Chester Gap Cellars

(540) 636-8086 4615 Remount Rd
Front Royal, VA 22630
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On top of the world. That’s literally where you’ll be when you visit Chester Gap Cellars at the northern tip of beautiful Rappahannock County, enjoying not only stunning views from the Cellar’s open-air tasting patio but truly great, hand-crafted wines. At over 1,000 feet elevation but conveniently located just off of Route 522, near Front Royal and I-66, the Cellars is a prime destination for day trippers or weekenders seeking a tranquil, intimate, friendly place to put their feet up, taste through Bernd Jung’s estate-grown Viognier, Merlot, Cabernet Franc, and innovative blends, and let their eyes feast on lovingly tended vines and the endless blue mountains and hills of the southeast Piedmont. What is the wine all about at Chester Gap Cellars? The Jung family’s commitment to growing the highest quality grapes and Bernd’s commitment to capturing the full flavor of that quality through minimal intervention. High elevation, an eastern exposure, well-drained rocky soils, nearly frost-free conditions Read more »

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  • Sauvignon Blanc

    Sauvignon Blanc is widely grown in California -- at over 15,000 acres, it’s now the third most planted variety -- and...

  • Viogner

  • Merlot

    The Occitanian word “merlot” translates to “young blackbird.” An accurate description for this popular, early-budding...

  • Viognier

    This special and exciting variety has taken California by storm and young plantings already demonstrate that this out...

  • Petit Manseng

    This white wine-producing grape is being grown on small acreages in Virginia, notably by Chrysallis Vineyards. The vi...

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  • EM - Congratulations on breaking that streak; this one sounds delicious, but ... their wine.  This was Chester Gap Cellars but the only wine that tasted decent was their 2012 Merlot and we bought two bottles to avoid the tasting fee.  None of their white wines were good at all - very surprising for a Virginia winery in fact.  Overall, we bough... Read More

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  • Chester Gap Cellars Vintner's Red 2009


    Very full, intense nose. Mild and balanced first sip. Overall very pleasant -- another nice one from Bernd! Read More

    Wine review by 103537erikdahlin 103537 erikdahlin

  • Kluge Estate New World Red 2002


    It's difficult for me to find words that describe just how much I disagree with ... ... 2008 (yea, believe it)5) Chester Gap Cellars, 2007 Cabernet Franc. I figure it'll be ready by 2017- but you can decant it thoroughly and enjoy it immensely before then.As all good wines prove: Patience is rewarded.Kluge, simply, had no patience.Yo dos peso Read More

    Wine review by ChipDWood


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