Vintage 2020 Riesling Mountain Brook Vineyards Tryon Foothills, North Carolina Beautiful yellow gold in color. Excellent clarity. Vibrant tropical bouquet of pineapple, kiwi, mango, and lime, with hints of pear and a delicate floral note of jasmine. Hints of sweetness on the tongue…medium acidity with a medium-light body. Complex tropical notes on the tongue, pineapple,Continue reading “Riesling – Mountain Brook Vineyards”
Sangiovese North Carolina grown. Mountain Brook Vineyards in Tryon, North Carolina. Vintage 2019. Decanted for 30 minutes. Medium ruby in color. Medium pronounced aromas of cranberries , dried cherries, cocoa, lilac, and black tea. Medium high body with high acidity and high tannins. Medium pronounced flavor notes of cherries, cranberries, red plums, dried figs, cedar,Continue reading “Sangiovese – Mountain Brook Vineyards”
Vintage 2013 Merlot – Mountain Brook Vineyards Wines in North Carolina are typically produced for immediate consumption. Though we certainly know some will cellar well for up to 8-10 years! So with this 8 year old Merlot, there was naturally some concern. Well rest assured, this wine has held up remarkably well. Amazingly, this MerlotContinue reading “2013 Merlot – Mountain Brook Vineyards”
We’ll keep this pinned toward the top of our page and do our best to keep it updated as we hear interesting industry tidbits. E-mail tidbits to WineryEscapades@gmail.com or text Dennis @ 864-357-1435 Let’s get going!!! Jones Von Drehle is constructing an amphitheater near the vineyards. Rumor is it’ll seat up to 2,000 people. MyContinue reading “Local Vineyard and Winery Tidbits, Notes, and News!”
Our wine tonight is the Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon from Discovery Heights . Vintage 2017. Sonoma County. Decanted 30 minutes. Dark inky blackish in color with a bright ruby rim. Nose of black cherry jam, blackberry, black plums, black licorice, black pepper, pipe tobacco, and pencil lead. Medium plus body with finely grained tannins, balanced acidityContinue reading “Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon – Discovery Heights”
We hosted a livestream discussion on the future of the wineries if the Tryon Foothills wine region. A discussion on the evolution of viticulture and winemaking in the Tryon Foothills. Could an AVA designation be in the future? Tuesday, October 13, 2020 Joining our live discussion were the next generation of the families who ownContinue reading “Discussion on the Wine Future of the Tryon Foothills Region!”
Four wineries in the Tryon Foothills are keeping the viticulture and winemaking tradition going with live music, fine wine, and smiling faces serving up the weekend fun. Each winery offering a vibe unique and different yet intrinsically enticing.