Cabernet Sauvignon

Cabernet Sauvignon A naturally occurring cross varietal of Cabernet Franc and Sauvignon Blanc. Black grape varietal originating from the South of France, notably the Left Bank of Bordeaux. Notable for pronounced black fruit and herbaceous aromas and flavors. Can produce outstanding wines that will age in the bottle for many, many years. Requires moderate to... Continue Reading →

Touriga – Kaya Vineyards

Vintage 2016 AVA: Dahlonega Plateau Kaya Vineyards and Winery Aged in oak barrels. Touriga Nacional is a Portuguese grape varietal. This varietal is used as an important blending component in fortified Port wines of the Douro Valley in Northern Portugal. The vines produce small clusters of small berries resulting in low yields. The original stock... Continue Reading →

Cabernet Franc – Marked Tree Vineyard

Marked Tree Vineyard in Flat Rock, North Carolina. AVA: Crest of the Blue Ridge Henderson County. Vintage 2018. Medium ruby in color. Medium nose of raspberry, cranberry, redcurrant, baker’s chocolate, and pepper . Dry with medium tannins, medium acidity, and medium alcohol. Medium intensity flavor profile with notes of redcurrant, raspberry, bell pepper, pipe tobacco,... Continue Reading →

Sweet Red – Oliver Winery

Sweet Red Wine Oliver Winery and Vineyards. Soft Wine Collection. Non-vintage. Red blend dominate of Concord. Medium nose cherry cola, watermelon, cranberry, and orange blossom honey. Color is medium ruby.. Light body with medium acidity and low tannins. Best served lightly chilled. This wine is sweet. Medium flavor intensity of cherry cola, raspberry, red plum,... Continue Reading →

Chambourcin

French-American Hybrid Pronunciation: SHAM-bore-sin. Unknown parentage. Vinifera most similar to would be Pinot Noir. Chambourcin is teinturier grape, meaning it’s flesh and juice are naturally red-hued. (Most red grapes have white juice and develop their color only from soaking on the red skins) Chambourcin Produces a deep purple wine. Medium bodied with crisp acidity and... Continue Reading →

Cash Back on Wine

Absolutely you can earn cash back on retail purchases of wine. Seriously! I mean like $3 back per bottle. We have fun trying different wines from around the world, by trying and redeeming the wine offers on Ibotta! Click link here to sign up ➡️ IBOTTA Yes indeed, we do earn rewards when you sign... Continue Reading →

Prunus Private Selection – Gota Wines

Our wine tonight is the 2016 Dão Prunus Private Selection.  Vintage 2016. Red blend of 80% Jaen, 10% Tinta Roriz, 5% Alfrocheiro, and 5% other varietals. Dão, Portugal wine region. Aged six months in French Oak and six months in the bottle. Deep garnet color. Medium nose of plum, blackberry, rose petals, light oak and... Continue Reading →

Omen Red Blend 2017

Omen Red Blend. Sierra Foothills. Vintage 2017. Zinfandel 50% Barbera 25% Syrah 15% Petit Sirah 10% Aged in French Oak - 30% New 70% Decanted 60 minutes. Medium ruby in color. Medium intensity nose of blackberry, blueberry, black plum, black licorice, and pepper. Off dry with a full body and medium acidity, complemented with medium-high... Continue Reading →

O’Cellars Meritage – Burntshirt Vineyards

Our wine tonight in celebration of #OTBN #NCWine is the Meritage from Burntshirt Vineyards.  Vintage 2016. Bordeaux blend of estate grown Cabernet Sauvignon 48%, Petit Verdot 19%, Cabernet Franc 16%, Merlot 9%, Malbec 8%.  Crest of the Blue Ridge Henderson County AVA Keep in mind, Meritage rhymes with heritage, not garage. Click link above to learn... Continue Reading →

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