Full Review

Clovis Point

Clovis Point
2019 Vintners Select, North Fork Of Long Island

Pair this wine with:
Beef Pork

Category: Other Red

Date Tasted:
Country: USA
Alcohol: 13.8%
92 Points
Gold Medal
Exceptional
$49

Clovis Point
2019 Vintners Select, North Fork Of Long Island

Pair this wine with:
Beef Pork

Category: Other Red

Date Tasted:
Country: USA
Alcohol: 13.8%
Ruby garnet color. Aromas and flavors of mocha, black cherry and plum, red currant, cast iron sautéed bell pepper, herbs, and and leather with a velvety, lively, dry medium body and a tingling, interesting, medium-length finish that exhibits nuances of mocha coffee with black cherry, garden herbs and pepper, and red currant and plum with well-integrated, medium, chewy tannins and light oak flavor. A Left Bank styled red blend that should do very well on a local farm to table menu in NYC.

Tasting Info

Wine Glass Style: Old World
Aroma Aroma: mocha, black cherry and plum, red currant, cast iron sautéed bell pepper, herbs, and and leather
Taste Flavor: Same as aromas with nuances of mocha coffee with black cherry, garden herbs and pepper, and red currant and plum
Sweetness Sweetness: Dry
Enjoy Enjoy: Now-3 years with food and on its own
Recipes Pairing: Ribs, Beef Teriyaki, Steak Fajitas
Bottom Line Bottom Line: A Left Bank styled red blend that should do very well on a local farm to table menu in NYC.

The Producer

Clovis Point

The Producer
1935 Main Rd
Jamesport, NY 11947
USA
1 631-722-4222

Their Portfolio

88 Clovis Point 2016 Artifact Dessert Wine, North Fork Of Long Island 18% (USA) $45.00.
91 Clovis Point 2016 Sparkling Brut, Cabernet Franc, North Fork Of Long Island 12% (USA) $47.00.
93 Clovis Point 2019 Black Label, Chardonnay, North Fork Of Long Island 13.2% (USA) $28.00.
88 Clovis Point 2019 Malbec, North Fork Of Long Island 13% (USA) $43.00.
92 Clovis Point 2019 Petit Verdot, North Fork Of Long Island 13.9% (USA) $45.00.
87 Clovis Point 2019 Archeology Red Blend, North Fork Of Long Island 13.8% (USA) $65.00.
88 Clovis Point 2019 Vintner’s Select, Merlot, North Fork Of Long Island 13.8% (USA) $49.00.
88 Clovis Point 2019 Cabernet Franc, North Fork Of Long Island 13.5% (USA) $45.00.
93 Clovis Point 2019 Petit Verdot, North Fork Of Long Island 13.9% (USA) $75.00.
89 Clovis Point 2019 Archeology Red Blend, North Fork Of Long Island 13.8% (USA) $65.00.
90 Clovis Point 2019 Cabernet Franc, North Fork Of Long Island 13.5% (USA) $45.00.
92 Clovis Point 2019 Vintners Select, North Fork Of Long Island 13.8% (USA) $49.00.
91 Clovis Point 2020 Malbec, North Fork Of Long Island 13% (USA) $45.00.
88 Clovis Point 2022 Rosé, North Fork Of Long Island 12% (USA) $22.00.
92 Clovis Point 2022 Sauvignon Blanc, North Fork Of Long Island 12.5% (USA) $29.00.
89 Clovis Point 2022 Black Label Barrel Fermented, Chardonnay, North Fork Of Long Island 12.8% (USA) $38.00.
89 Clovis Point 2022 White, Merlot, North Fork Of Long Island 12.4% (USA) $32.00.

Other Red

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Serve in a Zinfandel Wine Glass
Other red is a large category that covers many red wines from around the globe that are made from lesser-known varieties. These include Albarossa and Ruché from Piedmont in Italy, Touriga from Virginia and numerous blended reds from California, Washington and other states in the US as well as Argentina, Chile and Spain.

Many of these reds are robust and somewhat spicy; while they can age for several years in some cases, most are meant for consumption upon release. Pair them with a variety of foods, from tapas and empanadas to barbecued beef and young sheep's cheeses.