Petit Verdot - originally characterized as the lesser known Bordeaux Variety used in Bordeaux blends to provide depth and color. In Virginia, the terroir and climate leads to excellent varietal character such that in the best harvest years one should bottle the varietal rather then blend off this magnificent wine.
The 2017 vintage is a full bodied dark and chewy wine. Aromas of crushed plum, rich earth and slate entice one further where concentrated blue and blackberry fruit, plus hints of vanilla await. The perfect wine to enjoy with hearty beef dishes.
Gerbino Extra Virgin Olive Oil - Straight from our "sorella della cantina" (sister winery), this olive oil is a blend of Nocellara del Belice and Biancolilla olives from Di Giovanna's olive grove in the hillside of Contessa Entellina, province of Palermo. The olive groves are carefully nurtured throughout the cultivation process by Gunther and wife, Melissa (the Gadino's Niece), following strict organic methods.
. Crafted in the sur-lie style and aged in Allier French Oak for 6 months, this barrel select wine is soft and creamy on the palate with true chardonnay characters. Weighty notes of citron, candy apple and vanilla followed by a lingering oak finish make this an excellent choice with Scrimp Scampi, Salmon and blackened Tuna or Grouper.
GOLD MEDAL 2019 Virginia Governors Cup winner
A sublime and well structured blend of Cab Sauvignon (36%), Cab Franc (29%), Merlot (28%) and Petit Verdot (7%). Complex aromas of forest floor and wild blackberry. Tastes of Blackberry, raspberry and hints of cocoa fill the palate leading to a lingering vanilla oak finish. Aging potential to 2025 and beyond. Save this wine for your best steak!
A rich aroma of plums with a delicate floral note and a palate full of tart cherry and white pepper, with hints of cocoa and licorice lead to a lengthy finish from the significant tannins.
GOLD MEDAL winner 2019 Virginia Governors Cup
Aged for 18 months in a combination of American and French oak, this vintage of our “old vines” reserve Cab Franc greets you with distinct aromas of forest floor and baking spices, and an undertone of black cherry and vanilla. Smooth and silky, this medium-plus Franc has flavors of red current and blackberry with a touch of white pepper that will accentuate as this wine ages. A well-structured wine that will get better and better over the next 7-8 years. Enjoy with grilled or roasted pork dishes, veal and duck.
SILVER MEDAL 2020 Virginia Governors Cup winner
A sublime and well structured blend of Cab Sauvignon (36%), Cab Franc (29%), Merlot (28%) and Petit Verdot (7%). Complex aromas of forest floor and wild blackberry. The rich structured tannins will continue to soften further revealing a full palate layered with blackberry, raspberry, hints of cocoa and a lingering vanilla oak finish.
A surprisingly elegant semi-sweet wine (2.5% Residual Sugar) designed to be enjoyed by all generations.
Clean with ample fruit and a silky mouthfeel. Aromas of honeysuckle greet the nose, followed by flavors of honeydew, pear and a hint of spice. Balanced acidity make this a wine that can also be enjoyed with Thai and Asian dishes....think sweet with spicy!
This elegant wine offers fruit and spiciness in the nose along with a tantalizing palate of cherry, mocha, tobacco and a hint of clove. Recemtly awarded Silver Medal at American Wine Society International Competition.
Enjoy this wine with a nice filet mignon or venison steaks with a mushroom wine sauce.
This delightful seasonal semi-dry wine has beautiful and zingy tropical aromas that set up mouth filling flavors of pineapple, almond, and nuances of lemon zest with a bold crisp finish.
Excellent with Southwestern cuisine, strong hard cheeses, foie gras or lightly spiced dishes like prawns with lemon grass and ginger.
Reminiscent of a Provencal Rose, this off dry rose entices with fresh picked strawberry aromas and hints of cranberry. The palate unfolds with pomegranate and light red cherry mixed with strawberry. Its Sweet-tart palate is perfect with baked or roasted ham and charcuterie boards. A nice fun wine anytime!
This is a port style wine with 17.5% alcohol by volume and 10% residual sugar and as such is designated a "Red Dessert Wine" by the Federal Government. This is 77% Chambourcin and 23% Cabernet Sauvignon and was aged for 30 months in French oak. This wine is characterized by lush flavors of berries, chocolate, and hints of licorice and mocha followed by a long silky smooth finish.
Finale is a wonderful accompaniment to sharp, nutty cheeses, cheesecake, macadamia coconut cookies or dark chocolate desserts.