Episode 166 – Idaho Wine Month – Week 4 – A Tale of Two Arts: Winemaker Art McIntosh and The Art of his Lindsay Creek Vineyards Wine

Episode 166 – Idaho Wine Month – Week 4 – A Tale of Two Arts: Winemaker Art McIntosh and The Art of his Lindsay Creek Vineyards Wine Episode 166 – Idaho Wine Month – Week 4 – A Tale of Two Arts: Winemaker Art McIntosh and The Art of his Lindsay Creek Vineyards Wine

In today’s episode, which is week four of Idaho Wine Month, Shelley and Phil sit down in person with Lindsay Creek Vineyards winemaker, Art McIntosh and taste through five of their wines. If you’re looking for wines with an outstanding Quality to Price Ratio, these wines are for you! And toward the end we REALLY start learning about what is involved in the winemaking process. Sit back and enjoy this one. #HappyFriday! #ItsWineTIme! #Cheersing 

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Wine Time Fridays Rating System: 

Phenomenal ???? Practically Perfect ???? Pretty Damn Good! ???? Pleasant ???? Problematic ????

Pleagth (Pitiful/Pathetic) ????

Wines this episode:   

  • 2021 Estate Chardonnay ($22 at the winery)
  • 2021 Estate Sémillon ($22 at the winery)
  • 2022 Riesling 1.5L ($30 at the winery)**
  • 2016 Estate Cabernet Sauvignon ($28 at the winery)
  • 2021 Estate Cabernet Franc ($28 at the winery)

** This wine is out of a bag and not a bottle.

For more information on all of the wines at Lindsay Creek Vineyards, please visit https://lcvineyards.com/

For more information on the Lindsay Creek Vineyards wine club, please visit https://lcvineyards.com/wine-club

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Sur lie is a French term that means “on the lees.” Lees are the dead yeast cells and other sediment that fall to the bottom of a wine barrel or tank after fermentation. Sur lie aging is the practice of aging wine in contact with its lees.

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Wines we enjoyed this week: Rodney Strong Chardonnay and Daou Chardonnay.

Mentions: 3100 Cellars, Bitner, Clearwater Canyon, Colters Creek, Holesinsky, Koenig, Rivaura, Rolling Hills Vineyards, Williamson, Veer Wine Project, Cinder Wines, Gary Vaynerchuk, Gregg Alger, Huston Vineyards, Janet and CJ Northrup, Famici Wine Company, Erin Rutherford and Hat Ranch Winery.

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