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2014 Tierce Dry Riesling

8/1/2017 - Wine & Spirits Magazine "Lots of fresh raspberry and lemon peel on the nose. Flavors in the mouth are characterized by a mixture of power and restraint. Richly textured for a dry wine. Finely poised acid c..." read more

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2014 Tierce Dry Riesling

8/1/2017 - Wine & Spirits Magazine "Lots of fresh raspberry and lemon peel on the nose. Flavors in the mouth are characterized by a mixture of power and restraint. Richly textured for a dry wine. Finely poised acid carries the flavors. "

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2012 Blanc de Blancs

12/1/2016 - Wine Enthusiast "Creamy lemon curd and fresh apple notes are offset by savory tones of mushroom and truffle in this very classic Chardonnay sparkler. A laser-edged strike of lemon-lime acidity grip..." read more

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2012 Blanc de Blancs

12/1/2016 - Wine Enthusiast "Creamy lemon curd and fresh apple notes are offset by savory tones of mushroom and truffle in this very classic Chardonnay sparkler. A laser-edged strike of lemon-lime acidity grips the mid-palate but is cushioned neatly by soft, mouth-filling mousse that lingers on the finish."

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2013 Cabernet Franc

4/1/2016 - Wine & Spirits Magazine "Best Buy - Year's Best Finger Lakes Pure and succulent, even a bit rich, this franc’s fleshy black cherry flavors last through a swath of fine, dusty tannins. Ther..." read more

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2013 Cabernet Franc

4/1/2016 - Wine & Spirits Magazine "Best Buy - Year's Best Finger Lakes Pure and succulent, even a bit rich, this franc’s fleshy black cherry flavors last through a swath of fine, dusty tannins. There’s a hint of barnyard behind the dark fruit. Serve with lean beer, like skirt steak."

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2013 Tierce Dry Riesling

2/1/2016 - Wine & Spirits Magazine "Tierce is a virtual winery producing a single Riesling named for the three winemakers - Peter Bell, Peter Becraft and Kelby Russell - who contribute fruit and expertise to it. To t..." read more

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2013 Tierce Dry Riesling

2/1/2016 - Wine & Spirits Magazine "Tierce is a virtual winery producing a single Riesling named for the three winemakers - Peter Bell, Peter Becraft and Kelby Russell - who contribute fruit and expertise to it. To this critic, "Tierce" has always sounded like a creative misspelling of "terse," an appropriate term for their thrillingly dry and racy Rieslings. This year's model is as lean and minerally as ever, with lemon and pomelo scents and passion fruit flavors, be there's an additional cushion and weight that gives it a satisfying breadth. "

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2011 Reserve Riesling-Editor's Choice

12/1/2015 - Wine Enthusiast "#21 Enthusiast Top 100 - Extended bottle aging and impeccable fruit ripeness make this late-release Riesling an absolute showstopper. Wafting of honey, mango and..." read more

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2011 Reserve Riesling-Editor's Choice

12/1/2015 - Wine Enthusiast "#21 Enthusiast Top 100 - Extended bottle aging and impeccable fruit ripeness make this late-release Riesling an absolute showstopper. Wafting of honey, mango and grapefruit, this deeply concentrated wine saturates the palate in dense, creamy waves. Shimmering lime and mineral streaks elevate the midpalate and extend endlessly on the finish. It’s stunning now, but composed enough to hold well until at least 2025."

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2013 Cabernet Franc

12/1/2015 - Wine Enthusiast "Rich, ripe black-cherry and plum flavors penetrate throughout this plump, juicy Cabernet Franc. It's decadent and forward in style, but lingering notes of spice and tea leaves lend..." read more

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2013 Cabernet Franc

12/1/2015 - Wine Enthusiast "Rich, ripe black-cherry and plum flavors penetrate throughout this plump, juicy Cabernet Franc. It's decadent and forward in style, but lingering notes of spice and tea leaves lend complexity to the palate."

2013 Rose of Lemberger

7/9/2015 - Dan Berger Vintage Experiences "Far too many so-called dry Rose are soft and flabby. Some have sugar and still say dry on the label. This superb New York producer uses the Germanic grape Lemberger to make a pink ..." read more

2013 Rose of Lemberger

7/9/2015 - Dan Berger Vintage Experiences "Far too many so-called dry Rose are soft and flabby. Some have sugar and still say dry on the label. This superb New York producer uses the Germanic grape Lemberger to make a pink that acts like a light red! Fragrant with earth/berry scents, it's great paired with smoked salmon and serious enough to work with light meat dishes. It needed an extra year in bottle to develop this maturity! Wine maker Peter Bell is one of this country's greatest wine stylists. Best obtained directly from the winery: www.foxrunvineyards.com."

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2011 Riesling 12, Hanging Delta Vineyard

8/1/2014 - Wine & Spirits Magazine "This wine's scent of warm apples and brioche includes just a hint of diesel. The flavors are generous and fruit-driven at first, medium-dry, with the lees notes giving the finish s..." read more

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2011 Riesling 12, Hanging Delta Vineyard

8/1/2014 - Wine & Spirits Magazine "This wine's scent of warm apples and brioche includes just a hint of diesel. The flavors are generous and fruit-driven at first, medium-dry, with the lees notes giving the finish some complexity. This is still at least a year from its complete expression."

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2011 Riesling 12, Hanging Delta Vineyard

3/1/2014 - Wine Enthusiast "Fox Run's Geology Series is a rare opportunity to taste wine sourced from a single vineyard site but vinified three ways. The Riesling 12, inoculated with commercial yeast, is extr..." read more

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2011 Riesling 12, Hanging Delta Vineyard

3/1/2014 - Wine Enthusiast "Fox Run's Geology Series is a rare opportunity to taste wine sourced from a single vineyard site but vinified three ways. The Riesling 12, inoculated with commercial yeast, is extravagantly musky and floral with an intoxicating spice note that penetrates throughout. Semi sweet in style, it dances on the palate with concentrated flavors of peach and apricot, along with a piercing lemon acidity."

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2011 Riesling 11, Hanging Delta Vineyard

3/1/2014 - Wine Enthusiast "Fox Run's Geology Series is a remarkable study of Finger Lakes terroir and winemaking, and the 11 Riesling is a particularly fantastic result. Inoculated using the pied de cuve met..." read more

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2011 Riesling 11, Hanging Delta Vineyard

3/1/2014 - Wine Enthusiast "Fox Run's Geology Series is a remarkable study of Finger Lakes terroir and winemaking, and the 11 Riesling is a particularly fantastic result. Inoculated using the pied de cuve method, this semisweet Riesling shows apple and floral notes. A lush, textured palate is brimming with apricot and peach flavors. It's a complex wine layered with minerality, fruit and floral tones, and has an exceptionally long finish."

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2011 Reserve Riesling - Year's Best

8/1/2013 - Wine & Spirits Magazine "A substantial Riesling with high-tones scents of celery and white flowers, this wine's peach flavors are accented by a touch of anise spice. There is a lot of complexity here, need..." read more

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2011 Reserve Riesling - Year's Best

8/1/2013 - Wine & Spirits Magazine "A substantial Riesling with high-tones scents of celery and white flowers, this wine's peach flavors are accented by a touch of anise spice. There is a lot of complexity here, needing a little time to integrate."

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2010 Tierce Riesling

5/1/2013 - Wine Spectator "This has cut and drive, with apple and fennel notes racing out from the start, while mouthwatering melon rind, jasmine and citrus oil elements course through the slate-framed finis..." read more

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2010 Tierce Riesling

5/1/2013 - Wine Spectator "This has cut and drive, with apple and fennel notes racing out from the start, while mouthwatering melon rind, jasmine and citrus oil elements course through the slate-framed finish. Drink now through 2016. -J.M."

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2010 Riesling 11, Lake Dana Vineyard

4/14/2013 - Wine Enthusiast "Although it has a delicate structure, that feels almost lace-like on the palate, this light-bodied Riesling bursts with concentrated ripe peach and apricot flavors. Semisweet in st..." read more

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2010 Riesling 11, Lake Dana Vineyard

4/14/2013 - Wine Enthusiast "Although it has a delicate structure, that feels almost lace-like on the palate, this light-bodied Riesling bursts with concentrated ripe peach and apricot flavors. Semisweet in style, this has vibrant acidity and an oyster-shell- and stone-like minerality that lingers on the long finish. - Anna Lee Iijima"

2012 Rosé

3/21/2013 - Dan Berger Vintage's Experiences "Very pale. This 95% Lemberger pink has a superb red cherry aroma and a delicate, angular mid-palate. Bone dry. One of the best pinks you'll ever taste. Best to order from the winer..." read more

2012 Rosé

3/21/2013 - Dan Berger Vintage's Experiences "Very pale. This 95% Lemberger pink has a superb red cherry aroma and a delicate, angular mid-palate. Bone dry. One of the best pinks you'll ever taste. Best to order from the winery in New York, foxrunvineyards.com."

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2010 Reserve Cabernet Franc

2/1/2013 - Wine & Spirits Magazine "A warm vintage does wonders for cabernet franc in the Finger Lakes: classic franc aromas of pink peppercorn and tobacco leaf give way to a savory palate, pipe tobacco and cassis. T..." read more

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2010 Reserve Cabernet Franc

2/1/2013 - Wine & Spirits Magazine "A warm vintage does wonders for cabernet franc in the Finger Lakes: classic franc aromas of pink peppercorn and tobacco leaf give way to a savory palate, pipe tobacco and cassis. The textures are velvety and deep, the flavors fully developed and layered: an American franc in a Chinon mode. (68 cases)"

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2010 Dry Riesling

10/15/2012 - Wine Spectator "Shows ripeness and concentration, with pear eau de vie, green almond and pippin apple notes filling out the core, while heather and jasmine run along the edges. There's a nice live..." read more

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2010 Dry Riesling

10/15/2012 - Wine Spectator "Shows ripeness and concentration, with pear eau de vie, green almond and pippin apple notes filling out the core, while heather and jasmine run along the edges. There's a nice live-wire finish. Drink now through 2014."

2010 Riesling 10, Lake Dana Vineyard

8/23/2012 - Dan Berger Vintage Experiences "An Australian-ish style of wine with more lime, citron, and a trace of TDN; almost the polar opposite of the last wine: austere and firm in the mouth, needing a lot of bottle age. ..." read more

2010 Riesling 10, Lake Dana Vineyard

8/23/2012 - Dan Berger Vintage Experiences "An Australian-ish style of wine with more lime, citron, and a trace of TDN; almost the polar opposite of the last wine: austere and firm in the mouth, needing a lot of bottle age. A great wine from Peter Bell. Must be aged to be appreciated."

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2010 Riesling 12, Lake Dana Vineyard

8/1/2012 - Wine Review Online "If you can get your hands on any of this superb Riesling you have a treat in store. It's characterized by classic Riesling purity of flavor and a fair amount of lushness on the pal..." read more

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2010 Riesling 12, Lake Dana Vineyard

8/1/2012 - Wine Review Online "If you can get your hands on any of this superb Riesling you have a treat in store. It's characterized by classic Riesling purity of flavor and a fair amount of lushness on the palate, with complex gradations of honey, citrus and chalky minerality. Added to the pleasure is its modest 8% alcohol content. - Marguerite Thomas"

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2010 Riesling 12, Lake Dana Vineyard

6/1/2012 - Tasting Panel Magazine "Floral and lush with sweet peach, creamy vanilla; long and opulent; balanced and charming."