Tasting Notes: Aromas of spicy green peppers and tobacco lead to flavors of tart raspberries and slight herbaceous notes that are complimented tart cherries, vanilla bean with a warm finish.
Pairing Suggestions: Pairs excellently with lamb, grilled vegetables, and BBQ.
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, barrel aged, fined, cold stabilized and filtered.
Blend: 100% Carmenere
Bottling Date: 2/6/2018
Cases Produced: 23
Appellation: Lake Michigan Shore
Harvest Date: 10/13/2016
Harvest Brix: 20.7
Residual Sugar: 0%
Alcohol at Bottling: 12%
Oak Usage: One year in new French Oak