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. 4.5% R.S.
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 0% R.S.
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 2.8% R.S.
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 1.75% R.S.
We're sure Red would approve!
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 2.2% R.S.
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. 1.2% R.S
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 . 11% R.S.
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! NV 4.6% R.S.
2014 Jerry Mead’s New World International Wine Competition- Silver Medal
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! 22% R.S
2015 Jefferson Cup Invitational Wine Competition- MEDAL OF EXCELLENCE- Equivalent to a GOLD MEDAL
2015 American Wine Society – Double Gold Medal
Candy apple nose layered with apricots and pineapple. A deeper nose leads to wonderful aromas of over ripe melon and sweet grass. A bright juicy mouth starts with golden delicious apples with a great lingering chalky acidity! Tons of tropical fruit surrounds your mouth and leaves it watering for more. Pair our Dry Riesling with field greens topped with white raisins, crumbly blue cheese tossed with tarragon dressing, white fish and mango tacos or warm waffles topped with diced tropical fruit served with white balsamic glaze! Vintage 2014 R.S. 0.9%
2015 New York Wine & Food Classic, Gold Medal
Grassy, mango and papaya nose with a touch of sugared lemons. This mouth-watering Riesling is full of tropical fruits with hints of subtle lime and creamy tangelos throughout. More exotic juicy fruits in the finish leave you longing for more! Pair this wine with creamed corn soup served in a sour dough bread bowl, sharp cheddar tuna noodle casserole, warm baked brie served with mango apricot chutney or lemon pudding topped with crumbled vanilla wafers! Vintage 2014 R.S. 2.7%
2016 San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition, Gold Medal and 2015 Jefferson Cup Invitational, Medal of Excellence - Equivilent to a Gold Medal
Another spectacular Seneca Lake Chardonnay! A luscious deep nose filled with banana fosters and amaretto. A bright oak and full bodied oily textured mouth leading to crème brûleé crust and hints of dark caramel. Finishing with stewed pineapples and nutmeg spice. Pair this award winning wine with lox and bagels, sautéed butternut & clove hash served over filet of sole or butter pecan ice cream topped with a warm maple and caramel drizzle! Vintage 2014. 0.5% R.S
2015 Jefferson Invitational, Medal of Excellence - Equivalent to a Gold Medal
100% Cabernet Franc our Dry Rosé has a wonderful warm creamy tart cherry nose with hints of lime zest. Strawberry rhubarb starts in the mouth, hints of lime and a slight orange spice on the finish. Pair our Rosé with brick oven pizza topped with white sauce and chèvre cheese, creamy ham and four cheese au gratin, or warm cherry pie topped with fresh whipped topping. Vintage 2014 R.S. .6 %
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
2014 Grand Harvest Awards Wine Competition - SILVER
An intense nose filled with amazing aromas...black raspberry scents lead to molasses, anisette and light smoke. The mouth starts with tart dark cherries and hints of blue fruits. Smooth tannins surround your mouth with a full bodied finish with more black raspberries and black tea leaves. Pair this wine with gorgonzola crostini topped with a blueberry balsamic dressing, grilled strip steak with au poivre sauce or molten chocolate cake served with a warm black cherry sauce. Vintage 2012 • 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.
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!