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Top Virginia Wines for Thanksgiving

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Thanksgiving is right around the corner, and what better way to celebrate than by sipping delicious wine with the ones you love? Whether you’re serving wine to your guests or bringing wine as a gift for your host or hostess, these local Virginia wines are perfect for your Thanksgiving feast:

Red: Ankida Ridge Pinot Noir
This red wine has classic Burgundian character with notes of black cherry, cassis and ripe strawberry. Its light fruit flavors are sure to brighten up any meal.

White: Zephaniah 2012 Viognier
This Viognier is a complex wine made from Virginia’s signature grape. It is aged for seven months in French oak barrels, boasting both floral and fruity notes.

Chatham Church Creek Chardonnay - Oak Blend
The Oak Blend Chardonnay is fermented and aged both in French and Virginia oak for nine months, resulting in a combination of ripe pear and apple.

Rosé: Linden 2012 Rosé
This lively Rosé is a blend of 60% Cabernet Sauvignon, 35% Merlot and 5% Cabernet Franc. It boasts aromas of sour cherry, red raspberry, lingonberry, mint and white peach, making it a versatile wine for all dishes.

Sparkling: Barboursville Brut n.v. Enjoy fine bubbles and ripe pear flavors while sipping this sparkler. It is both refreshing and intriguing, and it pairs perfectly with holiday hors d’oeuvres.

What Virginia wines will you indulge in this Thanksgiving?