Here at Grande River Vineyards we make traditional Bordeaux-style wines using only the finest Grand Valley grown grapes. Our whites are dry and fermented both in stainless steel to showcase the exceptional fruit flavors, and in oak barrels for just the right amount of flavor. Our reds are both Bordeaux and Rhone varietals made in a dry style to showcase the fruit, the terroir, the oak aging and the art of producing award winning wines.
Our wine portfolio includes Sauvignon Blanc, Lavende Vin Blanc, Viognier, Meritage White, Chardonnay, Syrah, Merlot, Malbec, Petit Verdot, Meritage Red, Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Desert Blush, Sweet Red, Riesling, Late Harvest Viognier, Ruby Port and Tawny Merlot Port. Please see the information below on each wine to assist you with your selection. Click on the Begin Shopping tab to the right to take you to the shopping cart.
DRY WHITE WINES
2015 Sauvignon Blanc (Rel 9.4.16) – A well balanced dry, crisp and refreshing white wine that offers notes of grapefruit and citrus flavors with a slight mineral character on the finish.
Lavande Vin Blanc (Rel 8.6.15) – A dry, crisp and light Semillon and Viognier wine infused with Lavender. Inspired by beautiful and aromatic lavender cultivated in Western Colorado. Store at 55-60° and serve slightly chilled.
2014 Viognier Estate Bottled (Rel 10.28.16) – (pronounced vee-oh-n’yay) – Made in a dry style, tank fermented, this wine offers aromas of pineapple and peach. Good acid and sugar balance with a slight sweet fruit finish.
2014 Meritage White (Rel 10.28.16) – A white Bordeaux blend of Sauvignon Blanc and Semillon fermented and aged in oak barrels for 9 months. Pale straw yellow color. Aromas of pear and pineapple with medium body and a lightly astringent citrus accented finish. A nice medium-dry table wine.
2015 Chardonnay (Rel. 11.20.16)- This barrel-aged Chardonnay is a lovely pale straw color color. Flavors of light citrus and tropical fruit balance the oak and vanilla on the palate.
DRY RED WINES
2014 Cabernet Franc (Rel 10.23.16) – Deep red in color, this is a fruit forward wine with aromas of red berries. A medium bodied wine; the palate has smoky cedar notes with plum fruit on the finish.
2013 Syrah Estate Bottled (Rel.3.15.16) – Dark garnet red in color, this wine offers aromas of mocha and generous cherry and blackberry fruits with a hint of spice. The palate has a soft tannin finish.
2014 Malbec (Rel. 8.9.16) – The wine displays dense fruit aromas with flavors of cherry and raspberry fruit. The mouth feel is full and rich, with a touch of sweet spice and a peppery finish from light oak aging.
NV Havin’ a Cow (Rel 12.8.16) – The art of creating a complex red table wine! A proprietary blend of Cabernet Franc and Merlot. Aromas of black cherry and smoke. Flavors of jammy dark berries with mild spice form oak barrel aging.
2012 Meritage Red (Rel 8.8.16) – This Bordeaux blend is our flagship wine. It is a true Meritage blend with Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Petit Verdot and Malbec. Flavors of raspberry, cherry and spice with a slight herbaceous medium to soft tannic finish.
RESERVE DRY RED WINES
2012 Reserve Cabernet Franc (Rel 8.15.15) – This wine has an earthy flavor with notes of plum and spice. Medium body with medium tannins.
2013 Reserve Petit Verdot (Rel 3.23.16- This wine has a long tannic finish. Blueberry, wild berries and black pepper flavors.
SWEET AND OFF DRY WINES
Sweet Red (Non-Vintage) – Our Sweet Red is a chillable, oak barrel aged red wine. Made from a blend of varieties we grow, some of which are late harvested to provide a rich sweet taste.
Desert Blush (Non-Vintage) – Soft slightly sweet flavors of strawberry and raspberries with a gorgeous salmon color. Serve chilled.
2014 Riesling (Rel 5.15.16) – A slightly sweet wine with traditional Riesling characteristics and tantalizing fruit and floral aromas. A universal favorite made in the traditional German style.
DESSERT WINES AND PORT
2014 Late Harvest Viognier Estate Bottled (Rel 8.4.15)– Left to ripen in the warm sun later in the season, this wine has a golden hue with notes of peach, dried apricot, figs and caramel on the nose. Flavors of mango and honey come through this well balanced, sweet and full flavored wine that has a long finish.
Ruby Port – (Rel 2.26.16) – Aged in oak barrels for a smooth finish. A unique blend of Cabernet Franc, Touriga Nacional and Sousao grapes, this port has lots of sweet dark fruit flavor. Enjoy now or cellar for 2 – 3 more years.