Wild Arc Farm Aurora Finger Lakes
Wild Arc Farm's Aurora from the esteemed Finger Lakes region is a captivating embodiment of New York winemaking prowess. The area, renowned for its unique microclimate and glacier-carved landscapes, enables Wild Arc Farm to produce wines with distinctive character, and Aurora is no exception.
Nose: The aroma of this wine is refreshingly vibrant, introducing itself with notes of green apple, white peach, and a hint of lime zest. As it evolves, subtler nuances of wet stone, honeysuckle, and a gentle touch of petrol - a hallmark of classic Riesling - emerge, painting a full aromatic picture.
Palate: On the palate, Aurora showcases a dance between crisp acidity and luscious fruitiness. Flavors of Meyer lemon, juicy pear, and a touch of apricot meet mineral undertones, offering a balanced and layered drinking experience. The wine's dynamic nature speaks of the varied terroir of the Finger Lakes.
Finish: The finish lingers, leaving traces of citrus, a touch of honeyed sweetness, and the lasting memory of the lakeside breezes that nurture these vines.
A versatile companion, Wild Arc Farm's Aurora pairs seamlessly with a variety of dishes. Consider light seafood fare like ceviche or grilled scallops. For those looking to venture into heartier territory, a classic Wiener Schnitzel or spicy Thai dishes accentuates the wine's fruit-forward profile. Cheese lovers would find joy in pairing this with creamy goat cheese or even a tangy blue cheese, allowing the wine's acidity to cut through and create a harmonious medley of flavors.