2015-2018 Archived Wine
Gone but never forgotten! Below we've archived our previous wines.
Petit Verdot 2015
Grapes meticulously managed in Garden Grove’s own vineyard in Delaplane, VA created a wine with complex dark and bright fruit flavors, ripe tannins, and a rich mouthfeel. Native fermentation and aged 10 months in French oak.
Sparkling honey wine crafted with fruits and flowers.
Aroma: Strawberry Starburst, Rose Petal, Citrus, Hibiscus, Cherry
Flavor: Candied Lemon, Strawberry, Rose, Papaya
Bright & Refreshing Sparkling Honey Wine accented with fruit and flowers. Made with Orange Blossom Honey and Fermented in Wine Barrels.
Aroma: Cherry, Rose, Strawberry, Citrus, Watermelon
Flavor: Strawberry, Cherry, Tangerine, Floral, Passion Fruit, Cranberry
Sparkling Honey wine made with Clover Honey and orange peel, tangerine peel, and grapefruit.
Aroma: Citrus, Plum, Melon, Peach, Strawberry, Floral
Flavor: Tangerine, Lemon, Berry, Mint
A unique blend of Garden Grove Grown Petit Verdot grapes and VA grown Gold Rush Apples. Richer, more complex, as well as wonderful berry flavors and aromas make this a cider like no other. Aged for 4 months in French Oak Chardonnay Barrels.
Rosé style sparkling Honey Wine made with orange blossom honey & a pinch of peaches, apples, and flowers. Fermented in Red Wine Barrels.
Aroma: Orange, Strawberry Pound Cake, Stone Fruit, Vanilla, Roses, Passion Fruit
Flavor: Tangerine, Strawberries, Apple, Peach, Vanilla, Flora, Lemon Cake
The Bee and The Vine
“The Bee & The Vine” is a Sparkling Honey Wine made with local Virginia honey, Virginia Vidal Blanc grapes, and lemongrass, and is fermented in red wine barrels.
Aroma: Floral, Honey, Citrus, Tropical
Flavor: Lemon, Citrus, White Wine, Granny Smith Apple
Orange Hibiscus Sparkler
Honey based sparkling beverage reminiscent of sparkling wine. Crafted with Orange Blossom and Virginia Summer Thistle Honey. Orange Blossom honey is accented with Orange Zest and Hibiscus Flowers.
Aroma: Candied Orange, Peach, Strawberry, Floral
Flavor: Orange Zest, Lime, Floral, Lemon, Strawberry
The first edition of our wine-like sparkler series. A sorghum and orange blossom honey base accented with fresh orange peel.
Aroma: Honey, Citrus, Lemon, Riesling, Floral
Flavor: Bright Acidity, Burst of Citrus, Floral and Minerals
Wine-like Sparkler crafted with Orange Blossom honey. Designed to highlight the bright flavors of the orange blossom honey and fermented bone dry in 2013 Russian River Valley Pinot Noir wine barrels.
Aroma: Orange, Floral, Berry, White Tea Leaves
Flavor: Bright citrus fruit, Honey, Strawberry, Cherry, Oak Tannin, Vanilla
Wine-like Sparkler crafted to highlight the bright, tart, stone fruit flavors of New York State Riesling Wine Grape Juice. Fermented in French Oak wine barrels.
Aroma: Peach, Apple, Papaya, Lime Zest, Rose Petal
Flavor: Kiwi, White Nectarine, Granny Smith & Pink Lady Apples, White Tea
The newest addition of our wine-like sparkler series is formulated with a bit of New York cherry juice and fermented in Cabernet Sauvignon barrels.
Aroma: Cherry, Pear, Sour Apple, White Grapes, Apple Butter, Vanilla.Flavor: Bright, Honeysuckle, Riesling, Minerality, Flambéed Pear.
A watermelon infused version of our wine-like sparkler series brewed especially for the Carytown Watermelon Festival 2016! Made with Virginia grown Watermelons!
Aroma: Watermelon, Floral, Herbal, Cantaloupe, Citrus
Flavor: Tangy, Fresh-Cut Watermelon, Lemon Tart
Sparkling Honey Wine made with Orange Blossom Honey, Peaches, and Lemon Zest. Made in partnership with Anthem Lemon Aid Stand to support local kids with cancer.
Aroma: Peach Jolly Rancher, Candied Lemon, Melon, Apple
Flavor: LemonAID, Peach Sangria, Apple, Under-ripe Strawberry
A lighter version of our Honey Sparkler that is formulated with Sweet Sorghum Juice, lemon peel and a variety of other fruits and flowers. We also added more character by fermenting and aging this sparkler in French and American Chardonnay barrels.
Aroma: Peach, Honeysuckle, Citrus, Fresh Cut Flowers, Coconut, Vanilla, Toast, Oak.
Flavor: Bright Acidity, Citrus, Peach, White Wine, Vanilla, Oak.
A wine-like sparkler formulated with Orange Blossom Honey, accented with a blend of fruits and flowers.
Aroma: Tangerine, Strawberry, Floral, Lemon, Passionfruit, Apricot
Flavor: Floral, Orange, Pink Lemonade, Cranberry, Strawberry, Cherry
Blue Bee Collaboration #1
BLUE BEE CIDER COLLABORATION!
A special release from our wine-like Sparkler series, this features fresh-pressed Grimes Golden Apples. The bright, rich fruits give way to a clean mineral finish.
Aroma: Apple Blossom, Cider, Lime Zest
Flavor: Golden & Green Apples, Fresh-squeezed Lime, Pinot Grigio, Nectarine
Wine like sparkler crafted with clover and alfalfa honey and loads of citrus fruits. Summer is upon us.
Aroma: Citrus, Earthy, Floral, Bright, Lemon
Flavor: Citrus Fruit, Sweet Orange, Minerality, Limoncello, Soil
Special Anniversary edition from our wine-like Sparkler series featuring Virginia grown yellow peaches, local lemongrass and Orange Blossom Honey.
Aroma: Stone Fruit, Green Apple, Mineral, Tangerine, Peach
Flavor: Green Apple, Slate, Peach, White Grape, Honeydew Melon, Lemon-Lime
A simple sparkler made with Summer Thistle honey from Golden Angels Apiary in the Shenandoah Valley, Virginia. The honey is very light, crisp, citrus forward and created a refreshing sparkling honey based beverage.
Aroma: Lemon Mint, Mojito, Fresh Squeezed Lemonade, Floral, Honeysuckle
Flavor: Lemon Zest, Lemonade, Mint, Tangerine, Grüner Veltliner, Minerality
Sparkler de Limon
Sparkler de Limon is crafted to taste wine-like and reminiscent of a dry lemonade. It was fermented in wine barrels and crafted with orange blossom honey, lemon zest and organic lemon juice. $1 for every glass sold will be donated to the Children’s Hospital of Richmond at VCU in concert with the Anthem LemonAid Challenge.
Aroma: Fresh Squeezed Lemons, Lemonade, Cool Climate Chenin Blanc
Flavor: Lemonade, Lemon Drops Candy, Lemongrass
A Belgian inspired addition of our Sparkler series fermented with Saison yeast. The Saison yeast enhances the fruit character and leaves the sparkler dry and refreshing.
Aroma: Melon, Pear, Apple, Floral, Eucalyptus, Peach
Flavor: Pear, White Grape, Cantaloupe, White Wine
A confused soul that is reminiscent of a fine sparkling wine. Our latest version of our most popular Sparkler series. This Sparkler contains Petit Manseng Grapes and Vidal Blanc Grapes
Aroma: Honeydew Melon, Riesling, Granny Smith apple
Flavor: White Wine, floral, tangerine, pineapple and lemon
Sparkling honey wine made with California Tangerines. Bursting in Citrus Flavor and Aroma.
Mead/Saki hybrid aged for 22 months in Chardonnay barrels. Made with Alfalfa Honey and Rice.
Mon Chéri Chablis
Mon Chéri Chablis is a sparkling Pyment crafted with Virginia Chardonnay Grapes, Clover Honey, and Virginia Oyster Shells. Chardonnay vines grown in the Chablis region of France are planted in soils comprised of limestone, clay, and fossilized oyster shells. The soil gives the wines a distinct mineral flavor. Inspired by that flavor profile we crafted Mon Chéri Chablis with Virginia oyster shells to replicate the minerality.
new world dry cider
Dry Cider crafted with Virginia grown Gold Rush Apples. Bright acidity with mellow tropical notes. Partial malolactic fermentation.
Rosé style pyment made with Virginia Summer thistle honey and Virginia Petit Verdot and Vidal Blanc grapes aged for 6 months in red wine barrels.
In collaboration with The Quill Theater we crafted a unique sparkling honey wine reminiscent of libations available during Shakespeare's life. The collaboration supports local arts and the upcoming Shakespeare season at Agecroft Hall!
Origin unknown winesap cider
Dry cider crafted with Virginia grown Winesap apples. Winesap is an apple variety of unknown origins that gains its name from the perception of wine like aromas and flavor.
FRUIT basket cider
Dry cider crafted with Virginia grown Winesap Apples, Hibiscus, and variety of fruits.
Sparkling honey wine crafted with VA wildflower honey and a plethora of Fruits and Flowers including Strawberry, Kiwi, & Pineapple.
Sparkling Honey Wine accented with herbs, flowers, and fruits.
Cider crafted with Virginia Grown Gold Rush Apples accented with a plethora of Fruits and Flowers including Strawberry, Kiwi, & Pineapple.
Sparkling Honey wine made with Orange Blossom & Clover honey as well as a variety of fruits and flowers.
Aroma: Cherry, Berries, Watermelon, Fruit Punch, Tangerine
Flavor: Fruit Punch, Cherry, Berries, Citrus, Red Popsicle
petit brut rosé
Sparkling Brut Rosé crafted with Garden Grove grown Petit Verdot Grapes and Clover Honey. Bright red fruit flavors balanced by bright acidity and a touch of sweetness.
Blend of Virginia Vidal Blanc and Chardonnay aged in French Chardonnay barrels for 5 months. Bright acidity and fruit forward.
acai brut rosé
In Collaboration with The Pit and The Peel we crafted a Super Antioxidant Sparkling Brut Rosé made with Acai Berries & Garden Grove grown Aronia Berries. Both considered super fruits with Aronia Berries having the highest antioxidant content of any fruit. Made with Turkish Clover Honey and aged for 6 month in French Chardonnay & Cabernet Sauvignon oak barrels.