14463 Black Ankle Road, Mt Airy, MD 21771, United States
At Black Ankle Vineyards, we believe that the beautiful rolling hills of Maryland are perfectly suited to yield wines of great complexity, subtlety and nuance - wines that can compare favorably with the finest Europe has to offer. We believe that a truly great wine comes only from a truly great vineyard, and we are confident that our mix of soils, climate, grape varieties, viticulture, personal commitment, and a bit of magic will be the right formula. We are committed to coaxing memorable wines from our little piece of earth
This flavorful Bordeaux-style blend embraces notes of black cherry, blueberry, and cranberries supported by hints of leather, tobacco and anise. It’s length and structure make it preferred with food or without.
The 2014 Rolling Hills offers dark fruit flavors of cherry, cranberry and plum as well as earthy notes that express the soil on our vineyard. This medium-bodied Bordeaux-style blend has a peppery finish with smooth tannins.
The creamy and rich mouthfeel of the 2015 Grüner Veltliner is balanced with bright acidity and finished with a fusion of minerality, lemon zest, and hints of white pepper spice. 425 cases produced 85% Grüner Veltliner, 15% Viognier.
With floral, white fruit, and citrus notes, the 2015 Quartzite evolves into ripe peaches, nectarines, and pears that is followed by honeysuckle and hints of orange pith. 300 cases produced 43% Grüner Veltliner, 28% Chard, 15% Albariño, 10% Muscat
The 2015 Albariño Alegría, creamy and honeyed, has a ripe apricot and nectarine nose with a minerality and lemon zest finish. It is bright, fresh, and flavorful. 425 cases produced 78% Albariño, 22% Viognier
Lush and creamy flavors of peach, honeydew melon, and lemon zest lead to a spicy minerality. It has a length finish and crisp acidity. 425 cases produced 75% Albariño, 25% Viognier.