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Cove Point Winery

Cove Point Winery Cove Point Winery is a small micro-winery located in Southern Maryland's Calvert County town of Lusby. The winery is located ~6 miles north of Solomons Island and just a short distance from Cove Point Lighthouse -Maryland's oldest operational lighthouse. Cove Point Winery is the first licensed and bonded Class 4 Winery in Southern Maryland - Calvert County. As such, we obtain grapes and juice from local growers here in Southern Maryland, as well as from other sources. Our current vineyard (Cove Point Vineyards) is a small ~1 acre experimental vineyard with plantings of Cayuga White, Chardonnel, Cabernet Franc, Chambourcin, Merlot, NY73 (yet to be named), Vidal, Seyval, Foch, as well as other varieties of Neptune, Niagara, and Catawba. We currently expanding our existing plantings as well as adding 20 Blaufrankisch and 50 Symphony vines, the rest (Symphony) are still interned at Double A Vineyards that will be planted in 2006. We are members of the Maryland Winery Association, the Maryland Grape Growers Association, Calvert County Chamber of Commerce, and Wine America. Our goals are to produce a variety of fantastic wines that the non-wine drinker would enjoy, as well as impress the connoisseur.

Directions
From DC, take I-495 exit Rte-4 South to Prince Frederick. From Annapolis, take Rte-2/4 South to Prince Frederick. From Prince Frederick take Rte-4 South approx 14 miles, make left onto Cove Point Road. From St. Mary's County take Rte-235 to Rte-4 Solomons Island, approx 4 miles from Bridge, make right onto Cove Point Road (just past water tower with PBP on it). Once onto Cove Point Road, approx 1/5th a mile past the first stoplight, make right onto long driveway across entrance from Cove Point Park (signs posted).


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755 Cove Point Road, Lusby, MD, US, 20657 Email: winemaker@covepointwinery.com
Phone: 410-326-0949 Web: www.covepointwinery.com
Fax: 413-480-2853
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Products



  Blaufrankisch
This full bodied wine’s aromas are unique and inviting with black plums and black cherry undertones. The first sip yields cherry and berry flavors. The tannins are very soft, barely noticeable, but they contribute a very nice spiciness.
  Cabernet Franc
Medium bodied, notes of berries and currants, smooth tannins, lightly oaked.
  Cabernet Sauvignon
Black cherry-berry fruit and jammy notes, rich tannins and oak.
  Cayuga White
Pleasant medium body, notes of peaches, nectarines and apricots- similar to a German-style Riesling.
  Chancellor
Medal winning, Southern maryland grapes, smooth with lots of fruit balanced by moderate oak.
  Chardonnay
Medium body,½ fermented in French oak ½ fermented in stainless and then blended produces fruit forward flavors. Oak flavors on the mid-palate and fruit flavors again and on the finish make this a well rounded Chardonnay with a soft acid finish.
  Chrystal Red
Merlot dessert wine, strong fruity berry notes.
  Cove Point Red
An oaked blend of 60% Merlot, 30% Cabernet Sauvignon, and 10% Cabernet Franc.
  Cove Point White
A blend of Chenin Blanc, French Colombard, and Muscat aged in Hungarian oak.
  Dutchess
  Fredonia
lightly-sweet chilled red
  Fume Blanc
Sauvignon Blanc fermented in Hungarian oak, crisp acidity with notes of melons, green apples, and citrus finish
  Gewürztraminer
Light body, spicy notes and very delicious.
  Isabella
Pleasant blush wine, fantastic and refreshing!
  Landot Noir
Grapes from St. Michaels Vineyard in St. Mary’s County, limited harvest in 2004. Light body Beaujolais-style with notes of berries, currants, and a plum finish, light tannins, aged in French oak.
  Merlot
Full bodied,rapberry and strawberry notes, moderate tannins and oak.
  Pinot Gris
Straw color, well rounded and smooth with honey, pear, apricot, citrus flavors and a wonderful finish. Low in acid, with great balance. A great every day – salad to fish or fowl to dessert wine.
  Pinot Noir
Medium body red wine that’s fruity with low tannins, smooth light French oak complements the berry notes and soft acidity.
  Riesling
Light body, Rhone style.
  Seyval
No oak, strong fruit notes and crisp citrus like acidity.
  Symphony
Medal winning, amazing fruit notes and crisp lemon-like acidity.
  White Muscat
A blend of Muscat grapes from California, aromatic, medium body and full of fruit with clean finish.
  White Zinfandel

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