on 15/03/11 at 8:39 pmBooze News
Thursday, April 7, 2011
Auction Time: 1:00 PM (ET)
Property Type: Agricultural
Home to one of the most prestigious wineries along the East Coast, Kluge Estate Winery is located near the birthplace of American and Virginian viticulture, Thomas Jefferson’s Monticello. This prestigious locale, surrounded by some of the nation’s most exclusive residences, encompasses the beauty of the Virginia countryside with scenic views and majestic, natural landscape.
Kluge Estate Winery is within the Monticello AVA in the central Piedmont area and has excellent natural conditions receiving 211 growing days during season. Planted with ten varieties of grape, the soil quality and orientation of the vines at Kluge Estate have been carefully managed to produce an assortment of world-class still and sparkling wines including Bordeaux, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Cabernet Franc, and Chardonnay, as well as a trio of food-friendly wines known as the Albemarle brand.
In addition to 164+/- acres currently under vine, there are 60+/- acres of clear land that has ideal slope and elevation for future planting. The vineyards and rolling green hills provide an enchanting backdrop to the picturesque setting of this estate which also offers wooded residential tracts wonderfully suited for residential development, recreational use, or timber.