A pleasant white wine of typical white Rhone varietals comprising Viognier, Marsanne, and Roussanne. All were fermented individually in stainless steel and subsequently blended. This wine’s wine aromatics include apple, peach, and citrus with a touch of toastiness. It is enjoyed alone, or with fish, fowl, or hard cheeses.
Inspired by the exotic white Rhone Valley blends of Southern France, our flagship white wine is the perfect marriage of 45 percent Viognier, 30 percent Roussanne and 39 percent Marsanne. Sixteen percent of RLV III uses new French oak to impart a hint of vanilla; the balance ferments in stainless steel. The result is a wine with a complex bouquet of jasmine, honey, apricot and pear. Nuanced floral and tropical fruit accent the body and deliver a delightful and lingering aftertaste. Enjoy RLV III with poultry, especially grilled quail, dove and pheasant.
This 100 % unoaked Marsanne presents with pale straw color, offering lemon, Asian pear, and almond, with flint and mineral character and cleansing acidity. It is a versatile food wine best enjoyed with pairings of hard cheese, shellfish, pasta with white sauce and poultry
This delightful dry Orange Muscat offers fragant orange blossom and honeysuckle with a white stone fruit finish. RLV Imprint is a lovely wine with aromatic freshness and acidity and easy accessibility that drinks well alone or pairs with fish and poultry dishes.
This vibrant white wine made from the Albariño grape combines bright apple and refreshing citrus flavors. RLV Nocturnal delivers high acidity, dry taste and subtle saltiness. For seafood lovers, this is a fantastic choice for pairing with dishes like shrimp, fish tacos, ceviche and seafood pasta.
This luscious red is an exotic proprietary blend projecting luscious blackberry and ripe cherry fruit with a generous soft finish. A fruit-forward red, RLV Rojo is a pleasant sipper with or without food. Serve slightly chilled and enjoy on the patio with barbecue, brisket, pizza, burgers, and spicy Texas and Mexican fare.
This Tempranillo shows earthy black cherry, plum, currant, tobacco and leather with enjoyable balance and finish and soft tannin structure. Hearty meats, chops, steaks, and stews would pair well with this full bodied wine.
Full bodied blend of Sangiovese, Montepulciano and Barbera showing expressive red fruit character enticingly layered with accents of black cherry and black currants. Its robust structure pairs well with hearty meat courses yet accompanies pastas with red sauce equally well.
This elegant blend presents deep ruby in color with dark red and black fruit on the palate ranging from kirsch to cassis, with accents of black tea and cloves. The oak is well integrated and restrained. The finish gently lingers.
This bold wine is an interpretation of a Texas Bordeaux styled blend with light purple color and moderate tannin structure. The nose evokes forest floor and earth while the aromatics bring forward black currant and cassis with accents of graphite, tar and tobacco completed with a long juicy finish, complementing its name.
This beautiful rosé has been an award winner since we first introduced it. Described by Texas Monthly in 2018 as a “stunner, stunner, stunner,” The Cinsault Rosé is a 100-perent stainless steel, cold fermentation wine with only hours of skin contact to impart its faint, Provençal color. Mirroring its ethereal appearance, this lovely wine has a soft and delicately sweet taste of red raspberry and strawberry fruit with a hint of spice on the finish. Bright acidity balances the subtle fruit characteristics of this wine. Enjoy RLV Cinsault Rosé alone or with Mediterranean cuisine, classic bistro fare or creamy blue cheese and strawberries.
RLV Cinsault Rosé has been named Number One Dry Rose in Texas by Texas Wine Journal (2018), Top 10 Rose of Summer 2018 by Texas Monthly, SILVER winner in the 2019 San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition. SILVER Medal winner in the International Rosé Competition 2018, BRONZE Medal in the 2018 Rodeo Uncorked! International Wine Competition, Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo and BRONZE Medal at the 2019 TEXSOM International Wine Competition.
Past Vintages: SILVER Medal in the 2017 TEXSOM International Wine Competition, and DOUBLE GOLD, Class Champion in the 2017 Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo International Wine Competition.
This wine is a blend of Cinsault 98% and Syrah 2% and evokes red berry, roses, quince, with tropical notes and pleasing acidity. It is well enjoyed alone or pre-dinner but pairs well with shellfish, bistro fare, and light hor d’oeuvers.
This Rhone style rose blend is Provencal style in color and character. A dry Rose offering strawberry, raspberry, guava and red roses with lively acidity and vibrant fresh finish. Perfect pre-dinner but also pairs well with shellfish, bistro fare, and light hor d’oeuvers.