New York Wine Classic
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New York Wine Classic !

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"We will not be undersold.
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Triphammer Wines & Spirits
 
 
 

THIS WEEK'S TASTINGS 

 
Friday August 17th, 4-7pm
 
Chateau Lafayetter Reneau:

Barrel Fermented Chardonnay

 
Seyval Blanc/Chardonnay
 
Dry Riesling
 
Semi-Dry Riesling
 
Cabernet Sauvignon

Pinot Noir Rosé
 
 
Opici:
 
Auspicion Chardonnay, California

Auspicion Cabernet Sauvignon, California
 
Vivanco Crianza Roija
 
Cesari Valpolicella Classico
 
Magliano Capato, Tuscany
 
Carpineto Dogajolo Rosato, Tuscany
 
 
 
Saturday August 18th, 3-6pm
 
Shepherdess Cellars:

Chardonnay

Semi Dry Riesling

Semi Dry Gewurztraminer

Cabernet Franc

 
 
 

STAFF PICK
Andrew
2013 La Rasina, Brunello di Montalcino

Aromas of vanilla, black plum and balsamic notes lead the nose. The dense palate offers licorice, spiced plum and pipe tobacco alongside taut tannins.
96 Pts James Suckling

 
$48.99

 

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Store Location & Hours
Triphammer
 Wines & Spirits
 
2255 N.Triphammer Rd.
Ithaca, NY, 14850
 
Mon to Sat: 9am to 9pm
Sun: Noon to 6pm
 
(607)257-2626
 
 

Ithaca Coffee Company's Triphammer Tavern
Click on the image  above to see what unique and high end wines are offered at Ithaca Coffee Company's Tavern at Triphammer, all at their peak freshness and taste thanks to newly installed WineStation preservation and pouring systems. All wines poured by the glass in the Tavern are also available for purchase as a full bottle next door at Triphammer Wines and Spirits.

 

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New York is home to some of the best wineries and cideries, and the New York Wine Classic highlights the many craft beverages our local producers have to offer. Known as “The Oscars” of New York wine competitions, the Classic is organized by the New York Wine & Grape Foundation and is open to the more than 440 New York wineries across the state. This year’s competition included 924 individual entries: 853 New York wines and 71 hard ciders from several regions across New York State including Central New York, Finger Lakes, Lake Champlain, Lake Erie, Long Island, Hudson Valley, Niagara Escarpment, Thousand Islands, and Upper Hudson Valley. A total of 40 Double Gold, 49 Gold, 324 Silver, and 334 Bronze medals were awarded.
 
The first ever Governor's Cider Cup was awarded to Kite & String's "Pioneer Pippin" cider, which was also awarded “Best Heritage Cider.”
 
The "Winery of the Year" award is presented to the winery with the best overall showing, and this year was awarded to Dr. Konstantin Frank Winery. In addition, the 2016 Dr. Frank Blaüfrankisch won the “Best Red Wine” award and Double Gold.
 
Other award-winning wines you can find at Triphammer Wines & Spirits:
 
Double Gold & Best Rosé Sheldrake Point Winery, 2017 Dry Rosé
 
Double Gold & Best Cabernet Sauvignon Brotherhood Winery, 2015 New York Icon Cabernet Sauvignon
 
Double Gold & Best Merlot Brotherhood Winery, 2014 New York Icon Merlot
 
Double Gold Black Diamond Farm & Cider, Hickster Cider
 
Silver Fulkerson Wine Cellars, 2016 Reserve Syrah
 
Double Gold Hazlitt 1852 Vineyards, 2016 Riesling
 
Gold Kite & String, Pommeau
 
Gold Lucas Vineyards, 2017 Cayuga White
 
Silver Silver Thread Vineyard, 2016 Good Earth White
Featured Products

2016 Dr. Konstantin Frank, Blaüfrankish, Keuka Lake

Also known as Lemberger, this wine has medium intensity with dominant characters of blackberry, plum, black cherry and chickory and toasted rye. The fresh acidity makes it feel lighter on the palate.

 

 

 

 

 $20.99

 

 

Kite & String, Pioneer Pippin Cider, Cayuga Lake

This barely off-dry traditional-method sparkling highlights the Pioneer Crab and Newtown Pippin varieties. The 10 g/L RS are beautifully balanced with crisp crabapple acidity and tannin.

 

 

 

 

$18.99