Extraction

With the exception of one stubborn lot, The Merlots and Cabernet Francs are finished fermenting. We start our “two day tastings” today. Every two days Jonathan takes two samples of each bin we taste for the progression of tannin extraction by tasting the...

2015 Hardscrabble Chardonnay

2015 Hardscrabble Chardonnay $40.00 Aromas: ripe Golden Delicious apples, roasted almonds and nutmeg Palate: dense and complex with good acidity and some lingering tannins in the finish. A wine to age. Food Pairings: roasted chicken, fall dishes, mushrooms. Vineyard:...

2015 Claret

  2015 Claret $27.00 Aromas: red and black fruits, forest floor, and subtle toast Palate: Restrained balance. Medium bodied. Refreshing acidity frames the structure with some background tannins. Food Pairings: subtle red meat preparations, roast chicken, sun...

2014 Boisseau Red

2014 Boisseau Red $45.00 Aromas: fresh sweet cherries, fall leaves Palate: enters fresh and herbal. Finishes with a bit of fresh acidity and moderate tannins. An elegant Boisseau Red. Food Pairings: Coq au vin, stuffed pork loin, rare seared tuna. Vineyard: Boisseau...

2015 Petit Verdot

2015 Petit Verdot $32.00 Aromas: balsam, smokey, Bing cherry Palate: Indian spices, wild blackberries, expresso finish Food Pairings: Pesto, white pizza, marinated Portobello mushrooms, charcuterie. Vineyard: Hardscrabble Vineyard (85%), Fauquier Co. on top of the...