As yet another year comes to an end, what better way to ring out the old and ring in the new than with a little “Sparkle and Spice?” Namely, in the form of choice winter wines sure to liven up any New Year’s Eve celebration. Wines that include: Malbecs, Syrahs, Zinfandels, Cabernet Sauvignons, Bordeauxs, Chardonnays and more. What follows are a few vintages perfect for end of year festivities produced in wineries located within public power communities:
Uwharrie Vineyards (Albemarle, NC)
Chardonnay: A medium bodied wine, beautifully balanced, with a hint of ripe melon overtones, accented with notes of pear and vanilla. A perfect pairing with any seafood, pork, pasta, sharp cheeses, or poultry cuisine. Visit www.uwharrievineyards.com to learn more.
Catawba Farms Winery (Newton, NC)
Cabernet Sauvignon: This well-rounded cabernet has rich garnet notes with the palette pleasing aromas of plums, black cherries, and baking spices. It pairs well with burgers, poultry and fine cheeses. Visit www.catawbafarms.com/winery.html to learn more.
Shadow Line Vineyard (Granite Falls, NC)
Reisling: A lightly sweet Reisling is perfect for pairing with your holiday appetizers. Known for their wide variety of varietals, Shadow Line Vineyard in Granite Falls is sure to have something in their cellars to make your holiday meals perfect. Visit http://www.shadowlinevineyard.com/ to learn more.