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904 Hamburg Street
Ripley, OH 45167

                                  

                                             WHITE WINES

2014 Pinot Gris

A nose of pear and melon is followed by a hint of fruity sweetness blending melon and pears with a rapidly developed crispness and a late burst of citrus rinds.  The finish brings to mind Meyer lemon and shows a light minerality. A fine partner with hors d oeuvres and milder cheeses, this wine will compliment seafood, white fish and mild chicken dishes.  Serve chilled. Grapes sourced from Washington State. Alcohol: 13.5%. $9.99.

2018 Pinot Gris (Ohio)

A nose of ripe tart citrus and ripe sweet fall apples, this wine bursts with bold acidity and lemon flavor over a smooth minerality from the rich glacial terroir where it was nurtured. A natural choice to pair with shrimp, scallops and poached white fish, its bright crispness will complement the rich creamy taste of Alfredo or hollandaise sauce dishes. Try gently chilled with fresh pears, ripe cherries, creamy Brie, or nuts. For a vegan twist pair with fresh garden salsa, guacamole and tortilla chips. Grapes sourced from Grand River Valley appellation. Alcohol: 12.1%. $11.99.

2015 Sauvignon Blanc

The nose is fruity with hints of white flowers.  The wine is full-bodied and smooth on the tongue with crisp green apple blending with the mild citrus.  Accompany a chilled glass with mellow creamy cheeses and dark stone fruits like cherries and plums.  It will compliment grilled salmon, tuna or prawns, raw oysters and buttery chicken or veal dishes.  Please chill gently. Grapes sourced from Sierra Foothills, California. Alcohol: 13.9%. $9.99.

2014 Sauvignon Blanc Semillon 
2016 Finger Lakes International Wine Competition – Silver Medal

This nearly equal partnership of two classic Bordeaux white varieties starts with aromas of lemon and green apple notes. Reflects a surprising smoothness that would enhance soft creamy cheeses, nuts and succulent cherries, figs or plums.  This full bodied wine complements oysters, prawns, clams, flaky white fish, grilled salmon or tuna as well as chicken or veal.  Serve gently chilled. Grapes sourced from Washington State. Alcohol: 14.8%. $9.99.

2016 Seyval Blanc (Ohio)

Described as between Chardonnay and Sauvignon Blanc in flavor, this wine is our first white wine put through malolactic fermentation to enhance a buttery flavor, and oak aged with Hungarian Oak which adds a hint of caramel and vanilla. With notes of grapefruit, green apple and minerality, Seyval Blanc goes well with fish, oysters, mussels and other shellfish, as well as spicy chicken dishes. It is ideal with cheeses like Havarti, Edam or Swiss.  For an adventure, pair it with strong English or Irish cheeses. Grapes sourced from Ohio River Valley appellation. Alcohol: 13.5%. $9.99.

2018 Gruner Veltliner (Ohio)

Our 2018 vintage opens with green apples, green gooseberries and fresh sliced lime on the nose. Tart green apple and lime flavors mingle with savory celery and parsley notes mid palate, with a fruity lime finish. Allow this light wine to accompany savory, rich sauces and hearty lamb or wild game. Gruner Veltliner can also accompany bolder fish dishes and balance stronger flavors of aged English and Irish cheeses, as well as smoked ham. Delicious with toasted fresh sourdough and herb butter or dark rye with cream cheese, lox and capers, it is better gently chilled. Grapes sourced from Grand River Valley appellation. Alcohol: 11.3%. $9.99.

2014 Roussanne Viognier (60%/40%)
2016 Finger Lakes International Wine Competition – Bronze Medal

This wine begins with the orange blossom and flint on the nose revealing the Viognier. The flavor is pineapple with hints of tobacco and a bracing mouth feel.  The mixed herbal note and the distinct finish of lime zest gives voice to the Roussanne.  This Rhone style white wine will complement aromatic cheese and salami, sausage and specialty hams, and will bring a bracing crispness to rich chicken and veal dishes, and enrich scallops, cream sauces and pasta with shellfish. Grapes sourced from Washington State. Alcohol: 13.6%. $9.99.

2015 Viognier Roussanne (70%/30%)

This year’s wine opens with sweet white blossoms on the nose with a hint of honey. The style is off dry with pineapple and apple flavors from the Viognier and mild citrus from the Roussanne. A relaxing refreshment by the glass, it would be enhanced by sharp, dry cheeses and cured meats.  It will pair well with meals of chicken, veal or mild pork featuring creamy sauces and with shellfish especially seared scallops. Grapes sourced Sierra Foothills, California. Alcohol: 15%. Residual sugar 1.5%. $9.99.

2018 La Crescent (Ohio)

La Crescent is an ultra hardy hybrid from the University of Minnesota. This exciting newcomer is the first commercial harvest from a new central Ohio vineyard. The brilliant green grapes yield an exotic complex blend of apricot and pineapple aromas and flavors joined by white grapefruit, finishing with fresh watermelon. A gentle sweetness balances the naturally sharp acidity. Pairs well with spicy Asian dishes, smoky chipotle barbecue, and even fiery Cajun jambalaya. La Crescent accents dry Italian cheeses such as Parmesan or bold aged Cheddars, or a dessert of rich dark chocolate. Chill gently. Grapes sourced from central Ohio. Alcohol: 12.5%. $9.99.

2016 Catawba (Ohio)

Our new Catawba is a tribute to the grape that made Ohio the capital of winemaking in the United States until the Civil War. It is made from richly flavored grapes grown in the Grand River Valley appellation on Ohio’s northern coast. Aromas of spring flowers and cedar trees. Semi-sweet. Grapes sourced from Grand River Valley appellation, Ohio. Alcohol: 11.3%. Residual sugar 2.6%. $9.99.

2016 Two Rivers White (Ohio)

A semi-sweet wine that pays tribute to Ohio’s diverse vineyards, with Traminette from McCafferty Bridge Vineyard on the southern border, and Catawba from Bootleggers Vineyard on the northern coast. Flavors of peach and nectarine blend with aromas of strawberry and spice. For a special treat, combine with Brie or Camembert. Enjoy it chilled on a summer afternoon. Grapes sourced from both Ohio River Valley and Grand River Valley appellations, Ohio. Alcohol: 12.2%. Residual sugar 2.0%. $9.99.

2018 Traminette (Meranda Nixon Vineyard) (Ohio)

Our 2018 Traminette is a floral and spicy dry white wine with full body and strong flavors to accompany Mexican or Caribbean dishes. This year’s vintage also has notes of honeydew melon, vanilla and tropical fruits to complement Japanese, Thai, Vietnamese or Hunan style Chinese cuisine. Although it still has the floral and sweetly spicy notes typical of this hybrid, this vintage started as a wild fermentation with yeasts native to Meranda Nixon vineyard and adds tropical mango and pineapple.Try it gently chilled with a fresh green salad. Grapes sourced from the Ohio River Valley appellation. Alcohol:15.8%. $9.99

2016 Traminette (Meranda Nixon Vineyard) (Ohio)

This year’s Traminette is off-dry. The spicy flavor with nutmeg and star anise notes, and floral aromas of rose, honeysuckle, and lavender, can stand up to fiery Asian or smoky Southwestern cuisine. Or enjoy a chilled glass on the deck on a warm summer evening or in front of the fire with a plate of soft, creamy cheeses and fruit when the frost is in the air. Grapes sourced from Ohio River Valley appellation. Alcohol: 13.8%. Residual sugar 1.6%. $9.99

2014 Traminette (Meranda Nixon Vineyard) (Ohio)
2016 Finger Lakes International Wine Competition - Bronze Medal

In this semi-sweet white wine, River Village Cellars in Ripley, Ohio, captures the sweet fragrances of warm evenings, of honeysuckle and wild rose, of water lilies and lavender.  Traminette, a vigorous hybrid from the Cornell research vineyard at Geneva, NY, tastes of nutmeg, rose and star anise.  Like its parent, Gewurztraminer, this wine stands up to the fiery spices of Asian cuisine, but this year's vintage was a bit softer and sweeter for sipping to recall the still, fragrant evenings of summer. Serve chilled. Grapes sourced from Ohio River Valley appellation. Alcohol: 13.0%. Residual sugar: 2.9%. $9.99.

 RED WINES

2014 Merlot

This Merlot is an early release especially well-suited for refreshing summer drinks and Sangrias as it doesn't overpower fresh fruits, and takes well to a bit of sweetness and sparkle.  It also complements lighter outdoor meals and picnics and (dare I say it) could be lightly chilled. Grapes sourced from Lake County appellation, California. Alcohol: 12.8%. $9.99.

2013 Chambourcin (McCafferty Bridge Vineyard) (Ohio)
2016 Ohio Wine Competition – Gold Medal

A French-American hybrid grape.  Full bodied, deep-colored dry red wine with notes of cassis, berry fruit, and plum.  Pair with beef, lamb, wild game, or richly flavored cheeses.  Grapes sourced from Ohio River Valley appellation. Alcohol: 12.8%. $9.99.

2016 Chambourcin (Generation Hill Vineyard) (Ohio)
2018 Finger Lakes International Wine Competition – Bronze Medal

A French-American hybrid grape. 2016 Chambourcin was barrel aged for 18 months. The aroma boasts the black pepper and dark cherry that is the hallmark of the Chambourcin grape. This year’s wine has a soft mouth feel, cherry in the mid-palate, and a spicy finish. Pair with grilled fish, roast chicken, roasted vegetables, or baked brie with fig and pistachio. Grapes sourced from Northern Kentucky – Ohio River Valley appellation. Alcohol: 13.7%. $11.99.

2016 Cabernet Franc (Ohio)

The 2016 Cabernet Franc was barrel aged for 18 months. With aromas of black currant, this medium-bodied, balanced wine brings the flavor of summer raspberries. Cabernet Franc pairs well with roast chicken, sausage, hearty fish dishes, vegetarian lasagna, lentil loaf, soft cheeses, and dark chocolate. Grapes sourced from Ashtabula, Ohio – Grand River Valley appellation. Alcohol: 13.3%. $14.99.

2016 Cabernet Sauvignon

This classic red wine was barrel aged for 18 months. The 2016 Cabernet Sauvignon shows a rustic red color, and aroma of dark berries. This is a tannic, well-balanced wine that pairs well with simple meatballs, barbecue lamb ribs, garlic chicken wings, zucchini gratin, braised red cabbage, and arugula. Grapes sourced from Washington State. Alcohol: 14.8%. $14.99

2014 Petite Sirah

Our Petite Sirah is an intense magenta purple that characterizes this full bodied, tannic Red.  The flavor has elements of dark fruit, white pepper and licorice.  The nose has notes of leather and licorice.  The tannins give way to a spicy finish that enhances outdoor braised or grilled fare from prime rib and steaks to hearty burgers on the grill.  Grapes sourced from Amador County, California. Alcohol: 14.1%. $19.99.

2016 Logan’s Wine (Zinfandel/ Merlot)
2018 Finger Lakes International Wine Competition – Silver Medal

Zinfandel and Merlot were combined in a unique blend that was barrel aged for 18 months. A deep inky color heralds a fruity nose of strawberry and cherry. Logan’s Wine is a very full-bodied tannic red with a bright, fruit forward taste and a hint of oak. It pairs well with beef, lamb, and pork, spicy Asian or curry dishes, vegetarian pizza, and black bean burgers with all the trimmings. Zinfandel grapes sourced from Sonoma Mountain Region, California, Merlot grapes sourced from Washington State. Alcohol: 16.8%. $17.99.

2014 Zinfandel

This Zinfandel is a bold, very full bodied wine with flavors of dark berries, plum and black fruit.The nose has rich fruitiness with aromatic caramel notes.  It’s intense enough to stand up to strong flavors like rare steaks, smoky barbecue or robust stews of beef or lamb.  Try it with meaty lasagna or pizza with Italian sausage and pepperoni.  Grapes sourced from Amador County, California. Alcohol: 16.5%. $19.99.        

 

 


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