflower and pumpkin to lighter white meats like pork and veal. Journey and explore with this wine…it is fun, delicious and a little bit like jazz. 72 cases produced.
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2012 Ramato
Ramato is a special skin-fermented white wine, or what many are now calling “orange” wines. Ramato refers to the old Friulian-style of fermenting Pinot Grigio on its skins, thus creating a coppery-colored wine. All the Pinot Grigio fruit (from both our Home Farm and the Mudd West vineyard on the North Fork) for our Ramato was hand-picked, handled minimally, fermented on its skins in small bins (for 15-18 days) and raised in older French and Slovenian oak for eleven months. Not only is the wine alluring and delicious to smell and taste but our Ramato possesses and absolutely gorgeous color to admire….somewhere between deep electric orange and copper. There are aromas and flavors of honey, brown spices, dried apricots, pear skin, tropical citrus, baked apples, coriander and peaches. The wine has balanced acidity, only 12% alcohol, medium-plus body and great persistence of flavor on the finish. This dry, exotic, textured and aromatic wine falls somewhere between a white and a red but does not fit neatly into the pink category. Pair our Ramato with hard cheeses, charcuterie, fish, chicken and pork preparations that include spices, nuts, grains or squash. Exotic, lightly spiced and earthy foods will work marvelously with this wine. Our 2012 Ramato will also be a great addition to the table year-round with its cornucopia of savory and sweet aromas juxtaposed by dryness and complex texture. This is an exceedingly delicious and unusual wine that yearns to be seen, smelled and tasted. 488 cases were produced. 6 bottle max per customer.

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2010 Meditazione
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Meditazione is an exotic, non-traditional white skin-fermented blend inspired by the “Vino da Meditazione” wines in the Friuli region of Northeast Italy. This is our seventh vintage of this wine and we are thrilled that the following for our Meditazione by consumers, the press and sommeliers has soared. This is a style of wine that is ancient yet only relatively recently revived and touted in the wine world as the “orange” wine movement. Indeed sometimes the color of these wines are darker than other whites due to the skin maceration, ours has a beautiful rich, golden hue. Our 2010 Meditazione is comprised of 28% Muscat Ottonel, 20% Chardonnay, 18% Sauvignon Blanc, 12% Pinot Grigio, 10% Tocai Friulano, 5% Viognier, 5% Aligote, 2% Semillon. All the fruit for our Meditazione was hand-harvested from our estate in Bridgehampton and the Research vineyard on the North Fork. The fruit was de-stemmed and the grapes were fermented together wild/ambiently on their skins for twelve days in one ton open top fermenter bins. Raised in 45% new Slovenian oak hogsheads and puncheons and 55% old/neutral oak barriques for 20 months, this is a textured, aromatic and delicious white wine that appeals to both the senses and the intellect. Our 2010 Meditazione is dry, medium plus in body, on the low side of moderate alcohol (12.3%) and possesses juicy acidity. The flavors and aromas are exotic, concentrated, penetrating and complex. They remind one of chamomile tea, citrus and apple blossoms, fresh and dried apricots, pear skin, brown spice, nuts, peach and honey. The fruit spectrum runs the gamut from citrus to tropical! This rich wine has sex appeal and a long persistent finish. Drink our 2010 Meditazione with game birds (squab, quail), pork belly, sausages, aged alpine cheeses and fish dishes containing nuts, seeds or squash. It will also be excellent with veal Marsala and items with Sherry sauces. Do not over chill this wine as it will mute the flavors and try thinking about it more in the context of a red wine which may just open up a new flavor world. 176 cases were produced. 6 bottle limit per club member.
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2010 Envelope
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It’s Electric. The color, the aromas, the flavors, the textures all seem to pulse with vitality. Our 2010 Envelope is exotic, enticing, exciting and is all about paradox. A white wine with color…a white made like a red…a white with tannin and structure…an orange wine…a full-bodied, broad wine with just 12.26% alcohol…a cleansing, juicy quality with full malo-lactic and just 5.5 grams of acid. This is fantastic stuff! Our 2010 Envelope is an intriguingly aromatic and intoxicatingly delicious white wine. The flavors and aromas are reflective of apricots, peaches, honey, roses, lychees, brown spice, apple compote, minerals, butterscotch and dried papaya. This is nuts, yes there are those flavors too in this complex, inviting wine. Made from 52% Chardonnay, 38% Malvasia Bianca and 10% Gewurztraminer this is a dry, full-bodied white that has a gorgeous deep golden orange appearance. This is a balanced, long wine that would be delicious with corn, squash, smoked ham, duck and figs, quince paste and cheese, seeds, root vegetables and caramelized flavors. All the fruit was hand-harvested from our home farm in Bridgehampton and was gently de-stemmed, crushed by foot and fermented on its skins. The wine was all co-fermented (all wild with ambient yeast) for 12 days on its skins after which the wine was bucketed out and pressed off then put 78% new oak and 22% two year old oak where the wine spent 20 months before it was bottled by gravity on May 24th, 2012. Only 106 cases produced. 6 bottle max per customer.
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2013 Rosato di Cabernet Franc -Mudd West Vineyard
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Crisp, medium-bodied, elegant…coppery, slightly salmon hue…light and ethereal…beautiful floral, light red fruits, saline minerality, yellow fleshed fruit and citrus profile...pairs beautifully with raw bar, shellfish, local fluke and flounder, sushi, ceviches, fresh cheeses and fried foods. 828 cases made. Molti Rosati (Many Rosés) is our varietal specific, vineyard designated Rosé program. Our rosati are made from hand-harvested fruit that was whole cluster-pressed and fermented in stainless steel tanks. All of the rosati are dry, balanced and delicious and the color comes only from the 3-4 hours in the press. This is red fruit selected specially for pink wine production that is processed like we were making white wine. Each rose offers a different appearance, aroma, flavor and texture experience. We hope you have as much fun exploring these wines as we have had making and consuming them!
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2013 Rosato di Syrah -Mudd West Vineyard
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Pretty, elegant and fine…Juicy and balanced, medium copper, light pink color…delicious red fruit, slate, spice, black raspberries, lilacs, violets, minerals…long and persistent…very versatile, like the merlot goes with just about anything! Deceptively fleshy…Inviting and then comforting…418 cases made. Molti Rosati (Many Rosés) is our varietal specific, vineyard designated Rosé program. Our rosati are made from hand-harvested fruit that was whole cluster-pressed and fermented in stainless steel tanks. All of the rosati are dry, balanced and delicious and the color comes only from the 3-4 hours in the press. This is red fruit selected specially for pink wine production that is processed like we were making white wine. Each rose offers a different appearance, aroma, flavor and texture experience. We hope you have as much fun exploring these wines as we have had making and consuming them!
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2013 Rosato di Merlot - Mudd Vineyard
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Plump and jovial! An ode to versatility…rosy pink color…alluring, playful, aromatic, and quite gulpable…raspberries, strawberries, watermelon, cherries, spice and minerals…persistent finish, great character and a wonderful zing….Beautiful texture…pair this wine with almost anything…tomatoes and mozzarella to hanger steak with chimichurri sauce or charcuterie. 808 cases made. Magnums also available ($50)! Molti Rosati (Many Rosés) is our varietal specific, vineyard designated Rosé program. Our rosati are made from hand-harvested fruit that was whole cluster-pressed and fermented in stainless steel tanks. All of the rosati are dry, balanced and delicious and the color comes only from the 3-4 hours in the press. This is red fruit selected specially for pink wine production that is processed like we were making white wine. Each rose offers a different appearance, aroma, flavor and texture experience. We hope you have as much fun exploring these wines as we have had making and consuming them!
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2013 Rosato di Refosco -Home Farm Vineyard
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Wonderfully surprising rosato...Dry, classic pale pink color, sweet red and black fruit character, pronounced aromatics…rich, robust, exuberant and most importantly fun! Crisp, balanced rosato…alpine wild strawberries (fraise des bois), ripe blackberries, black raspberries and other bramble fruit…also floral, citrus and mineral notes…lengthy finish. Match with prosciutto and melon, fricos, fish salads or tacos, pastas, porchetta and poultry. 318 cases made. Molti Rosati (Many Rosés) is our varietal specific, vineyard designated Rosé program. Our rosati are made from hand-harvested fruit that was whole cluster-pressed and fermented in stainless steel tanks. All of the rosati are dry, balanced and delicious and the color comes only from the 3-4 hours in the press. This is red fruit selected specially for pink wine production that is processed like we were making white wine. Each rose offers a different appearance, aroma, flavor and texture experience. We hope you have as much fun exploring these wines as we have had making and consuming them!
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2013 Rosato di Franconia - Sylvanus Vineyard
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Deliciously enticing rosato...pale pink color, red and black fruit character. Raspberries, salty minerals, so clean and so vibrant. Medium body, bone dry and zippy and juicy…Franconia is the Italian/Friulian name for Blaufrankisch. Pair with Pates, charcuterie, summer salads, grilled veg, meats and poultry as well as all manner of cheeses, fresh and aged! 158 cases made. Molti Rosati (Many Rosés) is our varietal specific, vineyard designated Rosé program. Our rosati are made from hand-harvested fruit that was whole cluster-pressed and fermented in stainless steel tanks. All of the rosati are dry, balanced and delicious and the color comes only from the 3-4 hours in the press. This is red fruit selected specially for pink wine production that is processed like we were making white wine. Each rose offers a different appearance, aroma, flavor and texture experience. We hope you have as much fun exploring these wines as we have had making and consuming them!
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2013 Rosato di Sculpture Garden-Sculpture Garden Vineyard
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Our blended rosato; and not just a blend, but a field blend-where everything was planted, grown, picked, processed and fermented together. Light coppery pink hue…merlot based but with a wild edge including bramble fruit and spice emerging from the blaufrankisch and teroldego …red and black fruit, floral, herbs and spices…cleansing acidity, great balance, beautiful texture…persistent length, rich and light simultaneously… complex and structured…super versatile at table…from tomatoes Provencal to grilled ribeye to local bluefish. 448 cases made. Molti Rosati (Many Rosés) is our varietal specific, vineyard designated Rosé program. Our rosati are made from hand-harvested fruit that was whole cluster-pressed and fermented in stainless steel tanks. All of the rosati are dry, balanced and delicious and the color comes only from the 3-4 hours in the press. This is red fruit selected specially for pink wine production that is processed like we were making white wine. Each rose offers a different appearance, aroma, flavor and texture experience. We hope you have as much fun exploring these wines as we have had making and consuming them!
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2013 Rosato di Cabernet Sauvignon -Mudd Vineyard
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Grapes from some of the oldest vines planted (in 1975) on Long Island! Beautiful jewel-like very pale pink copper color…red currants, earth, herbs and flowers…Plump, delicious, balanced and persistent wine…wonderful fruit intensity, a clean, satisfying finish…Match with smoked fish and heartier fare from the grill; beef, lamb, chicken, pork, BBQ, lobster, sausage, tuna, vegetables, and mushrooms as well as mildly spicy food, especially Mexican and Thai preparations. 308 cases made. Molti Rosati (Many Rosés) is our varietal specific, vineyard designated Rosé program. Our rosati are made from hand-harvested fruit that was whole cluster-pressed and fermented in stainless steel tanks. All of the rosati are dry, balanced and delicious and the color comes only from the 3-4 hours in the press. This is red fruit selected specially for pink wine production that is processed like we were making white wine. Each rose offers a different appearance, aroma, flavor and texture experience. We hope you have as much fun exploring these wines as we have had making and consuming them!
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2008 Rosso Fresco
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Rosso Fresco is an easy-going red blend whose varieties and proportions change with each vintage. The 2008 version is comprised of 58% Merlot, 28% Syrah, 10% Petit Verdot and 4% Dornfelder. There are aromas and flavors of black raspberry, black cherry, plum, spice and earth. This dry red wine is medium-bodied, has moderate 12.9% alcohol, balanced acid, very soft, silky tannins and a juicy persistent finish. This fun, friendly red wine pairs well with pastas and just about any fish, fowl or four-legged food you serve with it. The 2008 Rosso Fresco has a North Fork of Long Island AVA, and is made from hand-harvested grapes from the Mudd and Mudd West vineyards which were de-stemmed, crushed by foot and punched down by hand. This wine was handled minimally and bottled by gravity. We bottled 1226 cases of this wine as well as filling twenty 5 gallon kegs for restaurants to serve by the glass. This could be the wave of the future for by-the-glass programs as it reduces the cost of the wine, is better for the environment and saves on space and waste issues! Our 2008 Rosso Fresco is a very versatile red wine and will bring you year round pleasure. If you are drinking Rosso Fresco in the intense heat of the summer, try putting a slight chill on the wine and watch how it blossoms with the food from your grill!
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2011 Due Uve
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Due Uve is a fun, playful wine. Due Uve engenders excitement. Our new 2011 vintage is a clean, fresh, delicious experience. The 2011 Due Uve (two grapes) is a blend of 65% Syrah and 35%Dornfelder. The Syrah comes from the Mudd West Vineyard in Hallockville and the Dornfelder comes from both the Mudd West Vineyard and our Sylvanus Vineyard here in Bridgehampton. All the fruit was handharvested, de-stemmed into one ton bins, stomped on by foot, and punched down by hand and shovel. After primary fermentation the wine was racked to all old neutral barrels, where it spent twenty months before being gravity bottled on August 9th, 2013. Our 2011 Due Uve is a ruby red color with purple inflections. The wine is dry, medium-bodied, and juicy, has moderate alcohol and is vibrant and tasty. There are floral, fruit, mineral and spice components to the flavor and aroma profile. Violets, blueberry, black raspberry, blackberry, black cherry, wet stone, cocoa, cinnamon and just a touch of black pepper are some of the descriptors that come to mind, but more often than not you smell and taste something new each time you re-visit the glass. This wine possesses lightness and elegance but is robust and deep enough to tackle some exotic flavor experiences. Try with soy and teriyaki flavors as well as more classic preparations of fish, poultry, grain, pork, and veal and pasta dishes. Due Uve is very attractive, very approachable and very versatile. This is an uberdelicious wine to enjoy in its vibrant youth and over the next 4-5 years on top of being priced and styled to enjoy everyday with great satisfaction. 448 cases were bottled in 2011 and we also filled 56 kegs.
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2012 Blaufränkisch - Sylvanus Vineyard
We are always very happy to release a new vintage of our lovely Blaufrankisch. Over the years this variety has proven its affinity with our climate and we love to use it both as a blending grape and as a varietal bottling. Our 2012 Sylvanus Vineyard Blaufrankisch is comprised of 75% Blaufrankisch and 25% Dornfelder. We feel the Dornfelder is a great match as a blending grape with its darker color, briary, bramble and spice fruit character. The 2012 wine has a dark ruby-red colored rim with purple inflections and a translucent core. The aromas and flavors are full of lilacs, raspberries, black raspberries, plums, boysenberries, violets, brown spice and black pepper. This is a dry, supple, sexy wine with Burgundian texture and great concentration. The alcohol is moderate (12%), the acids juicy and balanced; the tannins are present but soft and the wine offers a great deal of pleasure and a long delicious finish. All the fruit was hand-picked from our Sylvanus vineyard here in Bridgehampton on the South Fork, de-stemmed, crushed by foot and punched down by hand in small one ton bins. The wine spent 12 months in one hogshead and two puncheons made from old French and Slovenian oak. The wine was bottled by gravity without fining or filtration on September 5th, 2013. Our 2012 Blaufrankisch Sylvanus Vineyard is a great match with venison, pork roasts, meatballs, duck, game birds, veal chops, hard mountain and washed rind cheeses as well as earthy grain and squash based dishes. This wine would also be a great choice for richer fish preparations. 185 cases produced.

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2010 Blaufränkisch - Mudd West Vineyard
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We are always very happy to release a new vintage of our lovely Blaufrankisch. Over the years this variety has proven its affinity with our climate and we love to use it both as a blending grape and as a varietal bottling. Our 2010 version is comprised of 75% Blaufrankisch and 25% Dornfelder. We feel the Dornfelder is a great match as a blending grape with its darker color, briary, bramble and spice fruit character. The 2010 wine has a dark ruby-red colored rim with purple inflections and an opaque core. The aromas and flavors are full of black raspberry, black plum, blackberry, lavender, violet, a resin-like savory spice and a touch of smoked meat. This is a dry, supple, sexy wine with Burgundian texture and great concentration. These beautiful grapes were picked, put in bins and fermented with ambient yeast. The alcohol is moderate (12.8%), the acids juicy and balanced; the tannins are present but soft and the wine offers a great deal of pleasure and a long delicious finish. All the fruit was hand-picked from the Mudd West vineyard in Hallockville on the North Fork, de-stemmed, crushed by foot and punched down by hand in small one ton bins. The wine spent 16 months in old Slovenian hogsheads and a puncheon. The wine was bottled by gravity without fining or filtration on January 12, 2012. Our 2010 Blaufrankisch Mudd West is a great match with wild game, venison, pork roasts, lamb burgers, beef stew, mushrooms, hoisin, and would be delicious with pappardelle and wild boar ragu or any salted, cured porcine product! 108 cases produced. $27 a bottle. 6 bottle max per customer.
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2012 Lagrein (Home Farm Vineyard)
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Long Island Lagrein…delicious, singular, expressive and downright super-cool! This is our third vintage bottled of our Lagrein as a red wine (2009 and 2010 were the other two) and we are thrilled with the results of our planting and we want more. This is a bit off the beaten-track for the East End as we are the only ones (so far) growing and making wine from this great black grape variety that hails originally from the Alto Adige in Northeast Italy. Our 2012 version has a deep purple almost opaque color with clean, youthful, sexy aromas and flavors of blue and black fruit, like blueberries and black raspberries; along with black pepper and brown spices, purple flowers (iris and violets), cocoa, dark chocolate, stone, mineral and an alluring exotic resin reminiscent of pine or scrub brush. This is seriously distinctive stuff. It is a satisfyingly rich, deep red wine with an uplifting elegance and lightness of being likely due to the juicy acidity and the wines medium body and moderate 12.5% alcohol. As always this vintage of Lagrein saw the grapes hand-harvested, de-stemmed, crushed by foot and punched down by hand…old-school! This wine then spent 13 months in older French and Slovenian oak hogsheads and barrels. It stayed in barrel without movement until we racked and bottled the wine without fining or filtration on November 22nd, 2013. Only 86 cases of this divine Lagrein were bottled so don’t sit around if you want to take possession of your allocation! This is tasty now but is young and linear and will develop well in the bottle for at least 4-5 years and will drink beautifully for at least 8 years. Pair this dynamic red wine with rich, savory stews and braises, grain and rice dishes like farro, spelt, risotto and lentils especially with mushrooms and meats (pork!!). This would also be fantastic with cured items like speck and lardo either on a charcuterie board or even atop some crispy flatbread or pizza. 6 bottle max per customer.
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2012 Refosco (Home Farm Vineyard)
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What can we say…Long Island Refosco has arrived! Since 2009 we have fashioned a beautiful rosato from our Refosco grapes, but in 2012 a section of the vineyard produced grapes that seemed to yearn to be made into red wine. It wasn’t a lot. Just enough to fill up two old hogsheads. But we did it and we are quite excited, and now you can taste the results. Refosco is a black grape variety native to Friuli-Venezia Giulia. We are the only winery on the East End growing and producing this variety. Our version smells and tastes of red and black stone fruits, dark berries, minerals, spice and flowers. As usual all the fruit was hand-picked, stomped on by foot, fermented in small one ton bins, punched down by hand and raised in older oak for thirteen months. The 2012 Refosco was bottled without fining or filtration on November 22nd, 2013. This is a tasty, juicy, exciting, invigorating red wine. Enjoy with roasts, braises, all things porcine, mushrooms, grains, duck and richly sauced fatty fish dishes. Only 58 cases were produced so do not wait…it will not last.
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2010 Sculpture Garden
This is the second year that our Sculpture Garden is grown and produced as a true field blend. This beautiful ruby red wine consists of 91% Merlot, 6% Teroldego and 3% Blaufränkisch. All the varieties were grown together in our Sculpture Garden vineyard (the oldest on the South Fork, planted in 1982), picked together and fermented together. All the fruit was hand-harvested, de-stemmed but not crushed, stomped on by foot and punched down by hand. The wine went through a natural malo-lactic fermentation and was raised in older French and Slovenian oak barrels for 18 months. The wine was handled minimally (only racked once) and was bottled by gravity with no fining or filtration. The wine may throw sediment over time and we would recommend decanting after several years in the bottle. While delicious now this wine will improve for six to eight years and drink wonderfully for a decade. Our 2010 Sculpture Garden smells of sweet fruit and is awash in aromas and flavors of black raspberry, black plum, black cherry, black liquorice in addition to coffee/toffee notes. There is an underlying earthy minerality and touch of smoke, bacon and brown spice in this seductive and complex red wine. The wine is dry and retains a medium body, moderate alcohol and balanced acidity. The wine reflects the ripe, dry 2010 growing season with very ripe fruit coupled with medium acidity and medium body which beautifully expresses our maritime climate with its savory rather than sweet palate and elegance that is alluring. There is always a silky, smooth, supple quality to our Sculpture Garden and the great length is complemented by a textural, aromatic and flavor complexity. When feeling more formal pair this wine with Long Island duck, lamb chops or a prime rib roast and when you’re in a more casual mood match with pastas, burgers and grilled fatty fish. 408 cases produced.

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2008 MUDD
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This is one of the few, maybe only, extended barrel aged red wines from the East End. We believe this wine is a scrumptious reflection of the 2008 vintage. We have wanted to do this for some time and our 2008 MUDD proved the perfect candidate for long maturation. Not only is our 2008 MUDD delicious now and showing the complexities of maturation but…it is still just a baby, and will improve in the bottle for at least five to seven years and drink well for a solid decade! Our 2008 MUDD is composed of 51% Merlot, 21% Syrah, 9% Petit Verdot, 8.5% Dornfelder, 4% Cabernet Sauvignon and 6.5% Blaufrankisch. All the fruit was hand harvested on the North Fork and de-stemmed into small one ton bins where it was stomped on by foot and punched down by hand. After primary fermentation the wine was racked to three barrels, one hogshead and one puncheon (of which 65% was new oak) where it spent FORTY-TWO months before being bottled by gravity without fining or filtration on May 8th, 2012. Our 2008 MUDD is dry, medium-bodied, has moderate alcohol, balanced acidity, soft, ripe tannins and wonderfully persistent length. The wine is complex and displays finesse and elegance in its captivating texture and expression of fruit and wood. There are amazingly fresh aromas and flavors of black plums, cherries, brown spice, forest floor, black raspberries, black peppercorns and cocoa. Come back to the glass again and get black liquorice, cinnamon stick and cedar spice box; the wine is alluring and sexy…fresh yet wise. Pair this graceful, satisfying red wine with Italian dishes from Bolognese to Milanese; or with a pork roast, a juicy rib-eye or a succulent rack of lamb. In addition a mushroom risotto, braised pancetta wrapped monkfish or a cozy fire and a hunk of aged alpine cheese would do the trick quite nicely. 141 cases were bottled along with 54 magnums.
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2011 Research Cab
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Research Cab is a very special red wine that generally only our wine club gets to enjoy since it is made in such small quantities. Born out of a long standing relationship with the “Research” vineyard on the North Fork we fashion a deliciously expressive wine out of what is essentially a field blend of many different varieties. Our 2011 vintage is comprised of 47% Merlot, 13% Dornfelder, 9% Pinot Grigio, 9% Muscat, 4% Sauvignon Blanc, 3% Syrah, 3% Cabernet Franc, 2% Segalin, 2% Semebat, 2% Barbera, 2% Blaufrankisch, 1% Malbec, 1% Sangiovese, 1% Malvasia and 1% Pinot Noir. All the fruit for this wine was harvested by hand, de-stemmed, stomped on by foot and punched down by hand. After primary fermentation the wine was racked to old neutral barrels where it spent twenty five months. The wine was only moved (racked) once and 108 cases were bottled by gravity without fining or filtration on November 22nd, 2013. Beautiful clarity and a deep ruby red hue coupled with aromas of red and black raspberry, cherry, black plum, dark bramble fruit, spice and a wild and exotic note from the white varieties are met with an elegance of texture and a supple, smooth silky palate with enough underlying tannic structure and juicy acidity for the wine to develop and improve in the bottle. This is a young wine and while delicious already, will easily improve in the bottle for the next 6-8 years. Since it is hard to resist now we recommend splash decanting the wine a half hour or so before you plan on consuming it! Pair this luscious, tasty red with Long Island duck, herb crusted lamb chops, beef and pork roasts or mushroom and grain based dishes.
$40
 

Over & Over-Variation 6
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This is a ridiculously fun, fascinating and delicious red wine! There are people in the world making red wines with a ripasso method and there are people in the world using a solera system of blending for some red wines but we know of no one, other than us, who have put both together to create a distinctive and tasty red wine. It all began with four barriques of 2004 Merlot that was taken out of barrel and re-passed over the fresh 2006 Merlot and Dornfelder fruit. The wine underwent another primary fermentation and was racked to barriques, hogsheads and puncheons where it underwent another malo-lactic fermentation. Half of the wine was taken and bottled after ten months in oak, and this was Variation One. The other half remained in barrel until the next harvest where it was re-passed over the 2007 Merlot, Syrah and Dornfelder fruit. It was all repeated and we bottled half as Variation Two. We did this again in the 2008 harvest and bottled Variation Three. This happened to Over and Over again in 2009 for Variation Four and again in the beautiful, warm, dry 2010 vintage for Variation Five. Took a year off and the wine spent the time in barrel during the 2011 vintage, then we re-passed the lot again over the 2012 vintage for this…Variation Six! This wine has undergone seven primary and seven malo-lactic fermentations and has in it memories of the 2004, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010 and 2012 harvests. We WILL continue to do this over & over. Variation Six is a bit brighter with deeper, darker fruit than past examples and there is a purity of red and black fruit expression coupled with an integrated oak component this year that is remarkably sexy and alluring. Violets, black raspberries, black pepper, black cherries, baking spices, earth and game are the primary descriptors that come to mind in this well-balanced, dry, medium-bodied and seamless red wine. Delicious, long complex flavors and textures fill one’s mouth and mind. The finish is persistent and shows great complexity and intermingling of both the mature secondary characteristics and its youthful attributes. This is a wine that reflects the old and the new, the North and the South, the warm and the cool and provides us with something entirely different to experience and think about. Drink this wine with all manner of game birds, fatty fish, pork, veal, grains, mushrooms and root vegetables. 288 cases produced. 6 bottle max per customer.
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2011 Dorn & Blau
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A new wine! From one of our prized sites! 2011 presented us with some low yields for some varieties. Blaufrankisch was one of those, and our lack of fruit provided a new opportunity. The Dornfelder was beautiful as was the little bit of Blau so why not take the chance to feature a grape of ours that is rarely featured. Not to mention, the blend is just plain delicious. Over the years these varieties have proven both their affinity to each other and to our climate, and we love to use both. So here you go…Our 2011 Dorn & Blau is comprised of 68% Dornfelder and 32% Blaufranksich. We feel the Dornfelder and Blaufranksich are a great match and together highlight the darker colors, briary, bramble and spice fruit character of these two grapes. This 2011 wine has a dark ruby-red colored rim with purple inflections and an opaque core. The aromas and flavors are full of black raspberry, black plum, blackberry, lavender, violet, a resiny savory spice and a touch of smoked meat. This is a dry, supple, sexy wine with Burgundian texture and great concentration. The alcohol is moderate, the acids juicy and balanced; the tannins are present but soft and the wine offers a great deal of pleasure and a long delicious finish. All the fruit was hand-picked from the Mudd West vineyard in Hallockville on the North Fork, de-stemmed, crushed by foot and punched down by hand in small one ton bins. The wine spent 18 months in old French and Slovenian oak barrels and hogsheads. The wine was bottled by gravity on April 23rd, 2013. Our 2011 Dorn & Blau Mudd West Vineyard is a great match with wild game, venison, pork roasts, lamb burgers, beef stew, mushrooms, hoisin and would be delicious with pappardelle and wild boar ragu or any salted, cured porcine product! 163 cases produced.
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2012 Petit Verdot
We always keep our minds and mouths open to something new and delicious. We now know and are convinced of the great potential of Petit Verdot on Long Island. We try to seize the day when presented with an opportunity to create a tasty and expressive wine. 2012 was a particularly strong vintage and afforded us the chance to produce this stunning Petit Verdot, something we have only offered one other time (2010) as a varietal red wine before. Petit Verdot is a black grape variety most often found in the red blends of Bordeaux. Planted in small quantities around the world it is a small-berried, thick-skinned variety. Our 2012 version is comprised of 92% Petit Verdot all from the Mudd West vineyard on the North Fork and 8% Merlot from Sam McCullough’s home vineyard in Aquebogue. Our 2012 Petit Verdot is a dry, spicy red wine full of black and blue fruit character. The wine is very aromatic…purple flowers, minerals, black currants, wild blackberries, rare meat and exotic spice are all there. So too is depth, purity and sex appeal. The wine is long, enticing, alluring, concentrated, textural, complex…simply delicious! There is balance of fruit character, moderate alcohol, juicy acidity, ripe, grippy tannins and integrated oak. As with all our red wines this wine was made from hand-harvested fruit that was de-stemmed, stomped on by foot and punched down by hand. The wine was raised in mostly neutral oak barrels (one barrel was new accounting for 11%) for 13 months. This wine will match fantastically with prime rib, roast lamb and pork, grilled steaks, mushrooms, duck confit, squab and grain dishes. Our 2012 Petit Verdot is a baby and while approachable and delectable now the wine will continue to improve in the bottle for at least a decade. 234 cases made.

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Vervino Vermouth-Variation 1
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VerVino Vermouth is a fortified, aromatized wine. Inspired by the long history of vermouth and aromatized wines and wanting to make local, seasonal examples we fortified our wine with neutral grape brandy and macerated twenty to forty different aromatic local botanicals in the wine, then sweetened it slightly with local honey. All of the botanicals were grown or foraged by us or our farmer friends all within a few miles from the winery. Marilee Foster, Eileen Roaman and Dave Falkowski played important roles as did Mary Woltz whose Bees’ Needs honey, which come from the same farms as the plants, was used. We made five different variations, a white VerVino with Spring botanicals, a white and a red with early Summer botanicals and a white a red with late Summer botanicals. These VerVino vermouths are a reflection of our place through wine as well as other edible aromatic plants. It is amazing to see the other farmers we worked with have an opportunity to taste their work from a glass long after the harvest is over! For Variation 1 we fortified sauvignon blanc wine with neutral grape brandy (to 17.8% alcohol) and macerated thirty different aromatic botanicals in the wine, then sweetened it slightly with the local honey. This dry vermouth (residual sugar is 4.16 grams per liter) is a reflection of our place through wine as well as other edible aromatic plants. We encourage you to drink this wonderful elixir many ways but suggest you start by first tasting and smelling it on its own at cellar temp. Then move on to chilled VerVino…over ice…maybe a spritz…or some juice. Go wild and make a martini or some manhattans…next create your own VerVino cocktails! We have found we love it (and it goes dangerously fast) when we fill glasses with crushed ice, pour over with VerVino and top with a bit of lemonade and garnish with some mint or maybe lemon balm…oh boy! We have tasted a few folks on our wonderful concoction and honestly have been stunned by the reactions. This really is supremely aromatic, tasty and inspiring stuff. This is an example of a response emailed by a friend: “We drank the VerVino last night. It was so enjoyable and so complicated; I'm still trying to figure out what feedback to share. We finished nearly half the bottle. First straight up, then on the rocks, then with soda and gin. (Seriously.) I kept having images of fairies and other woodland creatures drinking this ambrosia.” You may by now be asking what the botanicals are that we and our friends grew, harvested and aromatized the wine with. There is a long history of keeping these recipes proprietary which is intriguing and somewhat fun. But we like you to have a window inside and thus the label is an actual photograph of the plants steeping in the wine. You don’t see everything but a quite a bit can be discerned…calendula, fennel, sage, nasturtium, lemon balm, rose, basil, spiked za’tar, and much, much more. We believe VerVino is a unique expression of our terroir and joins a long history, thousands of years really, of people fortifying and adding special plants to wine. Not only is VerVino a local vermouth but a seasonal one as well. This was made with spring botanicals and is labeled Variation One Spring 2013.
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VerVino Vermouth-Variation 2
the slightly spicy vermouth...white, made with early Summer botanicals, 20%alc, 5.5g residual sugar.

$28
 

VerVino Vermouth-Variation 3
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the slightly sweet vermouth...rose/red, made with early Summer botanicals, 19%alc, 11.51g residual sugar.
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VerVino Vermouth-Variation 4


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VerVino Vermouth-Variation 5


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Pazzo
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Pazzo is delicious. Pazzo is an island wine. Pazzo is a fortified and madeirized wine made from the Merlot grape, the first and only on Long Island and maybe the world! This is the second bottling of our 2004 Pazzo. The first version spent five years in barrel, this version, the second coming (bottling), spent a little over seven years in barrel. For a long time we had wanted to create a wine to pair with all the activities that come after the entrée; whether that is a cheese course, or nuts or a dessert featuring chocolate or fruit or just a tipple sitting by a warm fire. Now we have just the right drink and it only took us five years to make the first bottling and 8 years to make the second! It all started with merlot fruit from the 2004 vintage that was hand-harvested and crushed by foot in small one ton bins as usual. The wine was fermented dry, then fortified to 18% alcohol (with neutral grape spirits), put in barrels and placed outside to madeirize for five years. This means the wine was subjected to the elements, the heat of the summer and the cold of the winter. The wine evaporates and is not topped up. The wine cooks, the wine oxidizes. Something magical begins to happen to the aromas and flavors, just like what happened to the Madeiras in the ballasts of ships making a trip across the equator a hundred and fifty years ago. Our Pazzo is filled with aromas and flavors of figs, caramel, orange peel, Christmas spices, raspberry liqueur, nuts and dried fruit. So when we finally decided to bottle some of this elixir, we took half of the wine (the other half remained outside for another couple years and that is this new release!) and when the merlot arrived for our rosato we pressed and settled the juice and added a bit of that sweet merlot juice to give our Pazzo just a pinch of sweetness. This was the final touch to bring the wine into that pleasure place of great balance, length and complexity. Pazzo means “mad” or “crazy” in Italian and this is our play and nod to the island of Madeira, and her wines, and the fact we are a little nuts to make a wine like this…though when you taste it you will be as happy as we are that we did. This second bottling is remarkably similar to the first with a bit more richness from continued evaporation (the Angel’s share) and a bit more depth and complexity. 228 cases (of half bottles) produced.
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