Robust aromas of smoke and spice that are complemented by cassis, violets, well-integrated tannins and a peppery finish.
Smoked cheddar cheese, eggplant, barbeque pork, grilled lamb or steak
A long growing season with warm temperatures, normal rainfall and milder winter temperatures.
Handpicked grapes, 100% stainless steel fermentation, malolactic fermentation, oak aged, fined, cold stabilized and filtered.
Blend: 100% Tannat
Bottling Date: 2/6/2018
Cases Produced: 96
Appellation: Lake Michigan Shore
Harvest Date: 10/19/2016
Harvest Brix: 20.8
Residual Sugar: 0%
Alcohol at Bottling: 12.3%
Oak usage: One year in 50% new, 25% 1yr old and 25% neutral French oak barrels