Wine List

The majority of our wine grapes are lovingly grown right here on the estate, and we get some additional grapes from two other vineyards within 10 miles of the estate. 
All wines are crushed, fermented, aged and bottled right here.


Smith Mountain Lake
Chardonnay unoaked    

This wine is a dry white, unoaked , Estate grown Chardonnay. Tart apple and light pear flavors will go well with seafood, chicken and roasted vegetables. 

    Award winner!
     Bronze in the 2008 Eastern International Wine Competition

     Silver in the 2013 Virginia Wine Lover's Wine Classic





HHV Chardonnay
This wine is a dry white, mildly oaked Chardonnay, 100% Estate grown, hand picked and family bottled. Try it with Jarlzburg swiss cheese or a scallop ravioli.

Vintages available: 2010, 2011

    Award winner!
    2003 - Silver in the 2006 International Eastern Wine Competition   

    2008 - Silver in the 2011 Virginia Wine Lover's Wine Classic

     2010 - Silver in the 2013 Virginia Wine Lover's Wine Classic

                                                 2011 - Silver in the 2013 Virginia Wine Lover's Wine Classic



HHV Vidal Blanc
This wine is a dry, tart white wine. The grapes are a French-American hybrid of Chardonnay popular on the East Coast. Pairs well with smoked Gouda or lemon-pepper perch.
Vintages available: 2010, 2011

      Award winner!
    2001 - Silver in the 2003 Indy International Wine Competition

    2003 - Silver in the 2005 Indy International Wine Competition           

    2005 - Bronze in the 2006 Finger Lakes Wine Competition

                                                 2005 - Bronze in the 2007 International  Eastern Wine Competition    

                                                 2007 - Bronze in the 2007 VA Governor's Cup Wine Competition

                                                             2011 - GOLD in the 2013 Virginia Wine Lover's Wine Classic


Smith Mountain Lake Mist
Our flagship white, this wine is an off-dry white wine. A blend of Vidal Blanc and Chardonnay, it is slightly sweet and perfect for porch sipping or turkey sandwiches.

     Award winner!
    Bronze in the 2005 Indy International Wine Competition

    Silver in the 2012 Virginia Wine Lover's Wine Classic

    Silver in the 2013 Virginia Wine Lover's Wine Classic




HHV Cabernet Franc
This is a Bordeaux style dry red wine with hints of French oak. Somewhat lighter than its child, Cabernet Sauvignon, it pairs well with lamb, olives, tomato sauces and oregano. 
Vintages available: 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009

    Award winner!
    2005 - Bronze in the 2007 VA Governor's Cup Wine Competition

    2007 - Bronze in the 2010 VA Governor's Cup Wine Competition

    2009 - GOLD in the 2011 International Eastern Wine Competition

                                                 2009-  Silver in the 2012 Virginia Wine Lover's Wine Classic


HHV Merlot 
This is a Bordeaux style dry red wine with hints of French oak. Ours is made in a tannic, Cabernet Sauvignon style and pairs well with grilled meats and barbeque.

Vintages available: 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009
    Award winner!
    2007 - Bronze in the 2010 International Eastern Wine Competition

    2008 - Silver in the 2011 VA State Fair Wine Competition          

    2008 - Silver in the 2011 Virginia Wine Lover's Wine Classic

     2008 - Silver in the 2011 International Eastern Wine Competition

                                                 2009 - Bronze in the 2012 Virginia Wine Lover's Wine Classic


HHV Cabernet Sauvignon

Our flagship red, this is a fruity Bordeaux style dry red wine with hints of French oak. 100% Estate Grown on 20+year old vines. Perfect with a steak smothered in mushrooms & onions.

Vintages available: 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010

    Award winner!
    2001 - Bronze in the 2003 Indy International Wine Competition

    2007 - Silver in the 2010 VA Governor's Cup Wine Competition

    2007 - Silver in the 2010 International Eastern Wine Competition

                                                 2008 - Silver in the 2011 Virginia Wine Lover's Wine Classic

                                                 2009 - GOLD in the 2013 Virginia Wine Lover's Wine Classic


Smith Mountain Lake Country Red
This is a dry red wine blend of Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc and Merlot. Unoaked, it pairs well with pizza, meat loaf and macaroni & cheese.

        Award winner!
        Bronze in the 2008 International Eastern Wine Competition

        GOLD in the 2011 Virginia Wine Lover's Wine Classic

          Silver in the 2013 Virginia Wine Lover's Wine Classic





Sweets:
Smith Mountain Lake Redbud
This is a sweet pink blush style wine that is a blend of Chardonnay, Vidal Blanc and Merlot. Good for sipping on a hot summer day or paired with a fried chicken picnic. Our only wine that contains some grapes from outside of Bedford county; they're from the other side of the lake in Franklin county!
     Award winner!
     Bronze in the 2010 VA Governor's Cup Wine Competition

     Silver in the 2011 Virginia Wine Lover's Wine Classic

    Silver in the 2012 Virginia Wine Lover's Wine Classic


Smith Mountain Lake Sunset

This is a sweet white wine that is made from Chardonnay grapes. Sweet sunshine in a glass; think of cheesecake or banana nut bread and a glass while slowly swinging in a hammock.


    Award winner!
    Bronze in the 2007 VA Governor's Cup Wine Competition

    Bronze in the 2012 VA Governor's Cup Wine Competition

    Silver in the 2012 Virginia Wine Lover's Wine Classic


Smith Mountain Lake Sweet Red Sail <more>

This is a very sweet red wine that is made from a blend of Cabernet grapes, and designed with the help of over 200 tasting room visitors.

     Silver in the 2013 Virginia Wine Lover's Wine Classic


Regional Stores & Restaurants carrying Hickory Hill wines:


Around the Lake: Bedford shoreline

Oar Knot         Diamond Hill Store        White House Store       

 

Roanoke area:

Mr. Bills Wine Shop

   

Bedford area:

Old Liberty Station



We are able to ship wine to Virginia residents that are 21 and over!
 
To place your order, call 540-296-1393.

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