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On Friday September 13, 2002, The Thirsty Owl Wine Company opened it's doors for the first time. They had four wines and produced approximately 1,200 cases. Since 2002 they have increased production by over 1000% and at the same time The Thirsty Owl Wine Company's name has become synonymous with award winning wines. They winery has won many prestigious awards including the NY Governor's Cup and the John Rose Award, given to the best in class Riesling at the Finger Lakes International Wine Competition. This past year their Pinot Noir was the highest rated North American Pinot at the Taster's Guild International competition.
Lot's of pineapple aroma with guava, some lemon and hints of slate leading to a palate full of pineapple, lemon, some peach and a touch of honey. Finish was medium long lemony and refreshing. A perfect wine for a perfectly grilled salmon steak.