Tasting Notes: Fragrances of fresh strawberries on the nose are complemented by flavors of watermelon, tart cherry and lively acidity.
Pairing Suggestions: Spicy Chinese, Asian or Indian dishes. Chicken, pork or bleu cheese.
Retail Price: $ 24
Vintage Year: Prolonged rainy Spring weather kept ground temperatures cool leading to a slower start to the season. The growing season was moderately warm and a lighter crop load helped ripen the grapes early.
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: 1/21/2020
Cases Produced: 166
Appellation: Lake Michigan Shore
Harvest Date: 9/24/2019
Harvest Brix: 21.7
Residual Sugar: 0%
Alcohol at Bottling: 12.9%
Oak Usage: None