'11 Knapp Finger Lakes Riesling

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'11 Knapp Finger Lakes Riesling

Postby Carl Eppig » Sun Jul 14, 2013 3:45 pm

2011 Knapp, Finger Lakes, Riesling ($14.95 U.S.). Alcohol level: 11.5%. This wine offers citrus and apples on the nose and upfront. It has excellent structure with more fruit including ripe peaches, a touch of sweetness, and crisp acidity in the middle; and it finishes very nicely. We matched it with stuffed scallops, pilaf, and sliced tomatoes. Simply wonderful!!!
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Re: '11 Knapp Finger Lakes Riesling

Postby Bob Parsons Alberta » Mon Jul 15, 2013 3:28 am

Sounds terrific Carl. Finger Lake wines are on my go-to list, have no experience with wines from the area at all.
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Re: '11 Knapp Finger Lakes Riesling

Postby Dan Smothergill » Mon Jul 15, 2013 3:34 am

Knapp doesn't get much attention but its Riesling is consistently good.
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Re: '11 Knapp Finger Lakes Riesling

Postby Thomas » Mon Jul 15, 2013 11:20 am

Dan Smothergill wrote:Knapp doesn't get much attention but its Riesling is consistently good.


Agree. It is among the older Riesling vineyards in the region, and the winemaking is connected to the head winemaker at Glenora, the winery that owns Knapp.
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Re: '11 Knapp Finger Lakes Riesling

Postby Jon Leifer » Mon Jul 15, 2013 2:44 pm

Thanks, Thomas..wasn't aware that Glenora owned Knapp..Am also a fan of Knapp's chardonnay in addition to their reisling
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