White Merlot – Brandon Hills Vineyard

Our wine tonight is the White Merlot from Brandon Hills Vineyard in North Carolina's Yadkin Valley. Vintage 2012. Pale orange in color. Processed of 100% Yadkin Valley AVA grown Merlot grapes. Nose of grapefruit, orange, cranberry, and strawberry. Mild tannins. Semi-sweet. 3.5% residual sugar. Flavor notes of cherry pie, strawberries, raspberries, kiwi, guava, and bananas... Continue Reading →

Zinfandel Blanc de Noir – Biltmore Estate

Our wine tonight is the Zinfandel Blanc de Noir from Biltmore Estate Winery. Vintage 2018 Vibrant color of pink grapefruit. Tropical fruit aromas of rambutan, kiwano, and jackfruit. Crisp, semi-sweet. Flavor notes of strawberries, raspberries, cranberries, and pear. Finishing with lingering notes true to a Zinfandel. 11% ABV. $12 a bottle. Considering this wine is... Continue Reading →

Our Wine Tonight; Rosé – Parker-Binns Vineyard

Our wine tonight is the Rosé from Parker-Binns Vineyard in the Tryon Foothills. Rosé of estate Merlot & Cab Franc. Light salmon in color. Cold pressed. Provençal Style. Nose of fresh sliced strawberries, blood oranges, green apples, and spring honeysuckle and roses. Light and crisp. Dry on the palate, notes of strawberries, cranberries, lemon drops,... Continue Reading →

Black Rose – Wellborn Winery

Our wine tonight is the Black Rose from Wellborn "wine in the woods" Winery in Travelers Rest, South Carolina. Rosé of 100% South Carolina grown Lenoir. Beautiful dark rosé color. Shows nice legs. Nose of freshly cut ripe strawberries and orange cream soda. Sweet on the tongue though not overly. Flavor notes very jammy, ripe... Continue Reading →

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