Tasting Notes: Aromas of perfumed incense and fresh forest floor lead to flavors of juicy raspberries, leather and oregano spice on the lingering finish.
Pairing Suggestions: Fontina or Camembert cheese, spicy pork, steak or chocolate.
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: 45% Merlot, 45% Cabernet Franc, 10% Malbec
Appellation:Lake Michigan Shore
Alcohol at Bottling:12.6%
Oak Usage:One year in French oak barrels as component wines before blending.