Boundary Breaks

"Boundary Breaks is a vineyard located on the east side of Seneca Lake in the Finger Lakes AVA of New York. In 2007, owner Bruce Murray purchased a 120-acre farm that had been in the same family since 1850. Murray's goal was to develop a vineyard that could yield Finger Lakes Rieslings that were comparable to some of the great Rieslings of Germany and Alsace. The vineyard site is exceptional. There are 70 acres of open farmland that had previously been planted to row crops like corn and soybeans. The soils are characterized as "Cazenovia Silt Loam" which is tested at an optimal pH typical of calcareous soils. These soils are considered ideal for producing complex aromatic white wines. The focus for Boundary Breaks is exclusively Riesling. There are four wines that are made in four different styles ranging from bone dry to medium sweet. The styles also utilize different clones of Riesling. The focus and dedication of the project is a revelation in the region and one which is helping redefine the potential in the the Finger Lakes AVA."

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Boundary Breaks 'Bubbly' Dry Riesling 2017
"For this Bubbly Dry, we start with a very dry Riesling, cool it down near freezing, then add carbon dioxide. Crisp, refreshing, and exploding with ripe flavors of peaches, apples, and apricots, it's a deliciously dry bubbly that will be sure to delight the palate!"~Distributor Notes
Item Number: 30612

Boundary Breaks Riesling Ice Wine 2018
Please note this is a 375mL (wine) bottle, which is smaller than a regular 750mL bottle!
"The 2018 Riesling Ice Wine was naturally frozen on the vine and picked in January. Orange peel and spice notes accent layers of sweet honey, pineapple and mango in this lusciously sweet, silky ice wine. Big, unctuous and mouth-coating, with an underlying core of acidity that enlivens the wine and
Item Number: 30170
Case: $305.70

Boundary Breaks 'Harmonic Red' 2016
"Our vineyard site is close to the shore of Seneca Lake which allows us to achieve maximum ripeness in our red fruit. This is a Bordeaux-style wine made with 36% Cabernet Franc; 44% Merlot and 20% Cabernet Sauvignon."~Winery Notes
Item Number: 29910

Boundary Breaks 'No. 239' Dry Riesling 2017
91  James Suckling 
James Suckling 91 "This super vibrant dry riesling is brimming with white-peach and apple-blossom aromas. Although only medium-bodied, it is both juicy and crisp, ripe and energetic. The best thing is the long, very clean and rather mineral finish."  "Bright with citrusy acidity, the aromas of
Item Number: 28533
Case: $179.40

Boundary Breaks Vineyard Ovid Line North Riesling 2016
90  James Suckling 
James Suckling 90 "This is the "basic" bottling from Boundary Breaks, made only in part from estate fruit, but it has a full apple and blackcurrant bouquet that's juicy and just off-dry with good length and a very clean finish."  "Whiffs of herbs and green florals persist from start to finish on
Item Number: 26136

Boundary Breaks 'No. 239' Dry Riesling 2016
93  James Suckling 
James Suckling 93 "Although this is still a bit closed, it has the same kind of exotic aromas (mango!) as the previous two vintages and the same kind of power and concentration too. The racy acidity easily keeps the 13.5% alcohol in check, and the finish has a stunning mineral freshness. Drink from

Boundary Breaks Vineyard Ovid Line North Riesling 2015
"Whiffs of herbs and green florals persist from start to finish on this elegant off-dry Riesling. The palate is lush with ripe white-peach flavor, but blossomy and bright with a streak of lemon-lime acidity. Finishes long with a delicately lacy sweetness."~Distributor Notes

Boundary Breaks Vineyard Ovid Line North Riesling 2014
91  Vinous Media 
Vinous Media 91+ "A pert, high-toned, and rocky wine the 2014 ‘OLN’ from Boundary Breaks is still quite young and wound-up. The nose offers scents of honeycomb, wax, and white peach. In the mouth it is vertical and a bit shy. That said, there is a certain weight to the core, it is just currently

Boundary Breaks Vineyard No.198 Reserve Riesling 2013
91  Wine Enthusiast 
Wine Enthusiast 91 "A waxy vein of petroleum cuts enticingly through juicy-sweet pink grapefruit and peach flavors in this dainty semisweet Riesling. It's vivaciously spry yet finishes long on a lingering lacy veil of sweetness. Drink now through 2022."  "Boundary Breaks is a vineyard located on

Boundary Breaks 'No. 239' Dry Riesling 2014
92  Vinous Media 
Wine Enthusiast 92 Wine Enthusiast Top 100 Wines of 2016 #65 "Honeysuckle and orange blossoms perfume this bright, ebullient wine full of ripe grapefruit and pineapple flavors. While dry in style, it juxtaposes a lusciously rich, penetrating palate against a pulsating backbone of lemon-line

Boundary Breaks Vineyard Ovid Line North Riesling 2013
89  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 89 "The 2013 Riesling "Ovid Line North" Single Vineyard is an unoaked blend of various clones with 33 grams per liter of residual sugar. This is the winery's workhorse wine, with about 2,500 cases of their total of 4,000. Yet, it is quite lovely. How can you go wrong at this price?

Boundary Breaks Vineyard No.198 Reserve Riesling 2012
91  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 91 "The 2012 Riesling Reserve "No. 198 Single Clone" is unoaked with 54 grams per liter of residual sugar and 10% alcohol. Late harvested, it is compared to a German Spatlese, says owner Bruce Murray. That's a lot of residual sugar, to be sure, but he's more or less right. It isn't