Where We’ve Wined Local Lately – April-July 2021

Got’a stop and check progress of the major expansion at Cityscape Winery in Pelzer. Picked up Wine Club selections at Marked Tree Vineyard in Flat Rock! The sunlight is playing tricks on my camera! You know you’ll find us at Parker-Binns Vineyard and Winery. Love our friends at Wandering Bard Meadery in Greenville. Always fun... Continue Reading →

Pinot Noir – Eagle Mountain Winery

Non-Vintage Pinot Noir Vintner’s Reserve, Soaring Eagle Collection. Eagle Mountain Vineyards and Winery in Travelers Rest, South Carolina. Pinot Noir juice of Temecula, California. Medium-pale ruby in color.with a youthful light colored rim. Medium intensity nose of cherry, raspberry, red plum, cranberry, and caramel. Medium-Light body with medium-plus acidity and low tannins. High alcohol showing... Continue Reading →

Howell Mountain Hindsight Cabernet Sauvignon

Hindsight. Vintage 2015. Single vineyard. Bella Vetta Vineyard, Howell Mountain, Napa Valley. Howell Mountain is one of Napa Valley’s most prestigious AVA’s. Vibrant deep purple in color. Will benefit from decanting. Nose of blackberry, dark cherry, mocha, cedar, and cigar box. Dry on the palate, full bodied with robust tannins but smooth as opposed to... Continue Reading →

Révant – Biltmore Estate

Révant Biltmore Estate Winery White wine blend. Pale lemon in color. Nose of white peach, honeysuckle, lemon, banana, lychee, and cream cheese. Light bodied with medium-high acidity. Labeled as off-dry but drinks more semi-sweet. Flavor profile prominent of white peach, persimmon, banana, paw paw, lemon custard, and cream. The finish is short but pleasant. An... Continue Reading →

Cuvée Richeaume – Domaine Richeaume

Cuvée Richeaume from Domaine Richeaume in France. Vintage 2016 Dark ruby in color with a purple rim. Red Provence wine. Expressive nose of cedar, damp forest leaves, tobacco, black tea, black licorice, and earthy spices. Blend of 47% Cabernet Sauvignon, 42% Syrah, 8% Merlot, 3% Carignan. Richeaume Vineyard on the red flanks of Cézanne’s beloved... Continue Reading →

Love Drunk Rosé

Our wine tonight is “Love Drunk”, a Rosè from Oregon’s Maison Noir Wines. This brand was established by Sommelier Andrè Hueston Mack. Check the link above to learn about this wine superstar. Pinot Noir -Chardonnay blend. Beautiful light pale salmon in color. Nose of strawberry, watermelon, pink grapefruit., lemonade, and honey. Off dry Pronounced flavors... Continue Reading →

Baby Doll Legs – The Cottage Winery

Baby Doll Legs from The Cottage Vineyard and Winery in Cleveland, Georgia. Rosé of Blanc du Bois Blanc du Bois is a Hybrid grape cultivar developed at the University of Florida.  Blanc du Bois wines can be difficult to achieve a commercially acceptable clarity and is therefore often used in blends. We suspect this wine... 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 →

Ginger Blue – Fat Ass Heifer Cidery

Color of burnt orange. Serve chilled.  Still not sparkling. Semi-Dry.  Nose of ginger and sliced crabapple.  Flavor profile up front of blueberry, finishing more of tart apple and ginger. Lighter citrus notes and hints of minerality linger.  5% ABV Fat Ass Heifer Cidery is a small craft Cidery in the small community of Campobello nestled... Continue Reading →

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