Tasting Notes: Aromas of watermelon and fresh strawberries are complemented by flavors of juicy raspberries and lively acidity on the palate
Pairing Suggestions: Goat cheese, light pasta dishes, seafood or chicken.
Vintage Year: Other than a late spring frost that caused minimal damage in some areas, the growing season was great. A two-week long warm spell mid-September ripened grapes fast, leading to a cool and dry harvest.
Winemaking Methods: 18 hour skin contact to extract light color and tannin. 100% stainless steel fermentation. No malolactic fermentation, fined, cold stabilized and filtered.
Blend: 100% Pinot Noir
Bottling Date: 1/23/2018
Cases Produced: 373
Appellation: Lake Michigan Shore
Harvest Date: 9/27/2017
Harvest Brix: 25.4
Residual Sugar: 0%
Alcohol at Bottling: 14.8%
Oak Usage: None