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RagApple Lassie Vineyards

RagApple Lassie Vineyards My namesake, The RagApple Lassie Vineyard, happily grows in the small Yadkin County town of Boonville, North Carolina located about 25 miles northwest of Winston-Salem, North Carolina and just under the western gaze of Pilot Mountain (to you Andy Griffith fans, this is Mount Pilot!). Vineyards are not new to North Carolina, in fact, 150 years ago North Carolina produced more grapes than all other states combined. However, the grapes grown at the time were Concords and they did not survive the interruptions caused by World War I and Prohibition. Once again vineyards are flourishing in North Carolina, particularly in Yadkin and surrounding counties. This is no surprise because elevations of approximately 1,200 feet, soil composition and microclimates of the protected river basin make this area one of the best for producing quality wine grapes. Hours: Wed-Sun, 12-6 pm.

Directions
From Elkin and areas North and West: Highway 21 South to Highway 67 East; (Highway 67 intersects with I-77 at Holiday Inn Express in Jonesville); continue on Highway 67 East to intersection of Rockford Road ( intersection is 3 miles from stoplight in Boonville ); turn right on Rockford Road; Winery on left. From Charlotte and Lake Norman Area: I-77 North to Exit 82; turn right on NC Highway 67; pass through the Town of Boonville (approximately 5 miles); sign for winery will be on right, three miles from stoplight in Boonville.


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Address Web Social
3724 Rockford Road, Boonville, NC, US, 27011 Email: info@ragapplelassie.com
Phone: 336-367-6000 Web: www.ragapplelassie.com
Fax: 336-367-4000
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Products



  Boonville Blanc
Aromas of orange blossoms and light apricot. Perfectly balanced and medium sweet, with lingering fresh peach flavors. A wonderful sipping wine, classic Viognier flavors enhanced by a delightfully sweet fruitness. Gold ** Mid Atlantic Wine Competition
  Cabernet Sauvignon
Round and harmonious medium body with plenty of black cherries and ripe plums leading the way and chocolate-sprinkled cappuccino, anisette, cassis, walnuts, and white pepper trailing in the wake. A long smooth finish shows traces of toasted oak and soft tannins.
  Chardonnay
A barrel fermented, sur lie: Full bodied and buttery, this wine is sophisticated and polished with a beautiful golden volor and floral fragrances. It offers plenty of heady lemon custard and orange blossom flavors with hints of mango, papaya, and pineapple in the margins. Vanilla and a touch of spice complete the long silky finish.
  Evening Sunset (Dessert Wine)
Limited supply, order for next year at this years price! A sweet, rich dessert wine, loaded with juicy tropical fruit and floral aromas and luscious, lingering mango and pineapple flavors. Made from Symphony grapes with a little Viognier added. Offered in 375ml bottles at $16.00. Because of a limited supply, never entered in a formal competition.
  Merlot
Bright ruby red color and medium body with plenty happening on the palate. Cherries, berries and plums predominate, but chocolate, coffee and licorice also present. The finish is long and velvety with touches of smoke and oak.
  Pinot Gris
Rich, fruity, aromas of pineapple, fresh figs, honey and vanilla. Full bodied classic Alsatian style with lots of vanilla and light toast, having good acidity and long, lingering finish.
  Rockford Red (Blend)
A wonderfully intense, rich medium-sweet red wine. Complexity of flavors reflect the blend of Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc and a touch of Zinfandel. Aromas of chocolate covered cherries. Great sipping wine with classic flavors. **Bronze** American Wine Society International Wine Competition. **Bronze** NC State Fair Wine Competition
  Syrah
Dry red wine, Rhone variety, classic black pepper and intense black cherry aromas. Soft and round on the palate, perfectly balanced with rich black cherry, spicy pepper and a delightful smoky finish that lasts and lasts.
  Viognier
dry, spicy, medium bodied wine with floral aromas and a hint of melon. Long, cool fermentation in all stainless steel tanks helps to capture the wonderful spice and citrus of the Rhone varietal. Viognier is an excellent choice to serve with Chinese or Thai food. (Pronounced vee-oh-nyay).
  Zinfandel
Bursting with blackberry, plum, and raspberry aromas. Well-integrated currant, berry fruits and toasty oak with a hint of cherry and light chocolate in the long rich finish.

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