Chambourcin

    Stopping by North Gate Vineyard on a Saturday

    … in the 2014 Governor's case. The 2013 Chambourcin ($17) was a bit sweet, fruity, and a little smoky. We enjoyed it a lot as we think Chambourcin tastes better with a bit of sweetness. We finished our tasting with the ever popular Apple Wine ($14) and a taste of white ginger sangria. The Sangria is now available in a carafe in the tasting room…

    3 readers - By Wine About Virginia

    Paglione Estate Winery: Lake Erie North Shore Winery Visit

    … Chardonnay and purchased a bottle. For the reds, we began with the 2011 Chambourcin. Chambourcin is one of my favorite French-American hybrid grapes. The Paglione bottling is light in body, tart and awash with great strawberry flavors. This was my favorite red. We also sampled the 2012 Cabernet Sauvignon and the 2011 Cabernet. There was a slight…

    5 readers - By Toledo Wines and Vines

    Indiana Vineyards Took Vortex Hit

    … in Chambourcin, Traminette, Vignoles, Chardonel, and other typical Indiana wine grapes. Others who suffered damage may have been able to recover a crop with good vineyard practices. “Grapes are an amazing plant in their ability to produce fruit,” Bordelon said. “We always adjust the production through pruning and cluster thinning. We usually have way…

    2 readers - By Howard W. Hewitt

    A Quick Visit to Knob Hall Winery in Maryland Wine Country

    …While traveling west on Route 70, a little past Hagerstown, I stopped for gas at the Clear Spring exist and checked theCompass to check my surroundings. And to my benefit Knob Hall Winery was only a short drive away. I first crossed paths with the winery at the the 2013 DrinkLocalWine.com Conference, where I sampled their Chambourcin and sat…

    11 readers - By WineCompass

    DeBarge Winery

    … at least some Chambourcin. I have tasted more than my fair share of Chambourcin in every style under the sun: dry, sweet, in blends, rosé–you name it. And I can safely say this without any equivocation: Every single vine of Chambourcin worldwide should be immediately ripped out of the ground with the greatest sense lot urgency. All the vines should…

    7 readers - By the drunken cyclist

    New Wines and a Cider from Glorie Farm Winery

    …% Chambourcin and filled with flavors of ripe blackberry. Jibber Jabber will remind you a little of a port. It's jammy with hints of figs and is made with 100% Leon Millot. Both sell at the tasting room for $15 Glorie is getting into the cider market with Mutiny. This cider isn't to sweet or heavily carbonated. The aromas of fresh apple just fills the air. Very enjoyable! The majority of the apples in the cider are estate grown. For the ones that aren't, they will be soon, as they plan on some new apple plantings.…

    By Hudson Valley Wine Goddess

    Harvest Ridge Winery, Marydel, DE – July 12th, 2014

    … day. 2. 2011 Viognier - This French grape grows very well here. The Viognier is more full bodied than the Pinot Gris, with some oak and subtle stone fruit notes. This finishes smooth and slight spicy. 3. 2013 Chambourcin - Yeah, they grow it outside of Pennsylvania, people. This Chambourcin was lighter in flavor than what I'm used to. A deep…

    13 readers - By Uncorked Remarks