Adagio - The Williamsburg Winery

2017 Adagio

37% Tannat, 33% Petit Verdot, 30% Cabernet Sauvignon

The 2017 is a wonderful reflection of a great vintage.  It is a richly complex wine with many layers.  There is a balance between the dark fruits of figs and dates along with the red fruits of raspberry and dark cherry.  There are additionally some nice hints of blueberry, rhubarb and cassis.  Next to the fruit aspect is an old world earthy character along with some cocoa, black olive and black pepper.  The tannins are gripping but approachable and the oak is wonderfully partnered with all the nuances.  I find this to be an exceptionally well-balanced wine that will age magnificently over the next decade or more.

The boldest representation of each vintage year.

Created in the Virginia style, Adagio showcases the charm and elegance of the Old World in perfect harmony with the adventurous spirit and freedom of the New. It’s the melody that drives the Wessex Hundred experience.


“Of particular interest down south is Williamsburg’s Adagio…Adagio is one of the Big Boys and it shows beautifully.”

-Mark Squires, renowned wine critic for the Wine Advocate

A History of Excellence

2010 Adagio: 94 points, Gold – BTI World Wine Championships

2010 Adagio: Gold, Governor’s Cup Winner – Virginia Governor’s Cup

2010 Adagio: 90 points –

2010 Adagio: 91 points – Robert Parker’s Wine Advocate

2013 Adagio: 92 points, GOLD – BTI World Wine Championships

2013 Adagio: 91 points, Robert Parker’s Wine Advocate

2013 Adagio: GOLD – Grand Harvest Awards

2014 Adagio: 89 points – Robert Parker’s Wine Advocate

2015 Adagio: 90 points – Wine Enthusiast 

2015 Adagio: 91 points – Robert Parker’s Wine Advocate

2017 Adagio: 90 points – Robert Parker’s Wine Advocate

2017 Adagio: 92 points – Wine Enthusiast

The Story of Adagio

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