Bargello’s Featured Wine
JONES VON DREHLE PETIT MANSENG 2016 | YADKIN VALLEY
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The September Wine Feature is a beautiful white that is made in North Carolina by the family-owned winery, Jones Von Drehle Vineyards and Winery!
The story of Jones von Drehle Vineyards and Winery began in 2007 when in-laws Chuck & Diana Jones and Ronny & Raymond von Drehle discovered a perfect piece of land in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Thurmond, NC. They created an Estate Winery, planting carefully selected varieties of grapes among the thirty acres.
The result of their efforts can be enjoyed at Bargello with a refreshing and classic 2016 Petit Manseng. Petit Manseng is a rarely found grape in North Carolina that originates from the southwest region of France.
We suggest pairing this bold white with Bargellos’s Capellini Alle Vongole, Local Mushroom Pizza, or PEI Mussels. Sip this wine slowly to appreciate the wonderful refreshing crisp hint of pear, citrus, and tropical fruit.
Award-Winning Wine Lists
Both Posana and Bargello hold distinguished awards from Wine Spectator. Posana was Asheville’s only independent restaurant in 2014 to be awarded Wine Spectator’s Award of Excellence. They have continued to achieve that level of recognition through 2018 when they kicked things up a notch and earned Wine Spectator’s Best of Award of Excellence, once again to be the only independent restaurant in Asheville to achieve this level of recognition. Posana’s cellar focuses on sourcing wine from small production vineyards with a focus on organic, sustainable, or biodynamic growing and production principles. Posana has maintained Wine Spectator’s Best of Award of Excellence consistently since 2018. Recipients of Wine Spectator’s Best of Award of Excellence offer a wine list displaying “an excellent breadth across multiple winegrowing regions and/or significant vertical depth of top producers, along with superior presentation. Typically offering 350 or more selections, these restaurants are destinations for serious wine lovers, showing a deep commitment to wine, both in the cellar and through their service team.”