RdV Vineyards Lost Mountain Red 2013. Harvest for Lost Mountain began with the merlot on September 24th and was completed on October 2nd with the harvest of our best blocks of cabernet sauvignon. Chef’s Amuse Bouche June and July progressed as expected, whereas a cooler than average August slowed the early momentum of the vintage. The nose is shy but the palate is a fantastic blend of red fruit, namely cherry, with some forest berry notes mixed in. We started with the Merlot in late September and within 10 days the later ripening Cabernet Sauvignon was in the cellar. King Family Vineyards-2017 Mountain Plains. After a four hour decant, it calms down a bit but am certain in four to five years this will be in prime time to drink. The tasting was accompanied by a lovely charcuterie plate for each couple to share so we all left feeling quite happy. 49% Cabernet Sauvignon, 30% Cabernet Franc, 19% Merlot, 2% Petit Verdot. Linden Vineyards Read more Decanter travel guides to North America RdV Virtual Tastings. 46% Cabernet Sauvignon, 40% Cabernet Franc, 14% Merlot-2016 Lost Mountain. His 2009 Lost Mountain received 18 of … Click here to see one our favorite Virtual Tastings. Record temperatures in late March set the momentum for the hot and dry season that would follow. RDV Vineyards Lost Mountain Red Blend Virginia 2015 $ 149.99. ex. RdV Lost Mountain 2012 Dinner Menu . What started as an early vintage translated into our longest growing season to date with the harvest of Merlot beginning in the final days of September and finishing with the Cabernet in early October. Early Mountain Five Forks 2018 A Tasting of Four Top Rated Virginia Red Wines: Early Mountain Eluvium 2016, VWA Gold Medal Winner. RdV Vineyards Rendezvous 2012. About The Winery. RdV Lost Mountain 2009, Boxwood Topiary 2010, Potomac point Heritage Reserve 2009. 33% Viognier, 33% Chardonnay, 33% Petit Manseng-2015 Loreley. Click here to watch the Virtual Tasting for the 2008 and 2009 vintages. This intense cabernet sauvignon-driven red smacks of liquorice and ruby port; it would be dynamite with a steak au poivre. Not heavy at all with great fruit integration. LOST MOUNTAIN (known as RdV for our first vintage)17.5/20 Jancis Robinson. The building was designed by an architect and is both functional and beautiful. A rich cabernet blend at a recent reception tasted like a cru classe Bordeaux, but it was a terrific red 2010 from RdV Vineyards Lost Mountain in Virginia. Professional reviews have copyrights and you can view them here for your, Sommelier Appreciation Dinner 2019 (The Brown Residence). RdV Lost Mountain 2014. No part of this website may be used, reproduced or distributed without the prior written permission of CellarTracker! Specialties: Tours & Tastings by reservation Thursday - Sunday, 11am, 1pm, & 3pm Early Mountain Five Forks 2018 A Tasting of Four Top Rated Virginia Red Wines: Early Mountain Eluvium 2016, VWA Gold Medal Winner. As Wine Advocate said last year, this isn't quite at the level of RDV's flagship Lost Mountain bottling. Sommelier Appreciation Dinner 2019 (The Brown Residence): Medium expressive nose displaying blackberry, blueberry and a hint of cherry, a bit Cab Franc like green and earth. He sold the 2008 vintage for $88 a bottle. Click here to see one our favorite Virtual Tastings with Master Sommelier Andy Myers. Good concentration, silky, good acidity and mineral, and a medium long cassis driven finish with a hint of green at the end. The guest of honor, Andy Myers like the wine and believe in the people who are involved. 2012 Lost Mountain: Cabernet Sauvignon 46 percent, Cabernet Franc 40 percent, Merlot 14 percent. Save $0.00 (0 %) Ships Mon, Jan 1. The 2009 will be bottled as Lost Mountain. The tour is special (and should be at $40/person) and can be booked by appointment. RdV Lost Mountain 2014. The growing season began ten days early but mild temperatures and consistent rains resulted in a harvest that was a week later than usual. Just enough rainfall during July and August allowed us to dry farm for the entirety of the vintage and a stunning September ripened the fruit beautifully. A late spring and relatively mild summer translated into a leisurely and quite enjoyable growing season. We tasted blind, which served as an interesting exercise in understanding the winery’s motto – “Neither Bordeaux or Napa, but uniquely our own.” We began with a later than normal start due to a cool and wet spring, one that continued into the beginning of June. Lightly fried tender strips of calamari coated with Thai spices, and served with a creamy wasabi dipping sauce. Yes - No RDV Vineyards-2012 Lost Mountain. Mid crimson. Paradise Springs PVT 2013, WVA Gold Medal Winner. Rutger de Vink’s RdV Vineyards Lost Mountain 2009 (£50) wins the day. 2012 Lost Mountain: Cabernet Sauvignon 46 percent, Cabernet Franc 40 percent, Merlot 14 percent. RDV Vineyards-2012 Lost Mountain. … This mania for detail is reflected in the prices. RdV 2009 Rendezvous. The only thing we are left wanting is more bottles in the cellar. Early Mountain 2013 Chardonnay Reserve. See Delectable wine ratings and reviews from Tom Angell (@tomangell) $159.99 Seven Hills Merlot . Their clear focus on doing few things in an effort to produce with excellence has led them to produce two wines, Lost Mountain and Rendezvous. Lost Mountain is RdV's flagship red blend. In 2011 Mother Nature proved temperamental at times, testing our site and our determination. The caves and tunnels under the granite rock are fabulous. GS0331: Alcoholic Beverages, Namely, Wine Glen Manor Hodder Hill 2015 VWA Gold Medal Winner. Go to shop KKWine. 28 Mongle We will discuss a two-course pairing with the 2012 Lost Mountain and talk about L’Abeille Garden, which is located on the vineyard. Linden Vineyards Limit 0 bottles per customer Sold in increments of 0. (individual RDV registration not included) RV Spot#.. screen name B C D 5 RDV kitchen tent 6 7 9 Mofo Flake 10 GregsBro 12 webbmx 14 hiinthesky 15 rmarkr 16 RITTER 17 Whiskey Tango 18 19 BgDadddy 20 kennyanc * 21 cigars & scotch 22 willycrash 23 Norton73 24 bigfoot2222 25 OU812 26 Hogie500 27 Rocketman1098S refunded to Slammin. RdV Vineyards Lost Mountain 2012 was last available in May 2020, with an average price of $150 USD Search help Small intense berries produced wines with tremendous concentration and power that will undoubtedly age gracefully for many years to come. The setting is similarly beautiful. Tori’s Petits Cochons Mini Pate Truffee 8 oz. Enjoy a bottle of RdV Lost Mountain Cabernet FRESH BAKED BREAD $12 Sesame Flax Loaf (Wednesday & Sunday) Cornmeal Loaf (Friday) BANANA PUDDING $12 with Soft Peanut Butter Cookie DARK CHOCOLATE MOUSSE $12 Compressed Cherries, Whipped Milk Chocolate and Candied Almonds CHEESE SELECTION MP Price and Portions Vary Served with Citrus Marmalade “Rendezvous,” a Bordeaux-style blend of Cabernet, Merlot, Cab Franc and Petit Verdot, is one of two reds from critically acclaimed RdV (the other being its elusive “Lost Mountain”). Fortunately, flowering was successful and dry warm weather arrived by July. The 2009 will be bottled as Lost Mountain. Paradise Springs PVT 2013, WVA Gold Medal Winner. 2012, RdV Estates, Cabernet Blend, Lost Mountain, Virginia, USA, 14.5% Alc, CT90, WS92 Yes - No Limit 0 bottles per customer Sold in increments of 0. Great right out of the bottle, but develops and opens up after about an hour decant. 100% Petit Manseng . LLC. Snooth: Get Snooth's free wine newsletter for a daily dose of what to drink right now, pairing ideas, wine country travel tips, and more. We had the 2012, 2013, and 2014 Lost Mountain and the 2014 Rendezvous. See reviews and pricing for the 2012 vintage. About The Winery. The early warmth gave the wines generosity, and the perfect autumn conditions ensured concentrated and balanced fruit. All Vintages. $29.99 Masi Costasera Amarone della Valpolicella Classico 2013. Bordeaux Red Blends from Virginia, Other U.S. 0.0 0 Ratings. Late summer and early autumn were stunning for ripening and in the last week of September we began and continued straight through harvest, finishing a mere eight days later due to the very even fruit set. This explains why RdV – Virginia’s most ambitious producer – chose sites at 650–850 ft (200–260 m) above sea level when planting in 2006. Despite these struggles, we were thrilled with the remarkable, elegant wines produced. ... RdV truly seems to be a cut above many of the Virginia wineries. Currently Unavailable $124.99. Friends and Family is RdV Vineyards’ third wine, after Lost Mountain and Rendezvous. Bordeaux Red Blends from Virginia, Other U.S. 0.0 0 Ratings. 97% Cabernet Sauvignon, 3% Merlot . The Mark Consists Of A Label Design. ... RdV, Lost Mountain 2011 Virginia. Real lift and freshness on the finish. RdV Vineyards, Delaplane, Va. Try the 124 99. We recall optimistically commenting at the end of August that if Mother Nature decided to cooperate, we would have a wonderful year. RdV Virtual Tastings. RdV Vineyards Lost Mountain Red 2013. Quantity Select 0. 2016 RdV, Lost Mountain, Delaplane 229 2016 RdV, Rendezvous, Delaplane 125 2018 RdV, Friends & Family, Delaplane 99 2016 Stone Tower, Hogback Mountain, Leesburg 95 2017 Walsh Family, Staggerwing Vineyard, Tannat, Purcellville 80 2019 Walsh Family, Dutchman’s Creek Vineyard, Cabernet Franc, Purcellville 60 CENTRAL VIRGINIA Rendezvous, RdV’s second … We noticed you’re blocking ads! LOST MOUNTAIN (known as RdV for our first vintage) 17.5/20 Jancis Robinson. Round and generous, the wine opens with a classic nose of cassis and … RdV Lost Mountain 2012 Dinner Menu . With a drier start than typical, the vines progressed through flowering beautifully just prior to consistent June rains. We thought it was an excellent time to look back to where we started and how RdV and our wines have evolved over the last decade. wine, but RdV is the standard. RdV Lost Mountain 2014. Lost Mountain is RdV's flagship red blend. Subscriber sign in. 2015 RdV Lost Mountain ($125, 94 points) RdV has some serious red competitors in Virginia, particularly Barboursville, but it is hard these days to find anyone with a more consistently fine expression of Cabernet in a state that is not particularly famed for it. Click here to see the Virtual Tasting of this wine. Add to Cart. The building was designed by an architect and is both functional and beautiful. Go to shop Check with the merchant for stock availability. LOST MOUNTAIN95 points - James Suckling94 points - Wine Advocate, RENDEZVOUS92 points - Wine Advocate16.5/20 - Jancis Robinson. Bud break occurred in the second week of April, about 10 days ahead of schedule. We hosted virtual tastings for both the 2017 Rendezvous and Lost Mountain. 6. The results of this no-expense-spared operation are impressive: a muscular first wine (Lost Mountain, $175) and an elegant second (Rendezvous, $75). 124 99. Bordeaux Red Blends from Virginia, Other U.S. 750 ML / 0 % ABV Other Vintages. 33% Viognier, 33% Chardonnay, 33% Petit Manseng-2015 Loreley. So this summer, we began at the beginning - Lost Mountain 2008 - and made our way to the current available vintage - 2016 Lost Mountain. © 2003-21 CellarTracker! 4th Course: 2012 – Chateau Lagrange and Lost Mountain Cheese: 2016 – Lost Mountain and Rendezvous. Long growing seasons are often credited with producing wines of elevated aromatic and flavor complexity, and this is exactly what happened in 2012. The 2012 RdV Lost Mountain was softer than the RdV Rendezvous from the same vintage. Not surprisingly – I later learn – Jancis Robinson scored it 18/20. Tori’s Petits Cochons Mini Pate Truffee 8 oz. 2011, RdV Lost Mountain $ 158.83. inc. 25% sales tax. As we transitioned into May, warm rains feel frequently making for a precarious flowering. $11.99 ... Chateau Valandraud 2012. Browse our auction and buy vintage wine today! LLC. He sold the 2008 vintage for $88 a bottle. LOST MOUNTAIN96 points - James Suckling16.5/20 - Jancis Robinson, RENDEZVOUS96 points - James Suckling17/20 - Jancis Robinson. 2020 marks the 10th Anniversary of RdV’s first vintage. RdV Vineyards Rendezvous 2012. See reviews and pricing for the 2012 vintage. Complex, fragrant, pretty nose. We had the 2012, 2013, and 2014 Lost Mountain and the 2014 Rendezvous. Currently Unavailable $ ... Limit 0 bottles per customer Sold in increments of 0. Amigos con nuestro tasting estuvimos muy bien. Subscriber sign in. Fortunately, she lavished us with cool, dry weather throughout the entire autumn. 124 99. is a trademark of CellarTracker! Early Mountain 2013 Pinot Gris. You still get cassis and tangy dark chocolate secondary flavors. The hallmark of the vintage, as so often is the case, came with the final ripening months of September and October with warm days and nights with no rain. RdV 2010 Lost Mountain (Virginia) Rich, elegant Cab blend; dark fruit, firm tannins, bright acidity. Because the vines were young and the conditions hot and dry, harvest took place in early September. sales tax. 2011 RdV Vineyards Lost Mountain from Virginia for sale on WineBid. Specialties: Tours & Tastings by reservation Thursday - Sunday, 11am, 1pm, & 3pm Winery: RdV Vineyards – located in rolling hills of the Blue Ridge Mountains about an hour west of Washington DC. I wish I like it more. Quantity Select 0. August and September provided ideal ripening conditions with very moderate temperatures and minimal rainfall. 2020 marks the 10th Anniversary of RdV’s first vintage. Please click here to see the Virtual Tasting for both Rendezvous and Lost Mountain. Deals: We're on the look-out for great wine deals and when we see them, we'll send you an email Save $0.00 (0 %) Ships Mon, Jan 1. A Red wine from Virginia, United States. Glen Manor Hodder Hill 2015 VWA Gold Medal Winner. The Lost Mountain will still sell for $88 a bottle, the same price that sent eyebrows soaring with the RdV 2008. The 2017 vintage began with a relatively mild and dry winter, which translated into an early spring. This proved to be a blessing, establishing the new vineyards with a strong canopy needed to sustain the plants through the increasingly dryer summer months. Early Mountain 2012 Block Eleven White Blend. . Wine-Searcher is not responsible for omissions and inaccuracies. Consistent light rains followed. Snooth Newsletters. Harvest began in mid-September with the Merlot and continued through the end of a cool October with the Cabernet Sauvignon. In 2012, Jean and Steve Case, owners of Early Mountain Vineyard, launched the Best of Virginia wine program, showcasing select wines from around the state at their winery.The program was designed to increase public awareness of the quality of top Virginia in order to grow Virginia wine sales within the Mid-Atlantic, nationally and eventually globally. The summer became increasingly drier and by mid-July the vines eagerly transferred their energy from growing leaves towards the ripening of their fruit. The Wines The estate's signature wine is called Lost Mountain and its 2014 blend was 72% Cabernet Sauvignon, 17% Cabernet Franc, and 12% Merlot. RdV 2011 Rendezvous. At The Top Are The Stylized Letters "Rdv" With The Lower Case "D" Inside The Letter "V". Wine Tips: A daily postcard with a few simple words of wine wisdom. Bordeaux Red Blends from Virginia, Other U.S. 750 ML / 0 % ABV Other Vintages. RdV Lost Mountain 2009 ($88); Boxwood Topiary 2010 ($25); Potomac Point Heritage Reserve 2009 ($27). $11.99 ... Chateau Valandraud 2012. 2012 Pollak Vineyards Cabernet Franc ($26) 2010 RdV Vineyards Lost Mountain Red ($95) Related: Riesling Pairings; Chardonnay Pairings; Cabernet Sauvignon Pairings; Share options. $ 11 Made from Merlot. This wine has 89 mentions of black fruit notes (blackberry, dark fruit, black cherry). With the vines breaking bud in early April, the season began nearly three weeks ahead of average. 4th Course: 2012 – Chateau Lagrange and Lost Mountain Cheese: 2016 – Lost Mountain and Rendezvous. $29.99 Masi Costasera Amarone della Valpolicella Classico 2013. All Vintages. A rich cabernet blend at a recent reception tasted like a cru classe Bordeaux, but it was a terrific red 2010 from RdV Vineyards Lost Mountain in Virginia. Rosemont 2012 Cabernet Franc. Winery: RdV Vineyards – located in rolling hills of the Blue Ridge Mountains about an hour west of Washington DC. MERLOT 62% CABERNET SAUVIGNON 29% CABERNET FRANC 6% PETIT VERDOT 3% — There are some capsicum, earth and graphite characteristics present. RENDEZVOUS 16.5 Jancis Robinson. Middleburg, Va., $35. 46% Cabernet Sauvignon, 40% Cabernet Franc, 14% Merlot-2016 Lost Mountain. The resulting wines display a density of opulent fruit while retaining a balance of elegance and complexity. The resulting wines are characterized by rich flavors, charming aromatics, and a seamless structure. Limit Reached. All rights reserved. His RdV–a big, soft red–costs two and three times as much as the state’s best wines. LOST MOUNTAIN94 points - Wine Advocate94 points - James Suckling, RENDEZVOUS93 points - Wine Advocate93 points - James Suckling. RdV Vineyards on Thursday, August 13 at 5:30pm! Auction price: Register or sign-in to see quarterly averages In The Center Is A Design Of Three Birds Standing On A Surface, And At The Bottom Are The Stylized Words "Rdv Vineyards Lost Mountain". RdV Lost Mountain 2009 ($88) The celebrated new kid on the block, this Northern Virginia winery has worked with a consultant from L'Université de Bordeaux to create stunning blends in the manner of that French region. Such a transition is always a positive for wine quality as it promotes concentrated fruit and an early harvest. Thanks to frequent rains and warm temperatures, a rather steamy spring and summer kept the vineyard team humming. "CellarTracker!" Much to our pleasant surprise, these dry Mediterranean conditions continued all the way through harvest, which began in early September and was complete by mid-October. Full bodied left bank Bordeaux style blend. Compare and contrast with the collection anointed with this honour in 2013 and 2012. Naked Mountain Winery 2010 Cabernet Franc 2012 Chardonnay Notaviva Vineyards 2012 Excelsis 2012 PVT 2012 Merlot 2010 Merlot 2011 Meritage 2013 Hogback Mountain ... RdV Vineyards 2010 Lost Mountain 2010 Rendezvous Shenandoah Vineyards 2010 Rhapsody in Red Sunset Hills Vineyard 2008 Sparkling Rose 2008 Red Hill Reserve / Comment. Rosemont 2010 Cabernet Franc. Led by Rutger de Vink, RdV Vineyard has taken on the challenge of creating a Virginia Bordeaux-style wine and thrived. wine, but RdV is the standard. ... RdV truly seems to be a cut above many of the Virginia wineries. RdV is the only US-based client in the Boissenet portfolio. The menu is $50 for two guests and available with the purchase of a bottle of RdV Lost Mountain … We were a group of four and we all had our own favorites. CABERNET SAUVIGNON 85% MERLOT 10% PETIT VERDOT 5%. Luckily, the vines are resilient, and by late August we were again optimistic—until Hurricane Irene and a month of unrelenting cloudy weather paid us a visit, reducing our yields by another 40 percent. The growing season started early in April as warm weather and dry soils promoted advanced bud break, but a cooler and wetter May returned the vintage to its normal pace. Also, the winery is spectacular in a beautiful setting and not open to the public. We had the 2012, 2013, and 2014 Lost Mountain and the 2014 Rendezvous. So this summer, we began at the beginning - Lost Mountain 2008 - and made our way to the current available vintage - 2016 Lost Mountain. or visit the Wine Market JournalDrink between: 2017 - 2026 (Add My Dates), Aromatic, red fruits, cherry, currants, very elegant, feminine, fine tannins, very tasty, good finish, not equal to 2010 and others, but very good, Do you find this review helpful? The team at RdV Vineyards set out to create a world-class wine in a place where experts say it isn’t possible. 2012 Pollak Vineyards Cabernet Franc ($26) 2010 RdV Vineyards Lost Mountain Red ($95) Related: Riesling Pairings; Chardonnay Pairings; Cabernet Sauvignon Pairings; Share options. RdV Vineyards Lost Mountain Red 2013. I am serious about wine and offer the best wine in Virginia is RdV Lost Mountain. 2011 RdV Vineyards Lost Mountain from Virginia for sale on WineBid. We thought it was an excellent time to look back to where we started and how RdV and our wines have evolved over the last decade. Currently Unavailable $ ... Limit 0 bottles per customer Sold in increments of 0. It is made with the intention of being a world-class wine, in a league with first growth Bordeaux blends. Among the wines were the 2012 vintage of RdV’s Lost Mountain and Rendezvous, a 2012 Plumpjack from Napa Valley and a 2012 Chateau Figeac from Bordeaux. Full bodied cab blend that has rich dark berry fruit and very active tannins at this wine's youth. Limit Reached. But after terrific reviews by Jancis Robinson and excited chatter on Internet bulletin boards, the RdV quickly sold out. Bordeaux Red Blends from Virginia, Other U.S. 0.0 0 Ratings. Click here to see the Virtual Tasting of this wine. / Comment. LLC. Denmark: Copenhagen . 100% Petit Manseng . And that is what RdV has done in securing the services of Eric Boissenet, blender of wines for four of the five Bordeaux First Growths. Rosemont 2012 Kilravock. In our inaugural vintage, a warm and dry June encouraged a healthy flowering. Currently Unavailable $124.99. Bordeaux Red Blends from Virginia, Other U.S. 0.0 0 Ratings. This mania for detail is reflected in the prices. The setting is similarly beautiful. Es bueno guardar esto en el blog. Try the 124 99. Seven Hills Merlot . $125.00 Tori’s Petits Cochons Mini Pate Truffee 8 oz. RdV Vineyards Lost Mountain Red 2013. This is a "left-bank" style wine with Cabernet Sauvignon providing the backbone for the blend. April 6, 2012 1:22 pm April 6, 2012 1:22 pm Ullstein Bild/Roger-Viollet The Titanic leaving Southampton, England, bound for New York. It’s a tough sale for Virginia wine, but this vineyard could be the breakthrough.” While Heflin acknowledges that RdV has high prices for Virginia wine—$75 for a bottle of Rendezvous, $88 for a bottle of Lost Mountain… It’s a tough sale for Virginia wine, but this vineyard could be the breakthrough.” While Heflin acknowledges that RdV has high prices for Virginia wine—$75 for a bottle of Rendezvous, $88 for a bottle of Lost Mountain—he feels the price is fair for the quality. His RdV–a big, soft red–costs two and three times as much as the state’s best wines. Click here is see the Virtual Tasting of the 2015 and 2016 vintages. ... RdV 2011 Lost Mountain. We noticed you’re blocking ads! Seven Hills Merlot . King Family Vineyards-2017 Mountain Plains. The vintages listed above are available. Add to Cart. 97% Cabernet Sauvignon, 3% Merlot . Click here to watch the Virtual Tasting for the 2010 and 2011 vintages. Early Mountain 2012 Merlot. As a result, the wines show great finesse and balance, expressing a vintage void of excesses. It is made with the intention of being a world-class wine, in a league with first growth Bordeaux blends. 2015 RdV Lost Mountain ($125, 94 points) RdV has some serious red competitors in Virginia, particularly Barboursville, but it is hard these days to find anyone with a more consistently fine expression of Cabernet in a state that is not particularly famed for it. 2016 RdV, Friends & Family, Delaplane 76 2015 RdV, Lost Mountain, Delaplane 215 NV RdV, Outlier, Petit Verdot, Delaplane 75 2014 RdV, Rendezvous, Delaplane 140 2014 Stone Tower, Hogback Mountain, Leesburg 86 2017 Walsh Family, Staggerwing Vineyard, Tannat, Purcellville 80 2014 Willowcroft, Merlot, Leesburg 45 CENTRAL VIRGINIA RdV Vineyards Virginia Lost Mountain 2012: Country United States: Region Virginia: Vintage 2012: YOU NEED TO BE A PREMIUM SUBSCRIBER TO VIEW THIS CONTENT. RdV Lost Mountain 2014. $125.00 Tori’s Petits Cochons Mini Pate Truffee 8 oz. Although well made, it lacks the excitement for my palate. Wine Events: A weekly roundup of wine events in your area. Click here is see the Virtual Tasting of the 2015 and 2016 vintages, with Jay Youmans, MW. 1 person found this helpful, do you? A quick but violent hailstorm in early July reduced the crop load by 30 percent. 2016 RdV, Friends & Family, Delaplane 76 2015 RdV, Lost Mountain, Delaplane 215 NV RdV, Outlier, Petit Verdot, Delaplane 75 2014 RdV, Rendezvous, Delaplane 140 2014 Stone Tower, Hogback Mountain, Leesburg 86 2017 Walsh Family, Staggerwing Vineyard, Tannat, Purcellville 80 2014 Willowcroft, Merlot, Leesburg 45 CENTRAL VIRGINIA Several weeks of a stunning Indian summer in September provided the ideal amount of stress to beautifully ripen the Merlot and give the Cabernet Sauvignon the gentle push it needed. Both RdV and Glen Manor have received numerous accolades for their signature wines. $159.99 Seven Hills Merlot . Browse our auction and buy vintage wine today! 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