2019 ASWA Gold Medal Blush/Rose Vinifera

ASWA award winner Mount Nittany2018 Linden Vale Rose’ by Mount Nittany Vineyard & Winery, PA Shade Mountain Vineyard – This dry rose is made of 60% cabernet franc and 40% syrah grown in central Pennsylvania.

Ripe strawberry notes tease the palate, with highlights of cherry, watermelon and soft rose. Crisp and light-bodied, clean.

2019 ASWA Gold Medal Other White Hybrid/NA Varietal

ASWA award winner Mount Nittany2018 Tailgate White by Mount Nittany Vineyard & Winery, PA. This 100% geisenheim is fresh, crisp and clean, with a pronounced bouquet. Juicy grapefruit dominates, with hints of citrus and pine. 2.50 rs.

Geisenheim is a French-American hybrid, a cross between riesling and chancellor.

2019 ASWA Best of Category Winner Riesling

ASWA award winner Woody Lodge Riesling_award_winner2018 Riesling by Woody Lodge Winery, PA. This six-year-old winery nestled in the Allegheny Mountains of Central Pennsylvania highlights the quality that can be brought forth from this area.

Their 100% Riesling is  semi-dry with hints of pear, peach, and apricot.

2019 ASWA Best of Category Winner Port-Styled Wines

ASWA winner Black_Pearl__29566.15544899622018 Black Pearl by Woody Lodge Winery, PA.  Produced by Woody Lodge in Pennsylvania’s Allegheny Mountains using New York fruit.

100% blackberry juice fortified to port strength. Rich and flavorful, the winery’s first port-style wine is sure to be a crowd-pleaser.

2019 ASWA Category Winner Blush/Rose Vinifera

ASWA Waltz Rose2018 Stiegel Rose by Waltz Vineyards, PA

This 75% Cab Sauv/25% Cab Franc blend from Lancaster County, PA, was whole-cluster pressed and shows notes of watermelon highlighted by hints of strawberry and hibiscus.

Off dry, and with nice acidity on the palate.

2019 ASWA Category Winner Sweet White Hybrid/NA (RS > 4 % )

ASWA Mt Nittany Muscato2018 Moscato by Mount Nittany Vineyard & Winery, PA

Founded by Joe Carroll in 1990, the winery is now under the direction of the second generation, daughter and son-in-law Linda and Steve Weaver.

Produced from AVA Finger Lakes grapes their 2018 Moscato is a lush, sweet wine with aromas of honeysuckle and orange blossom, and flavors of apricots, peaches, and pears.

2018 ASWA CATEGORY WINNER Sweet Blush Wine

ASWA winner Mt Nittany WineryMount Nittany Vineyard & Winery Mountain Blush 2017, Pennsylvania

The white zin craze may be over, but this blend of steuben touched with 5% seyval blanc will bring memories of the best of that popular rose style. From the heart of central Pennsylvania in the Lake Erie ava (which covers parts of Ohio and New York as well as PA), strawberry and raspberry flavors enhance fruit, mild cheeses and rich desserts. Suggested retail: $13.99