100% Carignan. Deep purple in color. Aromas of fresh wild berries, black cherry, herbs, violets, earth, barnyard, leather, and delicate oak notes. Continuing to the palate blackberry, sweet spice that add freshness, chocolate, tobacco, vanilla, graphite a
95% Carmenere, 5% Cabernet Sauvignon. Deep ruby in color. A harmonious and complex nose with notes of blackberry, black cherry, black plum, violets, blackberry jam, chocolate, toasted wood tones, leather, white pepper, spice, lightly herbaceous. Adding i
100% Cabernet Sauvignon. Deep ruby color with purple tinges. Intensely aromatic with notes of violets, mulberry, black cherry, plum, blackberry, vanilla, cassis, hints of black pepper, bay leaf, and spice. Continuing on the palate, flavors of raspberry, b
Aromas of bright citrus accompanied by superb minerality. On the palate fruity flavors of grapefruit, pineapple, lemon and lime zest combine with a balanced minerality, giving it a nice freshness. Aged 100% in stainless steel tanks.
So many events, so little time, friends. We have your events here! This past Saturday marked the beginning of October, and that means it is once again yes, Virginia, its Virginia Wine Month. This month vineyard crews, cellar rats, harvest interns, assistant winemakers, and winemakers themselves are spending long grueling hours harvesting their fruit, getting it fermented and turned into wine before it gets its rest over the winter. For the Virginia wine fans, there are lots of events including harvest festivals, wine dinners, bonfires, live music, food trucks, and even a few opportunities to stomp on grapes a la Lucy in Italy. (You know that you want to. Just admit it.)
Good Day, City Vino, fans! Your somewhat humble (sorta, kinda) blog writer, Kathy, is glad to be back writing after a several week health hiatus. Yes, it started with mild COVID, which I had managed to elude for two and a half years. Then on its heels, a severe sinus infection chaser. My sense of smell and taste were altered for a good three weeks, but it’s all coming back to me, so let’s get to it and talk wine! Woo!
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