• Inaugural Red

    Inaugural Red


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Price: $20

Vintage: 2015

Variety: Blend: 40% Chambourcin, 28% Pinot Noir, 24% Chancellor, 8% Maréchal Foch

Appellation: Lake Michigan Shore

Growers: Lemon Creek Vineyards, Berrien Springs, Michigan and Herman Vineyards, Coloma, Michigan

pH: 3.55

Titrable Acidity: 7.3 g/l

Residual Sugar: 0 .0 g/l

Alcohol by Volume: 12%

Winemaking Notes:
Each component of the Inaugural Red was fermented individually to dryness on the skins in small batches and punched down twice daily. After 3-4 weeks of skin, each lot was pressed and moved to 1-2 year old French oak barrels. A full malo-lactic fermentation and 18 months of aging before bottling.

Tasting Notes:
A nose of blackberry & black currant, highlighted by blueberry compote & chocolate covered strawberries.

Pairings:
Wild mushrooms, dry aged cheeses, roasted pork tenderloin, bruschetta