Tasting Notes: An aromatic bouquet of sage, lavender, blueberries and graphite wrap around an intense core of blackberries and fresh herbs that lead to a sumptuous finish.
Pairing Suggestions: Manchego or Pecorino cheese, sausage, lamb or braised beef short ribs.
Retail Price: $ 40
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: Handpicked grapes, 100% stainless steel fermentation. Malolactic fermentation, oak aged, fined, cold stabilized and filtered.
Blend: 100% Petit Verdot
Bottling Date: 3/5/2019
Cases Produced: 41
Appellation: Lake Michigan Shore
Harvest Date: 10/18/2017
Harvest Brix: 23.5
Residual Sugar: 0%
Alcohol at Bottling: 12.9%
Oak Usage: One year in 100% 1yr old French oak barrels