Our wine tonight is the Carolina Sunshine from Huffman Vineyards in Richlands, North Carolina.
Green Apple Riesling.
Pale yellow in color.
Nose of pear, pineapple, white table grapes, butter, and green apple.
Semi-sweet and crisp.
Flavor notes of Bosc pears, fresh picked Granny Smith apples, bananas, and honeysuckle, with a crisp tartness that pleasantly lingers.
$12 a bottle.
Huffman Vineyards was a very enjoyable experience for us. We’re always fond of small family owned vineyard and winery operations.
Located just inland from Jacksonville along North Carolina’s Crystal Coast. Though growing only Carlos, Noble, and several lesser known Muscadine varietals, winemaker Lee Huffman has handcrafted a diverse selection from dry vinifera wines, semi-sweet and sweet fruit and muscadine wines.
Nicki, Lee’s sister, tends the tasting bar and their Mom, a fabulous artist, manages the gift shop. The gift shop features an eclectic selection of many fun and practical wine products.