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Our dry red wines

Red wine

Lucy Lou Rosé
Named in the memory of our winery's red beagle, Lucy, this dry Grenache Rosé is a refreshing departure from the normal reds and whites. Crisp, with flavors of red cherries and strawberries, it finishes with a refreshing acidity. This is the perfect summertime quencher for folks who like dry wines. Try it with your most lavish picnic! It pairs well with anything from chicken salad croissants and club sandwiches to hamburgers and potato salad. Serve chilled.
Bronze Medal Winner, 2022.

Made in the style of the great Beaujolais wines, this perky young wine is also made from the juice of the Gamay grape. If you're looking to begin enjoying reds, this is the perfect "red wine on training wheels." Very light body, minimum tannins, bright fruit nose, and a beautiful garnet color. Pair this wine with a juicy pork tenderloin or roasted fowl.
Gold Medal Winner, 2004.
Silver Medal Winner, 2019 and 2021.

Patterned after the great Burgundy wines, our version of Pinot Noir offers a soft, light, fruity, easy-drinking taste, emphasizing fresh berry flavors.
Bronze Medal Winner, 2018

Bull Head Red
The grapes for this wonderful Malbec hail from Argentina. Enjoy a bold, rich textured wine with the taste of ripe plums, cherries, currants, and red berries. The nose offers just a hint of vanilla. Food pairings are beef and lamb.
Silver Medal Winner, 2022.
Bronze Medal Winner, 2017, 2016.

Feather Bed Red
A full-bodied intense red with cherry - currant flavor, this Sonoma-grown Cabernet Sauvignon benefits from aging with oak. Wonderfully matched with Filet Mignon or other fine cut of beef. This is Brant's favorite wine.
Silver Medal Winner, 2023.

Italian Stud
Specially formulated by your wine master, this strong Super Tuscan-styled red is often confused with liquid Viagra™. Thistle Meadow Winery assumes no responsibility for sudden passionate desires. You simply must read the testimonial letters to get the full picture of this hearty red. Faint hearts beware! Limited quantity available. Consistent Gold medal winner.
Gold Medal Winner, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2014, 2013.
Silver Medal Winner, 2015, 2019.
Bronze Medal Winner, 2021, 2022.

South Fork Red
Soft, full flavor of Merlot laced with a bit of oak to enhance fruitiness. Compare this wine with your "store bought" harsh Merlots! This is a very mellow Merlot.
Gold Medal Winner, 2023.

Tom's Special Red
This batch of wine is made from Primitivo grapes that were grown in Sicily. If you've never heard of Primitivo, you're not alone. Here's a hint: It's virtually the same vine that grows Zinfandel in the USA; so if you like a nice dry red that's very similar to Zin, drop on in!
2023 batch is almost sold out

Elk Knob Red
The grapes for this big Nebbiolo were grown in Italy, home of the famous Barolo style that is so often made from these grapes. Think dark fruit flavor and oak - and even though the wine tastes great now, it's still quite young and hasn't reached its full potential. We believe lovers of big reds will really enjoy this one after extended aging for a year or two!
Bronze Medal Winner, 2023.