Tasting Notes: Sweet licorice and incense on the nose lead to flavors of chocolate covered strawberries, raspberries, cherries and a fresh, clean finish.
Pairing Suggestions: Gruyere or Taleggio cheese, mushrooms, venison, raised beef or filet mignon
Vintage Year: A long growing season with warm temperatures, normal rainfall and milder winter temperatures.
Winemaking Methods: Handpicked grapes, 100% stainless steel fermentation. Malolactic fermentation.
Bottling Date: 2/27/2018
Cases Produced: 503
Appellation: Lake Michigan Shore
Harvest Date: 11/1/2016
Harvest Brix: 22
Residual Sugar: 0%
Alcohol at Bottling: 12.1%
Oak Usage: One year in 31% new, 28% 1-year old, 20% 2-year old and 21%