Enticing scents of cedar, baking spice, vanilla and new leather accompany flavors of ripe raspberry, black currant, pepper and graphite that wrap around a robust tannic core before coming to a lingering, dry finish.
Pair with: rich cheeses, lamb, roasted duck, grilled steak or chocolate.
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.
Blend: 100% Cabernet Sauvignon
Bottling Date: 8/29/2019
Cases Produced: 195
Appellation: Lake Michigan Shore
Harvest Date: 10/17/2017
Harvest Brix: 23/1
Residual Sugar: 0%
Alcohol at Bottling: 12.9%
Oak Usage: French; 38% 1-year old and 62% 2-year old barrels. Aged for 18 months.