Reserve Wines

Burntshirt Vineyards offers four Reserve Wines, showcasing the pinnacle of our winemaking process:

O Cellars Reserve Chardonnay
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The O Cellars Reserve Chardonnay is handcrafted by our winemaker from the finest lots of the vintage, lovingly barrel-aged.  This wine reflects the high standards of the Oates Family, the proprietors of Burntshirt Vineyards.

Awards:
2014 Reserve Chardonnay
Silver – 2016 New York International Wine Competition
Silver – 2016 Pacific Rim Wine Competition
Silver – 2016 Asheville Wine and Food Festival
2013 O Cellars Reserve Chardonnay
Gold – 2016 China Wine and Spirits Awards
Silver – 2016 Finger Lake International Wine Awards
Silver – 2015 New York International Wine Competition
Silver – 2015 Dixie Classic Fair
Silver – 2015 Finger Lake International Wine Awards
Silver – 2015 Pacific Rim Wine Competition
Bronze – 2016 Finger Lake International Wine Awards


O Cellars Reserve Cabernet Franc
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The O Cellars Reserve Cabernet Franc is handcrafted through small lot fermentation from a grape variety that ripens well in our terroir.  We barrel age this in a combination of French and American oak to deliver soft aromas of blueberry and cherry, complimenting the varietal characteristics of earth and herb.  This medium bodied, versatile wine pairs with herb roasted veggies, grilled lamb and beef.

Awards:
2015 O Cellars Cabernet Franc Reserve
Silver, 2018 Berlin International Wine Competition
Gold, 2018 Indy International Wine Competition
Double Gold – 2017 Asheville International Wine Competition
Double Gold – 2017 Asheville Wine & Food Festival
2014 O Cellars Cabernet Franc Reserve
Gold – 2016 Asheville Wine and Food Festival
2013 O Cellars Cabernet Franc Reserve
Double Gold – Dixie Classic Fair
Gold – 2015 Asheville Wine and Food Festival


O Cellars Meritage Red
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The O Cellars Meritage is our flagship blend, selected with rigorous blending trials, representing the ultimate our vineyards have to offer. Utilizing five of the noble varieties of Bordeaux, small lots of hand chosen fruit are carefully matured in 100% French Oak, resulting in a balanced gem. This wine pairs well with roast pork, braised lamb and filet mignon.

Awards:
2015 O Cellars Meritage
Silver, 2018 Berlin International Wine Competition
Silver, 2018 Dixie Classic Premium Category
Silver, 2018 Atlantic Seaboard Wine Competition
Gold – 2017 Asheville Wine & Food Festival
2014 O Cellars Meritage
Gold – North Carolina State Fair
Silver – Finger Lakes International Wine Competition
Bronze – Atlantic Seaboard Wine Competition
2013 O Cellars Meritage
Gold – 2016 New York International Wine Competition
Silver – Grand Harvest Awards
Bronze – Finger Lakes International Wine Competition


O Cellars Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon 

Our premiere Cabernet Sauvignon varietal offers classic aromas of blackberry & cassis, with a full body and robust tannins, aged in new French oak.

Awards:
2016 O Cellars Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon
Silver, 2018 Atlantic Seaboard Wine Competition
2015 O Cellars Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon
Gold – 2017 Asheville Wine & Food Festival

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