Our wine tonight is the Altitude 3400 from Burntshirt Vineyards in Hendersonville, North Carolina.
Blend of Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, and Chambourcin.
AVA: Crest of the Blue Ridge Henderson County.
Deep purple in color.
Pronounced nose of cherry, plum, cola, and tertiary hints of dark roasted coffee.
Off dry and medium bodied with approachable medium tannins.
Flavor notes of cherry, plum, blackberry, light oak, and vanilla.
Finish is medium yet balanced and smooth.
Jen-Nis Wine Marketing score of 88 points.
$24 a bottle. Ships most states via VinoShipper.
Burntshirt Vineyards is on Sugarloaf Rd. in Hendersonville, directly facing their lower vineyard and also with a tasting room and bistro in Lake Lure, North Carolina.