2021 Loudoun Wine Awards: one best in class (2019 Tish Cab Franc); one gold (Tish again); three silvers (2019 Stephanie, Lynn Marie & 2nd Act). Visit and try!
Passion & Family
You could start a vineyard and winery from scratch because it’s cool. We did it because we're passionate about it. We love that good wine and food brings family and friends together to share stories and laughter. We love the mountain views, crisp clean air, neighboring farms and vineyards in the valley below. Visit us, become our friends, have some of our wine, and you’ll get it too.
Stephanie Petit Manseng (2019)
Stephanie (2019), named after our Boston area cousin, is a dry, fruit forward, crisp Petit Manseng varietal wine. It was fermented and aged in stainless steel for about 6 months and expresses tropical fruits, especially grapefruit and other citrus. Gold medal winner in the 2021 San Diego (CA) International Wine & Spirit Challenge and silver medal winner in the 2021 Loudoun Wine Awards.
Teresa Chardonnay (2019)
This 2019 dry, estate grown, Chardonnay is named after our sister-in-law. It was fermented and aged in stainless steel and benefits from aging on lees and lees stirring. It expresses mild tannins, subtle fruits, including apple, melon, and citrus, and a clean finish.
Maureen Sauvignon Blanc (2019)
Maureen, our 2019 Sauvignon Blanc, is named after my sweet wife. It is a fruit forward, crisp, refreshing example of this varietal expressing citrus and classic grassy notes. It was fermented and aged in stainless steel, no oak, for about six months before bottling. We hope you enjoy it. Bronze medal in the 2021 Virginia Governor’s Cup competition.
Harle Rose (2020)
Named after our home street in Leesburg, VA, this dry 2020 Rose was blended at a party with our neighbors and family and is comprised of Cabernet Franc and Sauvignon Blanc (the dominant component wine), the parents of Cabernet Sauvignon. It is a delicious, fruit forward, crisp, lighter red wine with notes of strawberry and cherry on the nose and pallet.
Tish Cabernet Franc (2019)
Named after our niece, this dry 2019 Cabernet Franc was aged in new and neutral French oak for about 12 months, has garnet red color, and expresses bright red and black fruits, mild tannins, and a characteristic peppery finish. Enjoy! Best in class & gold medal winner in the 2021 Loudoun Wine Awards.
Keith Merlot (2019)
This 2019, estate grown, dry Merlot varietal red wine is named for our nephew. It was aged in new and neutral French oak for about 12 months, is garnet in color, and expresses red and black fruits, mild spice notes, mild oak and fruit tannins, and a smooth finish.
La Famiglia Red Blend (2018)
La Famiglia (2018) is named for our family and is a dry, fruit forward, Bordeaux style blend of Merlot and Cabernet Franc from our vineyard. It was aged in new and neutral French oak barrels for about 12 months and expresses a smoothness on the pallet, bright red fruits, and mild tannins. Enjoy.
2nd Act Red Wine Blend (2019)
Named for this family venture, this dry, fruit forward, Bordeaux style blend of 2019 Tannat, Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, Merlot & Petit Verdot, was aged in neutral and new French oak for about 12 months, is garnet in color, and expresses dark red/black fruits, spice, mild tannins, and a smooth finish. Silver medal winner in the 2020 Virginia Governor’s Cup; Silver medal in the 2021 Loudoun Wine Awards. Think steak or dark chocolate.