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Sheldrake Point Winery on Cayuga Lake

Sheldrake Point Winery on Cayuga Lake Sheldrake Point Vineyard, LLC. is a New York State Limited Liability Company founded in 1997. The company is licensed as a New York State Farm Winery and owns and operates a 155 acre farm located on the shores of Cayuga Lake in the Finger Lakes, a vineyard of 40 acres planted to Vinifera vines, a winery producing 6000 cases and a Café serving savory American cuisine. Our current investor Members are drawn from five families. Members who are company officers include Chuck Tauck as Senior Managing Partner (principal owner) and Bob Madill as Winegrower, General Manager and partner. Member Greg Sandor, who founded the company and acted as General Manager from 1997 through the spring of 1999, is currently General Manager for Galluccio Family Wineries on Long Island. Michael and Marjorie Adams live in Australia and are engaged in developing a wine export business.

Set in the heart of New York's scenic Finger Lakes, Sheldrake Point is located on the western shore of Cayuga Lake, 20 miles south of Geneva / Seneca Falls and 20 miles north of Ithaca. Getting to Sheldrake Point Vineyards is easy . . . Follow NY Route 89 north from Ithaca or south from Seneca Falls. Look for signs directing you down County Road 139 to Sheldrake. Then take a right at the little four-way stop onto County Road 153 and it's only a few hundred yards down on the right. From Geneva, take NY Route 96A south towards Ithaca. A few miles south of the blinking red light in Ovid, look for the green Cayuga Wine Trail signs directing you left onto County Road 138. This will take you down to NY Route 89. Turn right and follow the signs per above.

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7448 County Road 153, Ovid, NY, US, 14521 Email:
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  Barrel Reserve Cabernet Franc
Aged for 16 months in oak & blended with a small amount of Cabernet Sauvignon it shows rich flavors of plum & black currant, finishing with hints of cocoa. Silver & Bronze Medals
  Barrel Reserve Meritage
Our flagship red wine from the extraordinary 2001 harvest. Full bodied showing blackberry & blueberry aromas, dark fruit in the mouth and a lingering finish.
  Barrel Reserve Merlot
The characteristic ruby red color leads one into soft, subtle aromas of cherry, violet & blackberry, following through its full, smooth texture.
  Barrel Reserve Pinot Noir
The earthy blend of spice, aged wood, cherry, and beetroot make this Red a complex, textured match for savory regional cuisine.
  Barrel Select Chardonnay
The fresh, vibrant apple & quince flavors plus a hint of vanilla are tightly woven within delicate aromas of butter and hazelnut.
  Cab Franc Nouveau
Sheldrake Point introduces our 2004 Cabernet Franc Nouveau wine! Fresh, fruity, and appealing, this friendly aromatic red wine celebrates the holiday season and the new vintage.
  Cabernet Franc
The luscious blackberry, cherry & violet aromas invite you to savor the broad, balanced palate of this age-worthy red. A wonderful wine from one of the best vintages in the Finger Lakes. Silver & Bronze medals.
  Cabernet Sauvignon
An appealing garnet color leads to flavors of firm, fresh cherries. This medium-bodied varietal entices with smooth textures & an elegant finish.
  Dry Riesling
Lively aromas of apples and lemons give way to the textures of those fruits at their peak freshness – vibrant, crisp, just a tad sweet, lingering on the palate.
  Dry Rosé
This dry, Mediterranean styled Rosé reflects a hint of new oak with cranberry, blackberry and violet. A versatile food-friendly wine perfect with appetizers or entrees or simply lunch with friends. Bronze Medal.
A taste of Spring in every sip! Aromas of strawberry & raspberry mingle with the flavors of white pepper in a light, food-friendly light-bodied Red.
  Ice Wine - Cabernet Franc -
The inviting tawny red color leads your senses through aromas and tastes of luscious strawberry and figs. This dessert wine is complex, yet soft, on the palate through the lingering finish. 375 ml (RS 18 brix) Silver Medal.
  Luckystone Red
A blend of Pinot Noir, Merlot and Cabernet Franc. Round, full and softly textured with notes of dark fruit and oak notes make for an easy-drinking, everyday table wine.
Pleasant aromas of blackberry and plums are given depth by subtle finishing overtones of soft oak as the fresh flavors flow over your palate.
Celebrate the 2005 harvest with this Cabernet Franc Nouveau. Made by carbonic maceration in the traditions of Beaujolais, this light, dry red shows lots of fruit and good fun. An easy wine to enjoy with family and friends!
  Pinot Gris
Compared with the fleshy Pinot Gris of Oregon, our version is modeled after the sleek, juicy, mouth-filling style found in Alsace, France.
  Pinot Noir
Prepare your senses for earthy aromas of raspberry, fig & mushroom, leading your palate through subtlety flowing tastes that will round out in a lengthy, inviting finish. A great wine for grilled meats, salmon or bold, flavorful pasta.
  Raspberry Splash
Aromatic raspberry flavors bounce out of the glass. This rich, sweet wine is delicious to sip on its own, or paired with a decadent dark chocolate dessert, or over ice-cream. 375 ml (RS 11%)
  Reserve Riesling
Discover this special Riesling from 2003. Dry, with inviting mineral tones and a racy acidity. (R.S 0.6%) Silver & Gold Medals
A crisp, fruity wine presenting aromatic flavors of Granny Smith apple, lime and pineapple with every tantalizing mouthful of this semi-dry wine.
  Riesling Ice Wine
The subtle aromas and flavors of baked apples and peaches are supported by a mouth-watering acidity. Silky and full on your palate, the sensation is completed with an appealingly racy, sweet finish. Silver Medal. 375 ml (RS 20.7 brix)
  Summer Blush
A rosy & peachy semi-sweet wine produced from Cayuga White and a little Cabernet Franc to give it color. Plain and simple, this is a fun wine!
  Summer Red
A deliciously sweet, full and round red wine fashioned from Cabernet Franc and Cabernet Sauvignon.
  Summer White
This fruity blend of amber honey aromas followed by crisp lemon and apple tastes and textures is a perennial Sheldrake Point favorite.
  Waterfall Chardonnay
Subtle aromas with butter-like, amber oak overtones lead into flowing tastes of fresh apple and vanilla, rounded out by subtle hints of tea & caramel.


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