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Savor the allure of this exquisite wine, where the enticing fragrance of ripe red berries intertwines with the seductive essence of mocha and a touch of baking spice. Experience a burst of beautiful vibrancy and red fruit on the palate, as each sip unfolds a symphony of flavors. The journey culminates in a rich, velvety finish, adorned with polish tannins that leave an enduring impression. A wine that elevates every moment to a sensorial celebration.

Varietal:  Cabernet Sauvignon 41%, Merlot 35%, Cabernet Franc 15%, Petit Verdot 9%

 Harvested: Various days in 2021, 2022 and 2023
 
Bottled: February 3, 2024
 
Released On: February 3, 2024

Number of Bottles Produced: 6,050
 
Cooperage: Aged primarily in French oak 90% and American oak 10%
 

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/ Elevage Select
SKU: ElevageSelect

This inaugural bottling of Rayson wine marks the beginning of what will be a fabulous and rich journey of artfully crafted fine wines made with care and passion. Rayson, derived from the winemaking family's two sons, Joey and Logan Ray, who are the sons of JW and Kristen Ray; hence, the name Rayson. This opulent Petit Verdot exudes its dark complexion with notes of plums, blackberries, blueberries, and toasted oak. Rich and sumptuous with a full body, the wine is layered with flavors of dark fruit, minerals, slate, toasted spices, and mocha. The tannins are firm but polished, with a vibrant mid-palate. This wine is well-balanced, with a harmonious integration of bouquet, a juicy and vibrant palate, and a long, flavorful, velvety finish.

Varietal:  Petit Verdot

 Harvested: Various days in September and October 2022 and 2023
 
Bottled: December 2, 2023
 
Released On: December 2, 2023

Number of Bottles Produced: 5,042
 
Cooperage: Aged primarily in French oak 85% and American oak 15%
 

 

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/ Petit Verdot Reserve
SKU: PetitVerdot
 

Category 5 is a wine like no other, delivering a storm of flavors that will sweep you off your feet. Prepare for a sensory adventure as you dive into a world of aromatics, with the enchanting scents of ripe berries, a touch of vanilla, wafer notes, and delicate milk chocolate shavings. As it cascades across your palate, you’ll experience the indulgence of berry cobbler, a mocha coffee embrace, hints of baking spices, and a whisper of tobacco. This wine boasts a mild acidity that adds a gentle spark to the journey, while the velvet palate and soft tannins ensure a smooth and memorable ride. Brace yourself for “Category 5”, an experience that will leave you in awe of the wine’s power and finesse.

 

PREVIOUS VINTAGE AWARDS

Gold – 2022 San Francisco Chronicle International Wine Competition
Bronze – 2022 NC Fine Wines Competition

 

PREVIOUS VINTAGE AWARDS

Gold – 2022 San Francisco Chronicle International Wine Competition
Bronze – 2022 NC Fine Wines Competition

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/ RayLen Category 5
SKU: RayLenCategory5

Spice on the nose that continues on the palate while being enhanced by bright and fresh red fruit such as cherries with a smooth mid palate and finishes with some lingering spice.  

AWARDS

Bronze – 2023 NC Fine Wines Competition


AWARDS FOR PREVIOUS VINTAGES

Bronze – 2022 NC Fine Wines Competition
Silver – 2022 San Francisco Chronicle International Wine Competition
Silver- 2015 Finger Lakes International Wine Competition
Gold- 2015 NC Wine Competition

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/ 2020 RayLenCarolinius Red
SKU: 2020RayLenCaroliniusRed
 

Indulge in the rich tapestry of our 2021 Cabernet Sauvignon, a testament to the artistry of winemaking. This wine beckons with enchanting aromatics, offering the alluring scents of red fruit, the warm embrace of toasted oak, and the wild allure of berries. On the palate, you’ll discover the symphony of flavors that this wine unveils, with hints of raspberry jam, the comforting essence of toasted baking spices, and the delicate allure of vanilla-shaved chocolate. Balanced acidity guides this journey, ensuring a harmonious experience, while a plush mouthfeel and well-integrated tannins provide the perfect finish to each sip. Savor the excellence of our 2021 Cabernet Sauvignon, where every drop is a work of art. 

 

AWARDS FOR PREVIOUS VINTAGES

2016: Silver - 2018 NC State Fair Wine Competition
2015: Silver - 2017 NC State Fair Wine Competition
2014: Silver - 2016 NC State Fair Wine Competition
2014: Silver - 2015 NC State Fair Wine Competition

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/ 2021 RayLen Cabernet Sauvignon
SKU: 2021RayLen CabernetSauvignon

This red blend has a beautiful rustic red hue that alludes to its extended barrel and bottle aging. Hints of dried fruit and oak on the nose are followed by earthy tobacco, black currant, and leather on the palate. Moderately soft tannins and mouth-watering acidity bring dark red fruits to the forefront of our Eagle’s Select.

AWARDS FOR PREVIOUS VINTAGES

2013: GOLD - 2015 NC WINE COMPETITION
2013: GOLD - 2016 NC WINE COMPETITION

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/ RayLen Eagle Select
SKU: RayLenEagleSelect
 

Silver – 2023 NC Wine Competition

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/ 2021 RayLen Merlot Reserve
SKU: 2021RayLenReserveMerlot

Indulge in the Merlot 2022, a sensory journey featuring aromas of tangy plum, red fruit compote, and the subtle embrace of cigar box and crushed granite. On the palate, savor the delightful blend of red fruit compote, fried herbs, and a latte finish. This wine offers finely integrated tannins, providing a plush and vibrant conclusion to every sip. A harmonious symphony of flavors awaits in this exquisite vintage.

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/ 2022 RayLen Merlot
SKU: 2022RayLenMerlot
 

The new vintage of Pale Red has a new look! This fresh, bright, and fruity red wine offering hints of strawberry and sweet cherry flavors. Enjoy this easy-drinking red wine chilled with your favorite sweet or savory foods. 

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/ RayLen Pale Red
SKU: RayLenPaleRed

Our latest release of the crowd-pleasing Bourbon Barrel Aged Cabernet Sauvignon is sure to be an instant classic! This wine carries a dark, rich, violet hue in the glass. Charred oak and subtle vanilla waft on the nose. This is a bold wine full of chewy tannins and an underlying bourbon influence. Vanilla, rhubarb and truffle flow on the palate followed by a lengthy, warm finish surrounded by dark chocolate. Our Bourbon Barrel Aged Cabernet Sauvignon is sure to satisfy wine and bourbon drinkers alike!

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/ RayLen Bourbon Barrel Aged Cabernet Sauvignon
SKU: RayLenBourbonBarrelAged