This early release, light-bodied Chardonnay has bright flavors such as ripe pears and apples. It has a perfect balance of fruit and acidity that finishes smoothly with just a hint of buttery taste. Surprise, yes, it is aged in neutral oak!
100% Petit Manseng
Petit Manseng originates in the Jurancon region of Southwest France. Usually produced as a sweet wine, this vintage reveals some interesting hidden subtleties. The bouquet starts up with tropical fruit hints, evolving some honeysuckle, pear and stone - fruit aromas. This dry, well balanced wine is delicate in the mouth with firm acidity and a hint of sweetness.
Bronze Medal - Virginia Governor's Cup 2012
A nice blend of Vidal and Chardonnay, this is an off-dry that has residual sugar of 2.5% and makes for a wonderful table or after dinner wine on those warm summer nights.
Silver Medal - VA Wine Lovers' 2011 wine competition.
$18 / bottle
A delicious 100% Petit Manseng dessert wine that will accompany a wide assortment of desserts - from pecan pies to cakes, fresh fruits and the richest of chocolates. With light floral character and honeysuckle aroma, this golden beauty will surprise the palate with hints of honey and peaches.
This wine has gentle, soft earthy tannins, giving way to the distinct fruitiness that creates a mellow balance. It finishes easy and smooth, and will age well for several years.
Bronze Medal- VA Governor’s Cup 2012
Bronze Medal- VA Governor’s Cup 2011
Silver Medal- VA Wine Lovers’ Competition 2011
$22 / bottle
$25 / bottle
This medium-bodied red wine has ripe fruit flavors of plums and blackberries. The earthy appeal makes for a versatile wine.
Sweet Lazy Days Red Wine
This blend of Chambourcin and Petit Manseng make a unique harmonious sweet red wine. This lovely fruity wine has hints of plums and golden raisins. As a result, there is a surprising compatibility between the rich sweetness of the Petit Manseng and soft dryness of the Chambourcin.
For our inaugural year, we decided to make a special bottling featuring the Fitzhugh family crest. Click here to see the wines in this exclusive, limited collection.