Tasting Notes: Black currants, vanilla cream and fresh spring greens on the nose lead to raspberry jam and green peppercorn on the palate before coming to a smooth, balanced finish.
Pairing Suggestions: Aged cheddar, or blue cheese, curry dishes, lamb, duck confit, braised beef.
Vintage Year: A long growing season with warm temperatures, normal rainfall and milder winter temperature
Winemaking methods: Handpicked grapes, 100% stainless steel fermentation, malolactic fermentation, oak aged, fined, cold stabilized and filtered.
Blend: 100% Malbec
Bottling Date: 1/31/2018
Cases Produced: 456
Appellation: Lake Michigan Shore
Harvest Date: 10/14/2016
Harvest Brix: 21.5
Residual Sugar: 0%
Alcohol at Bottling: 12.1%
Oak Usage: One year in 33% new, 28% 1-year old, 14% 2-year old and 25% neutral French oak barrels