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Husch Vineyards Wines Launch in Connecticut

By November 29, 2020Connecticut, Top News

2019 Husch Mendocino Chenin Blanc; 2018 Husch Anderson Valley Pinot Noir, with a Wine Enthusiast 92-point rating; 2018 Husch Mendocino Cabernet Sauvignon; 2019 Husch Mendocino Chardonnay; and 2019 Husch Anderson Valley Dry Gewürztraminer, awarded 91 points. Available but not pictured is 2016 Husch Late Harvest Gewürztraminer, with a 93-point Wine Enthusiast rating.

Fine Terroir Selections is pleased to welcome Husch Vineyards to its portfolio. Husch Vineyards, now in its third generation, was the first bonded, post-Prohibition winery to open in the Anderson Valley, as well as the first to plant Pinot Noir in the Valley. Husch was established in 1968 and celebrates more than 50 years of family farming. Located in Mendocino County’s famed Anderson Valley, the climate receives a strong cooling influence from fog from the nearby Pacific Ocean, where its Pinot Noir, Gewürztraminer and Chardonnay thrive on 21 acres, which include the winery, tasting room and the historic Husch House along the Navarro River. Husch Vineyards also uses grapes from La Ribera Vineyards in the Ukiah Valley in inland Mendocino, a much warmer microclimate, ideal for such Bordeaux varietals as Cabernet Sauvignon and Sauvignon Blanc. Chardonnay and Chenin Blanc are also grown in this location. Recently, Husch has acquired the “Garzini Ranch,” an old vine vineyard that includes blocks of Zinfandel and Petite Sirah dating back to the 1940s. Husch Vineyards is dedicated to sustainable farming practices, which include no-till farming and erosion control. All vineyards are certified fish-friendly. A selection of its varietals is newly available to the Connecticut market.

 

 

 

 

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