Our wine tonight is the Electric Pelican from Hinnant Family Vineyards.
Light salmon in color.
Blend of estate grown Norton (Muscadine) and Blanc du Bois (American Hybrid).
Grown and produced in Pine Level, North Carolina.
Nose of pink grapefruit, strawberry jam, and a orange creamsicle.
Semi-sweet with crisp acidity.
Flavor notes of orange, grapefruit, tangerine, homemade lemon curd, bananas foster, Granny Smith apples, and finishing crisp like a fresh Bosc pear.
Pair with a delicate fish or charcuterie plate.
$10 a bottle.
Hinnant Family Vineyards currently the largest Muscadine vineyard in North Carolina consist of over 100 acres under vine. Vines are mostly of Muscadine varietals with some American hybrids under vine. The farm originally grew tobacco. The first vines were planted in 1971.
Hinnant Family Vineyards has proudly won hundreds of awards for their estate grown wines. They likewise import vinifera varietals from the state of Washington. A tasting consist not only of muscadine wine, but also vinifera such as Cabernet Sauvignon and a Meritage Boudreaux blend.