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...

Petit Manseng

Today we pick part of the Petit Manseng vineyard. We will harvest grapes primarily from the younger vines for “demi-sec”. Physiological ripening seems to have stalled, perhaps because of the warm weather and drought conditions. We got some rain yesterday,...