Premium Varietal Wines

Burntshirt Vineyards offers six varietal wines, showcasing the unique terroir of our mountain vineyards:

Grüner VeltlinerBurntshirt-Gruner

Burntshirt Vineyards’ Grüner Veltliner is a light, dry, and refreshing white wine with a nose of melon, slate, and lemongrass. It dances on your palate and pairs well with lighter fare, especially salads, fish, and chicken.

Awards:
2016 Grüner Veltliner
Bronze, 2018 Indy International Wine Competition
2015 Grüner Veltliner
Gold – 2016 Asheville Wine and Food Festival
2014 Grüner Veltliner
Bronze – International East Meets West Wine Competition
Gold – 2015 Grand Harvest Wine Competition, Santa Rosa CA
Gold – 2014 Dixie Classic Fair
Silver – 2015 Asheville Food and Wine Festival
Gold – 2015 International Women’s Wine Competition, Sonoma County CA
2013 Grüner Veltliner
Bronze – Pacific Rim Wine Competition
Bronze – 2014 Dixie Classic Fair Wine Competition
2011 Grüner Veltliner
Silver – 2012 Grand Harvest Wine Competition, Santa Rose CA
Best of Class, 2012 International Women’s Wine Competition, Sonoma County CA
Double Gold, 2012 International Women’s Wine Competition, Sonoma County CA
Bronze – 2012 North Carolina State Fair


Vidal Blanc

The Vidal Blanc has bright citrus aromatics of pink grapefruit & pineapple wrapped within a well-balanced, lightly sweet finish.

Awards:
2016 Vidal Blanc
Double Gold, 2018 Dixie Classic
Silver, 2018 Indy International Wine Competition
Gold – 2017 Asheville Wine & Food Festival


ChardonnayBurntshirt-Chardonnay

Fermented and aged in stainless steel, this highly aromatic and crisp chardonnay has flavors of ripe apple and pear, with a hints of vanilla and almond.  It pairs well with all types of food but is especially good with pasta, seafood and a variety of cheeses.

 


Harvest Moon Chardonnay

Harvest Moon Chardonnay offers aromas of apple, pineapple and citrus.  Aged in American oak and with a smooth, clean finish, this wine complements poultry and fresh seafood.  Combing fruit from both of our vineyards, this West Coast-style chardonnay is rich and buttery, with an oaky and buttery finish.

Awards:
Gold – 2016 North Carolina State Fair
Gold, Best in Class – 2014 Grand Harvest Awards
2013 Harvest Moon Chardonnay
Bronze – 2014 International Women’s Wine Competition


RieslingBurntshirt-Riesling-2014

Crafted with admiration for the Old World approach, we offer our interpretation of a classically styled halbtrocken Riesling.  Showcasing a clean and crisp palate with ample fruit and a weightless, minerality laden backbone.  We suggest parings of sharp cheese and classic Asian stir-fry.

Awards:
2014 Riesling
Gold – 2016 International Women’s Wine Competition, Sonoma County, CA
Bronze – 2016 Finger Lake International Wine Awards
Bronze – 2016 Atlantic Seaboard Competition
Silver – 2016 Pacific Rim Wine Competition
Bronze – 2015 Grand Harvest Wine Competition, Santa Rosa, CA
Silver – 2015 Asheville Wine and Food Festival
Bronze – 2015 International Women’s Wine Competition, Sonoma County, CA
2013 Riesling
Silver – 2015 Finger Lake International Wine Awards
Gold, Best of Class – 2014 Grand Harvest Awards
Bronze – 2014 International Women’s Wine Competition
2012 Riesling
Bronze – 2014 East Meets West Eastern Division, Sonoma County, CA
Bronze – 2013 Mid Atlantic SE Dixie Classic Wine Competition, Winston-Salem, NC
2011 Riesling
Silver – 2012 Grand Harvest Wine Competition, Santa Rosa, CA
Silver – 2012 North Carolina State Fair


Merlot
Burntshirt-Merlot

Burntshirt Vineyards Merlot is a smooth, easy drinking wine with flavors of plums and black cherry.  Aged 12 months in a blend of French and American oak to create an elegant and seamless finish.  This wine is a perfect match for flat iron steak, grilled lamb chops, and red sauced pizza.

Awards:
2013 Burntshirt Vineyards Merlot
Bronze – International East Meets West Wine Competition
Double Gold – 2016 China Wine and Spirit Awards
Bronze – 2016 Atlantic Seaboard Competition
Bronze – 2016 Pacific Rim Wine Competition
Silver – 2016 Asheville Wine and Food Festival
Bronze – 2015 Grand Harvest Wine Competition, Santa Rosa, CA
2011 Merlot
Bronze – 2013 Grand Harvest Wine Competition, Santa Rosa, CA
Bronze – 2013 North Carolina State Fair
Bronze – 2013 Mid Atlantic SE Dixie Classic Wine Competition, Winston-Salem, NC
Bronze – 2012 International Women’s Wine Competition, Sonoma County, CA
Bronze – 2012 North Carolina State Fair

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