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 →

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 →

Versailles “DI” – Divine Llama Vineyards

Our wine tonight is the Versailles "Si" from Divine Llama Vineyards in North Carolina's Yadkin Valley AVA. Blend of 90% Traminette and 10% Peach juice. Light straw in color. Non-vintage. Aromatic floral and fruity nose of honeysuckle, lily, fresh thyme, peach, kiwi, and lime. Light bodied and crisp. Sweet notes on the tongue of peach,... Continue Reading →

Rock & Rail – Jones von Drehle Vineyards

Our wine tonight is the 2012 Rock & Rail from Jones von Drehle Vineyards and Winery in North Carolina's Yadkin Valley. A Boudreaux styled estate blended table wine Floral nose, medium bodied, lingering flavor notes of black cherry. AVA: Yadkin Valley Winery Escapade scoring on the American Wine Society twenty point scale. Appearance: 3 Aroma:... Continue Reading →

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