Holiday Red – Burntshirt Vineyards

Our wine tonight is the Holiday Red from Burntshirt Vineyards in Hendersonville, North Carolina. Blend of Chambourcin and Cabernet Franc. Crest of the Blue Ridge Henderson County AVA. Non-Vintage. Though we did buy this bottle during the 2018 Christmas season. Beautiful dark ruby color with a bright garnet rim. Nose of chocolate covered cherries, fresh... Continue Reading →

Rustic Red – Wellborn Winery

Our wine tonight is the Rustic Red from Wellborn Winery in Travelers Rest, South Carolina. Produced of locally grown Chambourchin. Non- vintage. Light ruby in color. Nose of fresh baked blueberry muffins, raspberries, passion fruit, dark cherries and the forest after a morning mist. Semi-sweet. Flavor notes of tart raspberries, red currants, boysenberries, and a... Continue Reading →

Chambourcin – Misty Creek Vineyard

Tonight we dusted off a bottle of 2008 estate Chambourcin from Misty Creek Vineyards in Mocksville, North Carolina. 100% produced of estate grown Chambourcin in North Carolina's Yadkin Valley AVA. Lightly aged in Hungarian oak. Beautiful color of violet. Nose of chocolate covered cherries, pluff mud, and sarsaparilla. Light residual sugar. Off dry. Mild tannins... Continue Reading →

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