Mount Hope Wine List
Mount Hope Wine Gallery offers a wide variety of wines in nine different series. With everything from Chardonnay to Ice Wine, there is definitely a taste for every palette. Click on the wine names below to learn more about them and stop by the Wine Gallery for complimentary tasting, seven days a week!
Mount Hope's Classic Favorites
2010 Vintage Gold Medal Winner at the PA Wine Association Competition! Prosit! This German style wine is a crisp, semi-dry white made from traminer grapes.
Pairings: fresh fruit, chicken, spicy dishes
Made with 100% Lancaster County Honey
Honey Mead ▾
Repeat winner at the PA Wine Association Competition—Mount Hope's Honey MEad is produced with 100% pure Lancaster County honey, with no artifical flavors or colors added. Enjoy a captivating honey aroma and taste with grape overtones and bountiful, robust flavors.
Pairings: desserts, roasted poultry, blue cheese
Honey Mead and Lancaster County Cider are fermented together to create a delicious blend of the rich traditional flavors of tart apples and sweet mead in Mount Hope's Cyser (si-zer). The result is a still, aperitif-style beverage with a refreshing and mouthwatering sweetness. Made from locally grown products, cyser is best served well chilled.
Pairings: Lamb, Pork, Other Roasted or Grilled Meats
Honey Mead - Blueberry ▾
The fresh, sweet taste of succulent, plump blueberries combines with a floral honey flavor, to create a subtle fruity mouthfeel and crisp finish. Blueberry Honey Mead is a sweet mixture of Mount Hope's Honey Mead and fresh blueberries.
Pairings: desserts, cheeses
Honey Mead - Raspberry ▾
Ripe raspberries explode from the glass with intoxicating floral aromas. Raspberry Honey Mead is less sweet than our regular mead, and finishes with a lingering crisp raspberry impression and smooth, warming finish.
Pairings: fruit desserts, mildly sweet main dishes (honey glazed ham), chocolate
New World Series
Some of our most popular wines
Refreshingly light and fruit-forward white with a touch of sweetness and soft, fruity flavors. Cayuga White is best served well-chilled and pairs beautifully with a wide range of foods.
Pairings: asian cuisine, salty hors d'ouerves
The sweetest red at Mount Hope, the luscious grapey drink utilizes all concord grapes, as the name suggests. It tastes like grape juice and is ideal on its own or makes a great base for punch.
Pairings: salads, cheeses, light meals
Mount Hope Rose ▾
Mount Hope's Rose is a delicate and refined blush wine. With an attractive, soft blush color that is beautifully bright and delicate notes of raspberries, peaches, and white flowers, this wine is refreshing and light-bodied. Serve well chilled.
Pairings: pizza, grilled fish, lobster
2011 Vintage Silver Winner at the PA Wine Association Competition! Niagara is a sweet fruity wine with a pronounced grape aroma. With all the fresh fruitiness of a backyard arbor, the taste of freshly picked grapes will burst in your mouth!
Pairings: baked goods, danish-type desserts
Pink Catawba ▾
This PA Wine Association Competition winner is a Mount Hope favorite! With a lovely rose color and delightful balance of sweetness and tart, Pink Catawba has the perfect balance of light, crisp mild berry, fresh fruit flavor. Serve alone as a sipping wine, or add ice and fresh fruit for a delicious and refreshing punch!
Pairings: rich desserts
100% Pure Juice, Alcohol Free
Passion Fruit/Peach Spumante ▾
A light and refreshing sparkling juice that offers both a hint of exotic passion fruit and wonderful peach flavors that interwine giving a nice blend of both these fantastic fruits.
Pairings: Combine with Mount Hope Estate & Winery's Pink Catawba to create a delicious and refreshing sparkling wine spritzer
Sparkling Blueberry ▾
Intoxicating aromas of lush blueberries and pomegranate burst from the glass. What a pair: delicious, colorful and loaded with antioxidants. Luscious blueberry blends perfectly with tangy pomegranate to create a unique sparkling juice!
Pairings: Combine with Mount Hope Estate & Winery's Blueberry Wine to create a delicious and refreshing sparkling wine spritzer
Sparkling Raspberry Spumante ▾
Raspberries brought to ideal ripeness, crushed and carbonated to the delight of young and old alike! Wonderful sweetness with a touch of tart that balance perfectly in this medium-bodied sparkling juice. Brilliant ruby red hue, intoxicating aromas of rich, juicy raspberries and a refreshingly bubbly finish with a long, tangy citrus peel and delicate spice accented fade.
Pairings: Combine with Mount Hope Estate & Winery's Raspberry Wine to create a delicious and refreshing sparkling wine spritzer
Unique & Refreshing Flavors
Agua Dulce ▾
Popular in Mexico, and growing in popularity in the United States, Agave wine is made from the same plant as tequila, and therefore has a similar flavor (yet is much lower in alcohol content). Rich and luscious, this cool fermented sipping wine is intense and aromatic, perfect for after dinner. Serve it chilled, on the rocks, or with mixers.
Pairings: spicy or grilled Mexican food, nutty desserts with chocolate, mixed seafood plates, smoked or barbequed ribs
Blackberry Merlot ▾
Rich, fruit-forward Merlot is enhanced with a twist of succulent blackberry. Bright garnet in color, and with a taste of sweet ripe blackberries, this wine is ideal for casual dining.
Pairings: Grilled or Roasted Chicken/Beef, Dark Chocolate Desserts
Chocolate Covered Cherries ▾
This sweet apple based tart cherry wine has a rich, chocolate finish. It's like a box of chocolates with a cherry explosion in a bottle! Please Note: This wine is currently unavailable.
The aroma and taste of plump blueberries, ripe raspberries, and tropical white kiwi berries combines in an apple base to create a sweet and light-bodied Fusion that is sure to make your mouth water. Can be served at room temperature or chilled.
Pairings: semi-sweet baked goods, fresh fruits, vegetarian dishes
Cold winter nights take on an inescapably warm festive air with Mount Hope's unusual Victorian Holiday Wine. This concord-based wine is pleasantly enchanced by natural herbs and mulling spices. A Lancaster County tradition since 1980 and a Mount Hope Mansion favorite at the Estate's annual A Dickens of a Christmas performances. This spicy, aromatic wine is best served piping hot, but never boiled!
Pairings: holiday spiced sweets
Ice Wine ▾
Mount Hope's Ice Wine is the sweetest wine we carry. It is extremely rare, and made from grapes frozen on the vine. It comes in half-bottles, and is best used as a dessert wine. *Limited Supply Available
Mount Hope's ready-to-drink Margarita Wine Cocktail is a tasty twist to a traditional margarita. Made with cool fermented agave, this wine-based mixture has the same tarty and sweet lemon/lime flavors you expect from a margarita made with tequila. Enjoy this vibrant and refreshing drink on a hot, summer day over ice.
Pairings: jerk chicken/shrimp, tropical dishes
Pennsylvania Dutch Spiced Apple ▾
Serve it chilled or serve it warm; any way you serve it, it will be a crowd pleaser! This Mount Hope favorite is an apple based wine that contains a unique blend of mulling spices. Use it in cooking or combine a bottle with unsweetened apple juice, cloves and cinnamon sticks for a warm, spicy treat!
One of Mount Hopes most popular wines, Sangria is a concord based wine with tropical fruit flavors. Light-bodied and refreshing, its natural subtle sweetness is a result of its fruity blend, which brings a brightness of flavor. It is perfect on it's own and also makes a great punch base.
Pairings: lighter meals, fried shrimp, spicy meatballs
Please Note: Tree Nut Allergen Notice
White Sangria ▾
This is a refreshing twist on a traditional Sangria! With just the right amount of sweetness and refreshment, this easy-to-drink, light-bodied wine is the perfect addition to fun, festive gatherings on warm summer nights! This rich blend is a delicious and juicy combination of ripe mangos and other tropical fruits, with a long, smooth and mouth-watering finish. Serve chilled or add ice and fresh fruit for your own tropical adventure.
Pairings: Guacamole, slightly spicy seafood, light poultry
Winter Mint Chocolate ▾
Mount Hope's Winter Mint Chocolate wine is exactly that—A classic combination of rich chocolate and refreshing mint flavors. This ultimate chocolate lover's wine is a delicious and sweet red wine blend, and can be served on its own, or creatively mixed into dessert recipes.
Pairings: Lamb, Chocolate Desserts
Mount Hope's Premium Wines
Cabernet Franc ▾
Cabernet Franc is known and loved for its savory, bell pepper-like flavors, medium-high acidity and mouthwatering taste, and Mount Hope's Vinifera Cabernet Franc doesn't disapoint! With a delicious balance and subtle frangrance, tis is an ideal food pairing wine.
Pairings: Tomatoe-based dishes and Vinegar-based sauces, rich vegetables, dishes with real herbs
Cabernet Sauvignon ▾
As the most popular grape among American wine drinkers, Cabernet Sauvignon is one of Mount Hope's classic Vinifera wines. Full-bodied with a medium level of acidity and a healthy level of tannin, our Cabernet Sauvignon perfectly accompanies hearty and rich dishes.
Pairings: Barbequed meats, Stir fry
Mount Hope's Chambourcin is a deep-colored, aromatic and solid French-American hybrid red. A moderate residual sugar level creates a medium-dry table wine with a range of herbal characteristics, making it accompany almost any meal perfectly.
Pairings: Tomato-based sauces, Barbequed meats, Pasta & Pizza, Deep chocoalte fudge
Elegantly textured with a recognizable mouthfeel, Mount Hope's Chardonnay has a full, soft body and crisp, vibrant characters that are enhanced with delicious notes of vanilla, apple, and tropical fruits. Light tropical aromas round off this fresh, mouthwatering Vinifera wine.
Pairings: cheese-based salads, most white fish dishes, a wide variety of pasta dishes
Dry Riesling ▾
With pronounced floral and citrus flavors, Mount Hope's Dry Riesling has a big, full-bodied structure with a dry finish. This showcases the varietal's pure green apple, citrus and peach flavors with bright and refreshing acidity.
Pairings: Foods with "green" flavors—lime, jalapeño & tomatillo, Simple seafood dishes, cream & butter sauces
Lush and enticing, Mount Hope Winery’s Merlot features soft, luscious textures, bright hues of red ruby and deep garnet, and pronounced aromas of raspberry, black cherry and cocoa, with hints of violet, black spice and cola. The sophisticated balance between vibrant fruit flavors and deeper, dark berry notes creates a rich and beautifully structured palate. While the flavors are rich and persistent, it is still well-defined and well-balanced straight through its eloquent finish. Full-bodied and flavorful, this wine pairs well with foods of equal intensity.
Pairings: Prime Rib, Steaks in Red Sauce, Hearty Soups
Beautifully balanced, Mount Hope's fun, fruity, fresh Moscato has just the right amount of sweetness. This light, fragrant wine is easy to drink and perfect for any occasion.
Pairings: Light Cheeses, Summer Salads, Apple Desserts
Pinot Noir ▾
Mount Hope Winery’s Pinot Noir is an tremendously complex and impressive wine, featuring a deep, dark ruby color and enchanting bright red and black fruit aromas. Medium to full-bodied, yet layered and rich on the palate with soft supple tannins that finish soft and sweet. This wine is comforting and forward, with an impeccable balance, a medium finish and a smooth aftertaste, making it refined, yet urbane.
Pairings: Fine Cuts of Red Meat, Pork Tenderloins, Grilled Salmon
Red Table Wine ▾
This naturally sweet blend is a delicious combination of Merlot, Chambourcin, and Chancellor. With a beautiful ruby hue and light aromas of sweet red berries, this soft, smooth, medium-bodied wine is easy to enjoy, especially chilled.
Pairings: smoked meats, barbeque sauces, rich desserts
Red Zinfandel ▾
Zinfandel shows its long historical lineage most likely entering the US via the Hapsburg Monarchy via its holdings in Dalmatia. Enjoy the classic brambly berry flavors and rich bold velvety finish that reflects its ancient old world heritage.
Pairings: barbeque, pizza, slightly spicy foods, grilled burgers, sausages & chicken
Sweet Riesling ▾
Highly aromatic with pure and refreshing sweet fruit flavors, Mount Hope's Sweet Riesling is an intensly rich wine.
Pairings: Stand-alone as a refreshing "sorbet" between courses, Rich, spicy Indian dishes, Moderately sweet tropical dishes featuring fresh fruits
Please note: All wines produced by Mount Hope Estate & Winery are gluten free.