Brooklyn Winery Tasting Kits

Winemaker’s Notes

We hope you enjoyed your wine tasting experience! If you learned just one thing from your tasting, we hope it’s that wine can be approachable and fun. Perhaps you also found a new wine that you love! We encourage you to continue your wine exploration journey by reusing your tasting guide materials to sip your way through lots more wine.

Don’t forget to use your Tasting Kit discount (TASTEWINE10) to shop online.

Follow the links below to your Tasting Kit (Signature, Best Served Chilled, Shades of Red) and you will find our notes on the three wines you tasted. Feel free to compare your own answers and go back for another sip!

Signature Notes

Best Served Chilled Notes

Shades of Red Notes

Flight of Fancy Notes

 

SIGNATURE TASTING KIT

Wine Name: Unoaked Chardonnay

Vintage: 2016

See/Appearance

Color Depth: Pale

Color Hue: Straw

Smell/Aroma

Aroma Intensity: Moderate

Aromas: Fresh Peach, Melon, Citrus, Wet Stone, White Flower, Thyme

Sip/Taste

Body: Light

Acidity: Crisp

Flavors: Honeydew Melon, Citrus, Golden Apple, Apricot, Mineral, Stone

Finish: Medium

 

Wine Name: Cuvee Noir

Vintage: 2018

See/Appearance

Color Depth: Medium

Color Hue: Ruby

Smell/Aroma

Aroma Intensity: Moderate

Aromas: Black Cherry, Blackberry, Leather, Green Pepper, Vanilla

Sip/Taste

Body: Medium

Acidity: Fresh/Moderate

Tannins: Medium

Flavors: Cherry, Licorice, Smoke, Orange Peel, Dried Rose Petals

Finish: Medium

 

Wine Name: Zinfandel

Vintage: 2015 

See/Appearance

Color Depth: Medium

Color Hue: Garnet

Smell/Aroma

Aroma Intensity: Pronounced

Aromas: Blackberry, Jam, Violet, Licorice, Clove, Cedar, Toffee 

Sip/Taste

Body: Bold

Acidity: Fresh/Moderate

Tannins: Medium

Flavors: Cherry, Blackberry, Jam, Smoke, Cocoa, Star Anise, Licorice 

Finish: Medium

 

BEST SERVED CHILLED

Wine Name: Riesling

Vintage: 2016

See/Appearance

Color Depth: Deep

Color Hue: Yellow

Smell/Aroma

Aroma Intensity: Moderate

Aromas: Petrol, nectarine, lime rind, Hints of Tropical Fruit

Sip/Taste

Body: Medium

Acidity: Bright

Flavors: Ripe peach, Apricot, Wet Stone, Petrol, Honey, Citrus

Finish: Medium

 

Wine Name: Barrel Chardonnay

Vintage: 2017

See/Appearance

Color Depth: Deep 

Color Hue: Gold

Smell/Aroma

Aroma Intensity: Pronounced

Aromas: Honeycomb, Buttered popcorn, Baked apple, Pear, Vanilla

Sip/Taste

Body: Full

Acidity: Soft-Med

Flavors: Honeysuckle, Bartlett Pear, Lemon curd, Baked Apple

Finish: Long

 

Wine Name: Sauvignon Blanc

Vintage: 2018

See/Appearance

Color Depth: Pale

Color Hue: Straw

Smell/Aroma

Aroma Intensity: Moderate-Pronounced

Aromas: Grapefruit, White Peach, Lemongrass

Sip/Taste

Body: Med-Light

Acidity: Moderate

Flavors: Lemon/Lime, Passionfruit, Musky Flower,

Finish: Long

 

SHADES OF RED

Wine Name: Merlot

Vintage: 2017

See/Appearance

Color Depth: Medium

Color Hue: Ruby/Garnet

Smell/Aroma

Aroma Intensity: Pronounced

Aromas: Spiced fruit, Vanilla, Black Cherry, Baking Chocolate

Sip/Taste

Body: Med-Full 

Acidity: Medium-Lean

Flavors: Wild Strawberry, Plum, Cut Hay, Bramble, Pepper

Finish: Lean, Peppery

 

Wine Name: Barbera

Vintage: 2017

See/Appearance

Color Depth: Dense

Color Hue: Ruby

Smell/Aroma

Aroma Intensity: Pronounced

Aromas: Orange peel, Waffle cone, Baking Spice

Sip/Taste

Body: Medium

Acidity: Juicy, Bright

Flavors: Raspberry, Star Anise, Vanilla, Pomegranate, Savory

Finish: Medium-Long

 

Wine Name: Malbec

Vintage: 2017

See/Appearance

Color Depth: Deep

Color Hue: Purple

Smell/Aroma

Aroma Intensity: Moderate

Aromas: Plum, Spiced Cake, Vanilla, 

Sip/Taste

Body: Med-Full

Acidity: Medium

Flavors: Blackberry, Black Pepper, Vanilla, Tobacco, Hints of Smoke

Finish: Long

 

FLIGHT OF FANCY

Wine Name: Blanc de Blancs

Vintage: 2016

See/Appearance

Color Depth: Pale

Color Hue: Yellowish-Straw

Smell/Aroma

Aroma Intensity: Delicate

Aromas: Ripe pear, Pie Crust, Lemon

Sip/Taste

Body: Light

Acidity: Solid

Flavors: Tart Apple, Pear, Bright and Lively, Pie Crust

Finish: Long

 

Wine Name: Pinot Noir

Vintage: 2016

See/Appearance

Color Depth: Light

Color Hue: Bright Ruby

Smell/Aroma

Aroma Intensity: Strong

Aromas: Candied fruit, Cherry, Menthol and Twizzler

Sip/Taste

Body: Light

Acidity: High

Flavors: Raspberry and Bramble, Fresh Tobacco, Gentle Earthiness

Finish: Medium

 

Wine Name: Cabernet Sauvignon

Vintage: 2017

See/Appearance

Color Depth: Deep

Color Hue: Garnet

Smell/Aroma

Aroma Intensity: Strong

Aromas: Clove, Baking Spice, Leather, Vanilla

Sip/Taste

Body: Full

Acidity: Medium

Flavors: Cassis, Prune, Pomegranate, Hints of Spice

Finish: Long