10 Great CVille Wines To Enjoy!


1. Rosé, Jefferson Vineyards


1353 Thomas Jefferson Pkwy, Charlottesville, Virginia 22902
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A bouquet of flowers and strawberries followed by a mix of citrus and berry flavors and a hint of spice in the finish make this wine perfect for cooling off during the summer!

2. Painted White, Blenheim Vineyards


31 Blenheim Farm, Charlottesville, Virginia 22902
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The Painted White from Blenheim Vineyards is a blend of Chardonnay, Viognier and Sauvignon Blanc. Aged for 10 months in French and Hungarian oak, this wine has notes of apricot, lemon and melon.


3. Crosé, King Family Vineyards


6550 Roseland Farm, Crozet, Virginia 22932
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Named after the small town of Crozet, this is a great companion for the porch or patio. Crosé is fresh and crisp with notes of grapefruit, lime, watermelon, and a light grassiness on the nose. Throughout the palate, a lifting acidity carries flavors of bitter cherry, peach, and rose petal.

4. Pinot Grigio, Barboursville Vineyards


17655 Winery Rd, Barboursville, Virginia 22923
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A deceptively simplified palate on this Pinot Grigio is backed by alluring tropical notes, suggestions of salinity and ample mouth feel.

5. Rosé, Veritas Vineyard & Winery


151 Veritas Ln, Afton, Virginia 22920
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Keep it cold, this Rosé is bright and full of fruit, a lighthearted wine for all occasions and all foods, at the picnic or “on the barbie.”

6. Chardonnay, Wisdom Oak Winery

Wisdom Oak

3613 Walnut Branch Ln, North Garden, Virginia 22959
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Aged in stainless steel and French oak, this easy sipping Chardonnay offers floral aromas with a bite of crisp apple and a hint of oak.

7. Rosé, Pollak Vineyards


330 Newtown Rd, Greenwood, Virginia 22943
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This Rosé is packed with the fresh aroma of Strawberry Rhubarb jam that is backed by white pepper spice. Luscious ripened berries give way to Rhubarb flavors that bring a vibrant acidity and excellent mouth feel to the palate.

8. Viognier, DelFosse Winery


4595 Old Roberts Mountain Rd, Faber, Virginia 22938
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The aromatics of this Viognier are concentrated with white flowers, peach and apricots, as well as floral notes that liven up the nose. The taste is round and soft with hints of candied peach, grapefruit and dried apricot. This is a perfect wine for shellfish, lobster and crab.


9. Chardonnay, Grace Estate Winery


5273 Mount Juliet Farm, Crozet, Virginia 22932
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This Chardonnay is French oak barrel fermented and aged and has lightly oaky aromas of carmelized pineapple, overripe pear and maple syrup. Flavors of hazelenut, caramel, pecan and a touch of vanilla.

10. Les Vents d’Anges Viognier, Keswick Vineyards


1575 Keswick Winery Drive, Keswick, Virginia 22947
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This is just a pretty wine, made from estate-grown Viognier grapes, honoring the memory of someone very special to the Keswick Vineyards family. This Viognier has sappy ripe tropical fruits coating your mouth and just enough acidity to have the wine feel light and focused.

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Judah Witkower

Judah Witkower was born in Southern California and attended USC and SCAD before settling in CVille in 2002. He loves good books, great food and walking around town with his dog, Liza Bean.