For the last couple of years we have been purchasing our grapes from within the Yadkin Valley AVA, from a vineyard located in Surry County North Carolina,
2012 Cabernet Sauvignon
Cabernet Sauvignon is one of the world's most widely recognized red wine grape varieties. Cabernet Sauvignon tends to produce wines with blackcurrant notes that can be accompanied by green bell pepper notes, mint and cedar which will all become more pronounced as the wine ages.
Merlot is a dark blue-colored wine grape, that is used as both a blending grape and for varietal wines. Merlot wines usually have medium body with hints of berry, plum, and currant.
2015 Mourvèdre (Estate Bottled)
Slightly lighter bodied, with aromas of coffee and dried tobacco leaves. The style of wine produced from the grapes varies greatly according to where it is produced. Vine is one of the most well behaved in the vineyard. Bronze Medal Winner at the 2018 NC Fine Wines competition!
2014 Petit Verdot (Estate Bottled)
Our First estate bottled wine, Estate Bottle mean the wine was grown, vinified and Bottled on site at Lazy Elm. Our Petit Verdot is inky dark, with nice acidity and dark fruit flavors.
2015 Montepulciano (Estate Bottled)
A full bodied wine with rich color, slightly higher acidity and moderate tanins. The grape is widely planted throughout central and southern Italy, and When fully ripened, Montepulciano can produce deeply colored wines with moderate acidity. Bronze Medal Winner at the 2018 NC Fine Wines competition!
2013 Damn Yankee
Damn Yankee is our house blend, which currently is a blend of Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, and a touch or Petit Verdot. These proportions as well as varieties may/will vary depending on the winemakers choice and taste. The only consistency we strive for is a great tasting wine.
2013 Dry Rosé
We produce our Dry Rosé by removing some juice for our red grapes at crush time. Depending on the ripeness of the red grapes, this may produce a lighter or darker pink depending on vintage, and grape varieties. If we would like just a little bit more color we can let the juice sit on the crushed grape skins for a longer period of time. One of our favorites, it can be served room temp as you would normally serve red wine or chilled.
2013 Pinot Grigio Arancione (Orange Pinot Grigio)
“Orange wine” is a style most commonly used in Italy. It is usually a dry wine made from white wine grape varieties that have spent some maceration time in contact with the grape skins. Pinot Grigio is one of the more common grape varieties used in this style as its skin color ranges from a pink to almost copper color. The flavors can range from ripe tropical fruit notes of melon and mango, with hint of apricot on the nose.
2017 Vermentino (Estate Bottled)
Vermentino is a light-skinned wine grape variety, primarily found in Italian wine. The wine produced is a crisp refreshing wine with a higher acidity, that is great for sipping or with a nice selection of cheeses.
2017 Front Porch (Estate Bottled)
This wine is, as it's name implies, a nice simple semi-sweet porch sipping wine. It is made of 100% Mourvèdre grape that was fermented on the skins for 3 days. It has approximately 3% residual sugar, just enough sweet with some light acid and light tannins.
Our apple wine is made from 100% fresh squeezed North Carolina grown apples, it dry but crisp and fragrant with nice acidty. Like grapes, apples also vary from year to year based on climate. This vintage was produced from 100% 2013 apples. We found a nice family run apple orchard and cider mill in Morganton North Carolina called "Apple Hill Orchard and Cider Mill" . If you enjoy Apple picking, farm fresh apples, fresh donuts, fried apple pies, or one of our favorites the apple cider slushy, take a trip and visit. You will not be disappointed!
Sweet Apple Wine
Our sweet apple wine is made from the same cider we used to make our dry apple wine. The "Sweet" version borders on semi-sweet to sweet, just enough to bring out the fresh apples flavor.
Our Port style dessert wine, made with 100% Cabernet Franc that was barrel aged for approximately 30 months, fortified and sweetened. If you're wondering why we named it “Selfish”? Well, once you taste it, you won't want to share it either!! :-)