Tuesday, March 31, 2009

Novy Blanc de Noir 2007

I'm about to get all winey on you folks.  Tune me out if you prefer Grape Mad Dog.

The sommelier at Erling's mentioned this wine to us when we were there for our (dating) anniversary a few weeks back.  We went with red that night instead, but filed this one away for future reference.  As detailed on Novy's site, this wine was actually a mistake-- the result of the winery trying to salvage something out of crop of rained-out pinot noir grapes.  This was lush and rich with lots of pear notes, sharing some characteristics with chardonnay, but subtly different.  Interesting, elegant finish.  Definitely recommended.

1 comment:

Unknown said...

That all puts me in the mood for some Grape Mad Dog.