At Dusk a lone knight rides slowly toward a quiet castle. His quest has been long and arduous yet, as always, he has galloped out triumphant and unscathed...his mind can’t help but wander to the familiar nectar he is about to savor. Our Knight consists of mostly Vignoles with a touch of Valvin Muscat. This nose of this wine starts with candied tropical fruits, sweet pineapple and a touch of honey. A long luscious mouth filled with sugared lemon wedge, tingling pineapple and honeysuckle. Pair this wine with cold Asian noodles tossed with a sweet pineapple teriyaki, sautéed halibut topped with Hawaiian chutney, or lemon cake topped with crushed pineapple whipped topping icing! Non-Vintage • R.S. 4.5% • $17.95
2015 Jefferson Cup Invitational, Medal of Excellence - Equivalent to a Gold Medal
The great spirit Manitou rewarded the five original tribes of the Iroquois Nation by creating the five lakes. We have selected and blended five grapes to pay tribute to Manitou.Cabernet franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Petite Verdot, Merlot and Malbec make up this spectacular Meritage. This wine starts with a nose of anisette and dried prune skins & hints of dark blue fruits with dusty overtones. The mouth starts with wild black raspberries & blueberries turning to a strong black tea nuance. Long smooth tannins with brandied cherries & cranberries finish off this classic Bordeaux style blend. Pair this wine with kale salad, dried cranberries & peppered goat cheese drizzled with maple-blueberry balsamic dressing. Beef Wellington. Sage & smoked Gouda fondue with tenderloin tips. Chocolate layered cake with cherries jubilee topped with fresh chocolate whipped cream. Vintage 2013 • R.S. 0% • $44.95
This delicate wine starts with strawberries, peaches and cotton candy in the nose. A long sophisticated mouth filled with juicy apricots, stewed spiced strawberries with a touch of cinnamon on the finish. Pair this wine with field greens topped with feta and sweet Vidalia onion dressing, grilled chicken with orange glaze or champagne soaked strawberries with fresh whipped topping. Non-Vintage • R.S. 2.8% • $17.95
This lively wine with a velvety texture is the echo of a handshake from the Squire himself. Our beautiful garnet colored Red opens with intense layers of chocolate and espresso with a hint of dried cranberries. The rich earthy black tea driven wine embodies the characteristics of our Baco Noir-Pinot Noir blend. Brandied dark fruit, orange-vanilla spice in the front mouth leading to eucalyptus and jammy plums with more black tea leaves. Pair this wine with cured meat platter with baguette and assorted cheese, spinach salad, crumbled bacon, goat cheese & blueberry balsamic dressing, pulled pork topped with barbecue corn relish or warm lava cake! Non-Vintage • R.S. 1.75% • $17.95
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2016 Harvest Challenge Wine Compeition - Gold Medal
Neptune is a unique blend of Chardonnay, Riesling and Gewurztraminer. A sweet grassy and pineapple nose with a touch of white tea. Spiced pineapple and honeysuckle with hints of melon on the finish. Pair this wine with grilled pineapple chicken skewers drizzled with whipped tarragon dressing over jasmine rice. Ham and gruyere omelet topped with fresh thyme. Non-Vintage • R.S. 2.2% • $17.95
Over a century ago, a pair of Golden Pheasants graced the lawns of Belhurst and were the prize possession of Carrie Collins. So beautiful were these Pheasants rumored, people would travel from miles away just to take a gander. Golden Pheasant, a luscious crisp semi-dry blend of Seyval and Chardonnay, has a nose filled with candied pineapple, sweet flowers and a touch of wet stone. A luscious mouthfeel of peaches, and key lime. The finish is long with hints of prickly pear, lime zest and more peach! Pair this wine with Cobb Salad with avocado ranch dressing, tuna noodle casserole or pineapple upside-down cake! Non-Vintage • R.S. 1.2% • $17.95
2014 Jefferson Cup Invitational Wine Competition - Medal Of Merit - Equivalent to Silver Medal
Our newly released Port will transport you back to the luxury of Belhurst’s Tower Suite! Tower Port starts with a wonderful aromatic nose filled with overripe blueberries, anisette and cedar. A silky caramel mouth with brandied cherries and prunes and hints of butterscotch. A long smooth berry finish with figs! Pair Tower Port with chocolate Ganache cake topped with raspberry coulis, warm strawberry cobbler a la mode! Or just sip by the fire! Non-Vintage • R.S. 11% • $26.95
2016 San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition, Gold Medal
A luscious nose filled with young wild raspberries, orange spice and cherry pie filling. The mouth starts with cranberry spice...leading to strawberry-pomegranate in the center with brandied cherries on the finish. Pair this wine with arugula, prosciuttto and feta quiche. Sautéed peach salad served with manchango cheese. Strawberry-rhubarb crisp topped with fresh whipped cream! • Non-Vintage • 4.6% R.S. • $21.95
2016 Pacific Rim International Wine Competition - GOLD - BEST OF CLASS
She made her way to the castle wine cellared by the fresh smell of aging wines-and there she found her favorite tasting winter cheer, Belhurst Ice Princess. Our newest release is 100% Cabernet Franc. Your nose is filled with luscious strawberry jam, honey and hints of cinnamon The mouth of our ice wine is creamy, jammy with tons of preserve-like fruits including strawberries and quince. A long finish of mouth watering stewed figs leaves you longing for more! Pair this wine with grilled prosciutto stuffed figs with goat cheese, peach-cherry cobbler or spiced chocolate pound cake topped with warm cinnamon-orange and prune compote! Non Vintage • R.S. 22% • $44.95
2016 Indy International Wine Competition - Silver Medal
Candied lemons, pineapple and a touch of wet stone in the nose. Structured mouth-feel filled with sweet apples followed by a zesty lemon-lime with more pineapple and a hint of white peach. Pair this wine with Waldorf salad, grilled shrimp and pineapple skewers or pineapple upside down cake! Vintage 2015 • R.S. 0.9% • $18.95
2016 New York Wine & Food Classic - Gold Medal
Sweet ripe cantaloupe and apricot with a hint of honeysuckle in the nose. The mouth is honey, red apple and orange zest. A long tantalizing finish leaves you wanting another sip! Pair this wine with a wedge salad, grilled chicken topped with a sweet tropical chutney, Italian breaded pork chops with applesauce, or creamy lemon bars topped with lemon curd! Vintage 2015 • R.S. 2.75% • $18.95
2016 Tasters Guild Consumers Competition - Double Gold Medal
An aromatic nose filled with blue fruits, chocolate covered cherries and a hint of graham cracker. The mouth continues with more chocolate, blueberry and fig. A smooth cinnamon nutmeg finish with a touch of brandied cherries! Pair this wine with warm triple cream brie topped with blueberries served with toasted crostini. Potato crusted lamb stew or dark chocolate dipped cannolis drizzled with cherry glaze! Vintage 2013. 0% R.S
2016 Jefferson Cup - Medal of American Merit, Equivalent to a Silver Medal
100% Cabernet Franc our Dry Rosé has a beautiful nose of strawberry, melon and a hint of orange cream. Strawberry rhubarb and a creamy lemon zest finish that goes on and on! Pair this wine with spinach salad with hardboiled eggs topped with bacon and Roquefort creamy dressing, raw oysters, poached lobster or grilled pork topped with sweet chutney! Vintage 2015 • R.S. 0 % • $24.95
2015 Tasters Guild Consumers Wine Competition, Silver Medal
This refreshing sparkler starts with a nose of Bartlett pear, lime and bakers dough. A crisp front mouth of honeysuckle spice leading to slight almond and lemon cream. A mouth-watering finish! Pair this sparker with arugula salad topped with goat cheese finished with flax seeds and white balsamic dressing. Grilled chicken and corn quesadilla topped with crème fraîche. Lemon curd and blueberry ricotta pancakes or warm pear and apple turnovers topped with vanilla bean ice cream! Non-Vintage 1.2% R.S.
2015 American Wine Society, Silver Medal
A complex nose of young dark fruits, cheery wild raspberries, and warm pine sap. A plump black and red cherry start in the mouth with hints of black tea leaves lead to a dry silky woodsy finish with more black and red cherries and a touch of leather! Pair this wine with spice rubbed salmon served over a bed a spinach tossed with red wine vinaigrette, baked halibut topped with sautéed fresh garden vegetables and sprinkles of feta cheese or chocolate spiced Bundt cake with cinnamon glaze! Vintage 2013. 0% R.S
2016 San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition, Gold Medal
Our 2013 Cabernet Franc has a luscious nose filled with dark chocolate, espresso and cassis. Soft blue fruits in the beginning turning slightly to pressed cocoa. Finishing with rich molasses and toffee. Pair this wine with toasted crostini with smoke mozzarella topped with sliced dates or figs. Charred flank steak topped with mushroom demi-glace served with sage whipped potatoes or ganache chocolate cake topped with a warm blueberry compote. Vintage: 2013 0% R.S.
2016 Atlantic Seaboard Wine Competition - Best of Category, Gold Medal
Our Gold medal winning Merlot has a nose filled with bourbon barrels, cedar, anisette and a touch of cassis. Beautiful shades of ruby line your glass. A mouth filled with raisin and plums. Smooth and velvety tongue delivers blues fruits and pressed cocoa into the finish. Pair this wine with strawberry spinach salad topped with gorgonzola, walnuts, and avocados tossed with vinaigrette dressing. Rib eye served with a medley of sautéed onions, grilled mushrooms, tomatoes and carrots. Chocolate cake layered with dark cherry preserves!
2016 Los Angeles International Wine Competition - Best of Class, Gold Medal
Juicy and mineral on the palate, it’s crisp, dry and needs food to sing. Focused citrus flavors turn a bit more floral as the wine warms so make sure you don’t drink it too cold. A fragrant nose filled with dried pineapple, banana & hints of lemony confections. Lime, sugared lemon peel & slight wet stone in the mouth. This wine finishes long with a hint of spicy acidity. Pair this wine with chicken & zucchini salad. Lemony broccoli and chickpea rigatoni. Vintage 2015 • R.S. 0% • $19.95