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 →

Riesling – Point Lookout Vineyards

Our wine tonight is the Riesling from Point Lookout Vineyards in Hendersonville, North Carolina. Vintage 2016. Riesling from North Carolina. Light golden color. Nose exhibiting soft minerality, pink grapefruit, lemon, and freshly sliced golden delicious apples. Off dry on the palate. Crisp with medium acidity. Flavor notes of lemon meringue pie, Bosc pears, green vegetables,... Continue Reading →

Queen – St. Paul Mountain Vineyards

Our wine tonight is the Queen from St. Paul Mountain Vineyards in Hendersonville, North Carolina. Sweet Red blend, 80% Cabernet Franc. Aged 6 months in oak. Expressive red plums, blackberries, cherry cola, and fresh vanilla bean on the nose. Flavor notes of overripe blackberries, figs, fresh baked cherry pie right out of the oven, black... Continue Reading →

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