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Lazy Days Winery

Lazy Days Winery We are a brand new winery located on US29 (N Amherst Hwy), just south of Route 151. We are located in what once was the Central Virginia Livestock Yard. While red clay may be challenging for roses and tomatoes, grapes love it! Lazy Days Winery is host to the Summer Solstice Wine Festival in June. Bring a picnic, try some wines, wander around our 2 acre barn and rest a while!

From Charlottesville: * Head west on I-64 for about 4 miles * Take exit 118A to merge onto US-29 S toward Lynchburg * Drive about 43 miles * Lazy Days Winery will be on the right From Lynchburg: * Head north on VA-163 for about two miles * Bear right on to US-29 BUS N/Amherst * Drive about 10 miles * Merge onto US-29 N/N Amherst Hwy via the ramp to Charlottesville * Drive about 5 miles * Make a U-turn at VA-151 N * Lazy Days Winery will be on the right

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1351 N Amherst Hwy, Amherst, VA, US, 24521 Email:
Phone: 434-381-6088 Web:
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While its flavor is similar to Cabernet Sauvignon, this wine tends to be slightly more herbaceous overall in terms of aroma and taste. It is softer than a Petit Verdot, and shows hints of lighter red fruits such as cherries and raspberries.
  Petit Manseng
Petit Manseng is a very interesting grape variety. It has a distinct lemon and fruit salad flavor, has plenty of presence, which carries the touch of sweetness. At first sniff, this Is just another light, fairly simple dry style white, but It reveals some interesting hidden subtleties. The bouquet starts up with tropical fruit hints, evolving some honeysuckle, pear and stone - fruit aromas. It's delicate in the mouth with firm acidity and lick of sweetness, finishing clean, dry and well balanced.
  Petit Verdot
This rarely bottled stand-alone varietal is dark and fruity, with hints of raisins and currants. With its rich structure and big tannins, this powerful wine ages well as strong tones of violet and leather develop as it matures.
  Sweet Lazy Days
A nice blend of Vidal and Chardonnay, this is an off-dry that has residual sugar of 2.5% and makes for a wonderful table or after dinner wine on those warm summer nights.
This shy producer and somewhat difficult to grow grape has its attraction in its powerful, rich and complex aroma that often seems like apricots mixed with orange blossoms or acacia. It has a more distinctive fruit character than a Chardonnay, and because of its fresh and striking aroma, it is a wine that should be consumed young in most instances.


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