WINE & SPIRITS January 2012

Jan 23, 2012 | News & Noteworthy, Wiemer Archives

Wine & Spirits MagazineJames Molesworth from Wine Spectator states in his latest article (Jan 2012):“…the best vineyard sites and best-suited varieties for the region retained their fresh acidity. The selection of Hermann J. Wiemer Rieslings from winemaker Fred Merwarth set the pace, with the estate’s HJW bottling showing precision and length…”


The newly released 2010 vintage are rated as follows:

92p- Dry Riesling “HJW Vineyard” 2010

92p- Select Late Harvest Riesling 2010

91p- Dry Riesling “Magdalena Vineyard” 2010

90p- Dry Riesling Reserve 2010

90p- Late Harvest Riesling 2010

89p- Semi-Dry Riesling 2010

89p- Gewurztraminer 2010

Recent News

Washington Post Recommends out Extra Brut Riesling

Washington Post Food & Wine Columnist Dave McIntyre highlights our Extra Brut Riesling in "3 Exceptional sparkling wines to toast your love this Valentine's Day." He writes of the wine, "“Hermann J. Wiemer was a Finger Lakes pioneer in riesling and sparkling wine....

Featured Library Flight: Riesling Style & Grace

Experience the incredible aging potential of Riesling and learn about the winery’s history with the variety as part of our ongoing “Featured Library Flight” series. We will have a selection of library Rieslings available to taste as a pre-set flight on select days in...

Featured Library Flight – “Home for the Holidays”

This time of year is often marked by celebration and family. Nothing is better than sharing some wine with the ones closest, and this flight captures that spirit of joy and conviviality. This flight includes: 2013 Blanc de Blanc with notes of brioche and warm citrus...

Thanksgiving Pairing Guide

We are lucky to have a plethora of wines that pair remarkably well with the chaos of "The Thanksgiving Plate!" This year we enlisted the help of our resident sommeliers at Hermann J. Wiemer Vineyard and Standing Stone Vineyards to work up some pairing suggestions and...