Chris Pearmund is one of Virginia's most widely recognized and well respected winegrowers and winemakers. He has over 25 years experience as a winemaker, vineyard manager and winery operator. Chris is the "go-to" guy if you want to understand the wine industry from berry to bottle. He has taught and mentored numerous professionals in the industry.
It's About the Wine - and the Critics Agree... Voted Best Winery in Virginia
Our blend of classic Bordeaux varietals: 28% Cabernet Sauvignon, 27% Petit Verdot, 18% Cabernet Franc, 18% Malbec and 9% Merlot. Smooth, rich and superbly balanced. AWARDS: Best Red Wine in the Wines of the South Wine Competition and Gold in the 2014 Wine Lover's Magazine.
2012 Cabernet Franc
This wine opens with aromas of cherries, raspberries and fennel, which translates to the palate with notes of cocoa and sweet cedar wood. AWARDS: Gold in the Mid-Atlantic Wine Competition
Wonderful hints of peach, guava and white pepper. Creamy honey and apricot flavors linger on the long finish. AWARDS: Gold in the 2014 Virginia State Fair, Gold in the 2015 World Wine Championships, 90 points
Aromas of dark cherries, sweet vanilla, dried violets and buttered toast, with enough gentle tannin to maintain the structure.
Pearmund Cellars is located in the beautiful foothills of eastern Fauquier County, VA, conveniently close to Northern Virginia and Washington, DC. Our 7500-square-foot geothermal winery and 25-acre vineyard produces Chardonnay, Viognier, Riesling, Late Harvest Vidal, Merlot, Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Petit Verdot, Ameritage, and other award-winning Virginia wines.