Our wine tonight is the 2017 Christmas at Biltmore Red from Biltmore Estate Winery.
Off-dry blend of Merlot, Sangiovese, & Zinfandel
Nose of ripe red cherry, medium bodied, medium-high tannins, bursting with fruit flavors of cherry, red plum, and pomegranate.
Winery Escapade scoring on the American Wine Society twenty point scale.
Appearance: 3 Aroma: 4.5 Taste: 4.5 Aftertaste: 3 Impression: 2
Total: 17 – Silver Medal worthy!
Priced at $13 a bottle.
Ships: Multiple States via Biltmore website
The label is designed by North Carolina artist Terry Owensby, whom personally signed our bottle.
Our wine tonight is the non-vintage Pea Ridge Red from Parker-Binns Vineyard and Winery located in North Carolina’s Tryon Foothills. A blend of dual vintages of estate Chambourchin masterfully bottled to produce an expressive red.
A nose of cola and over ripe red berries, tart raspberry on the tongue and a lingering earthy finish. Beautiful dark ruby in color and high acidity producing a full bodied wine with great legs.
We have a real fondness for regionally grown Chambourchin and this offering from Parker-Binns doesn’t disappoint.
$20 a bottle
Ships to 34 states (see website)
Our wine tonight is the 2017 Zinfandel Blanc de Noir from The Winery at Biltmore Estate.
This semi-sweet blush presents a soft nose of grapefruit. The tongue presents tropical notes and a vanilla and almond finish. This is a smooth easy drinking wine.
Our wine tonight is the Maggie from Parker-Binns Vineyard in the Tryon Foothills. This 2017 off dry white is produced from 100% Muscat Giallo.
Soft citrus on the nose, tropical flavor notes on the tongue with a lingering finish of pear and jackfruit.
Personal scoring on the American Wine Society twenty point scale.
Total: 18 – Gold Medal worthy!
Priced at $20 a bottle.
Ships: Only in North Carolina
Our wine tonight is the Limited Release Dry Rosè from Biltmore Estate.
This Dry Rosè wine of American grown grape was in our recent wine club shipment. A delicate fruit nose with layers of berry flavors which linger on the finish.
We thoroughly enjoy being Biltmore Estate wine club members and annual pass holders. We often drop in Sunday evening for a bottle of wine and dinner at the Bistro.
Our wine tonight is Revinoor’s Red from Calaboose Cellars. A semi-sweet red blend.
Calaboose Cellars is the smallest free standing full production winery in America. Located high in the Smokey Mountains in an old stone building once utilized as a jailhouse. Got to Love their slogan, “grapes doin’ time.”
Our wine tonight is the American Riesling from Biltmore Estate Winery.
Biltmore Estate Winery is the most visited winery in the world.
Our wine tonight is the limited release Chenin Blanc from Biltmore Estate Winery.
We are annual Biltmore pass holders and wine club members. We really enjoy just stopping in at Biltmore’s Antler Hill Village wine bar on a Saturday evening for a charcuterie plate and a bottle of Biltmore wine.
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Our wine tonight is the Chenin Blanc from Biltmore Estate Winery.
Biltmore is the most visited winery in the country. We enjoy being annual pass holders and wine club members.
Our wine tonight is the Christmas at Biltmore Limited Release 2017 White Wine. It’s Christmas in July!
The featured artwork on the front label is original by North Carolina artist Terry Owensby. Terry’s artwork, winning the annual design contest, is inspired by long ago Vanderbilt Christmas celebrations.
Merry Christmas in July from Dennis, Jenni, Leo, and Bella, at WineryEscapades.Com