Red Newt Cellars is located on the east side of Seneca Lake in the hamlet of Hector in the Finger Lakes region of New York. Red Newt Cellars was founded in 1998 by David and Debra Whiting. Wine production was started with the 1998 vintage. 2016 dry riesling – An aromatic nose with slate, mineral and peach stone. Floral, mineral and tree fruit on the palate. Very attractive Finger Lakes Dry Riesling that is drinking well now and can cellar for 3-5 years. Riesling is the flagship variety of the Finger Lakes and produced in this dry and elegant style refreshing, intriguing and satisfying. Crisp, dry and aromatic, this wine shows classic Finger Lakes style. Flavors of orange peel, apricot, and lemon curd fill the palate, while aromas reminiscent of pink grapefruit, key lime, and ripe pineapple are present in the nose. This wine is an expression of the perfect climate for growing Riesling.