11 Vibrant Finger Lakes Rieslings Up to 92 Points

New reviews of white wines from New York's premier Riesling region, most priced at $24 or less

11 Vibrant Finger Lakes Rieslings Up to 92 Points
Based near Seneca Lake, Forge has expanded its lineup to a dozen Riesling bottlings in just a decade. (Chandra Russell)
Apr 1, 2021

The Finger Lakes region continues to be a bright spot for New York wines. There’s a solid critical mass of quality-oriented producers there now, and most have rallied around a grape well-suited for the region: Riesling. Riesling's Finger Lakes success is on display in this week’s selection of whites, which highlights well-known estates and newer wineries alike.

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