Transport yourself back to beautiful Barcelona. Now, imagine a refreshing Sangria with aromas of black cherries and caramel; the taste of raspberries and candied plums. Introducing Sanctuary Vineyards Sangria base. Pair with your favorite fruit juice, and fresh fruit. Pare with Paella and crusty bread.
A powerful and tannic blend of Petit Verdot and Tannat, this wine features a nose redolent of toasty oak and espresso, with dark berries, fig and leather on the nose. Tannins are prominent, and carry the wine through to a lasting smoky finish. Featuring Tannat harvested during the approach of Hurricane Dorian, this wine was memorable to produce and will always remind us of the challenges of crafting wines in the eye of a hurricane. Portion of proceeds benefits OIRRT - Ocracoke Interfaith Relief and Recovery Team.
A blend of our three favorite white varietals, The Triangle is 58% Viognier, 40% Chardonnay and 2% Roussanne. Honeysuckle and white flowers as well as nuances of melon and apple blossoms make up the bouquet of The Triangle, while flavors of nectarine, peach and pear transition to a clean finish and balanced acidity.
2017 Handcrafted Orange Viognier is a great example of the effect of skin contact on white wine. Brilliant amber in the glass, the prolonged skin contact has imparted aromas of ripe pineapple and guava. This wine has firm tannins and ample acidity so pair it with rich seafood dishes.
This is one Wild Pony you can take home. 32%Chardonnay, 20% Pinot Gris, 18% Viognier, 14% Sauvignon Blanc, and 16% Chardonnel make this smooth sipper our #1 dry wine and best seller. A portion of the proceeds benefit the Corolla Wild Horse Fund.
WBR returns to our list of reserve selections with what has proven to be a benchmark vintage. Our opulent, violet-black WBR is made from 50% Tempranillo, 25% Cabernet Sauvignon and 25% Cabernet Franc, sourced from our best estate vineyard blocks. Ripe blackberry, blueberry and rum cherry notes float along a structured backbone of tannins, enjoy this worthy wine for the next 5-10 years.
Subtle hues of straw shine through with brilliant clarity in this 2018 Pinot Gris. It’s almost crystalline quality belies a bouquet of white nectarines and lime zest. Bright acidity and lingering finish round out this dry white. Pairs well with lighter fare such as grilled summertime vegetables.
Another selection in the Sanctuary VIneyards Handcrafted series, our 2015 La Maison Grise is 100% Estate grown abernet Franc. On the nose, black and roasted bell pepper nuances are carried atop notes of rhubarb , leather and ripe dark red fruits. The palate is medium bodied with bright acidity, rounded tannins and extended finish
A selection of our two finest red wine lots. Double Barrel is an estate grown blend of 50% Tannat and 50% Petit Verdot. Rich deep hues of inky violet and deep garnet stain the sides of your glass with each swirl. Aromas of ripe berries, currant, jam, vanilla and smoky leather form a rich and powerful bouquet. Blackberry jam, plum preserves and raspberries are forward on the palate. Drink over the next 5 to 10 years.
Pearl is Handcrafted from 78% Albarino, a Spanish White grape that has found a home in Currituck County and 22% Viognier. It is our boldest and most complex white selection. Nuances of melon, peach and tropical fruit aromas accompany lemon zest and ripe apricots on the palate. Sur lies aging and 24 hour maceration on the skins lend structure, body and complexity to our straw hued Pearl.
Elegant and Buyer Friendly! A blend of our winemaker's choice red wines : Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Malbec, Cabernet Franc and Petit Verdot have been carefully blended to reveal black cherry flavors with sweet oak and spice on the nose.
Throw a steak on the grill and uncork this fine red blend of Merlot, Cabernet Franc, Petit Verdot, and Cabernet Sauvignon. Its our example of the quality of Bordeaux varietals grown in North Carolina. Dried Cherries, Blackberry, Violets and Cinnamon jump out of the glass. Medium bodied with a slightly tannic finish. Aged 16 months in 2 year old French Oak. Enjoy over the next 2-3 Years or hold up to 5.
Many a Sailor has run aground trying to tame one of our favorite red blends. 80% NC Syrah, complimented Cabernet Sauvignon and Cabernet Franc, are combined to offer fruity and spicy aromas followed by rich Blackberry, Ripe Banana and Cassis flavors.
Are you ready to walk The Plank? Blackbeard would for a taste of our delicious Red Muscadine wine . Full of ripe and jammy flavor, The Plank is best served chilled while counting your Gold Doubloons. The cork is sealed with wax for an even more authentic pirate look!