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20 Enticing 2008 Whites

Rieslings and other New York white wines show that the 2008 vintage is one of the best yet for the Finger Lakes
James Molesworth
Posted: November 13, 2009

The 2008 vintage will go down as an unqualified success in the Finger Lakes. A wet July put added pressure on growers to maintain disease-free vineyards, but September and October were warm and dry, allowing for long, even ripening. The bulk of the wines, both whites and reds, show pure, precise flavors and bright acidity.

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