A balanced and refreshing Chardonnay with expressive fruit and complex savory minerality. Made from hand-harvested grapes farmed sustainably on our estate from multiple clones on different field sites. The 2016 vintage provided exceptional, nearly perfect growing conditions. James Suckling, former Editor of Wine Spectator, said “Fresh apple with milk and honey. Some tropical fruit. Medium to full with creamy texture.”
A balanced and refreshing Chardonnay with expressive fruit and complex savory minerality. Made from hand-harvested grapes farmed sustainably on our estate from multiple clones on different field sites. James Molesworth of the Wine Wine Spectator said "[Bedell] Chardonnay is [a] successful bottling, relying on a fresh, breezy persona to deliver unadorned pear and green apple notes with a verbena hint."
Our Viognier grows on some of the oldest vines in North America. Fragrant and fruit forward, with a flinty minerality, the wine is fermented in steel from our sustainably grown grapes using indigenous yeasts. The 2016 vintage provided exceptional growing conditions. Thomas Matthews of Wine Spectator said “This modest white is clean and fresh, with a touch of hard-candy sweetness to its tangerine and white peach flavors.”
First Crush Red 2015
First Crush is a unique red blend made with sustainably farmed young vine fruit, and aged in stainless steel to preserve its easygoing character. The 2015 vintage was unique and exceptional. Lettie Teague of The Wall Street Journal described it as, “A light juicy blend, pretty, uncomplicated, marked by soft tannins and bright red berry fruit.”
70% Merlot, 30% Cabernet Franc
Bedell has become synonymous with top Merlots for over 30 years and the 2014 vintage was no exception, following in the footsteps of the 2009 Merlot that was served at the Presidential Inauguration. Made from hand harvested sustainably farmed fruit. Jay McInerney of The Wall Street Journal said “Anybody who thinks they don’t like Merlot should try this one, fleshy but not flabby, this [is a] complex, aromatic, medium-bodied red.”
Malbec is a rising star on Long Island, with early ripening times and intense color and flavors. This 100% varietal was made from sustainably farmed estate grown fruit fermented with indigenous yeasts. The 2015 vintage was unique and exceptional. Ed McCarthy, the James Beard Award winning Author of Wine for Dummies said “A rich, supple, concentrated marvel that was the best red wine of the day for me.”