Coastal Red is a blend of the coasts. The newly released blend is 75% Cabernet Franc grown on the Fresh Coast of the Leelanau Peninsula with the additional of 25% Syrah blended from the West Coast.
NOSE: It has beautiful dark fruit notes of blackberry on the nose with a medium body and bright finish.
PALATE: The acid on the end makes this wine ideal to pair with game, grilled skirt steak, brats and other types of sausage, and hard cheese such as fontina or parmesan.
14 months in French Oak
This wine is a blend of two coasts. It is 75% Cabernet Franc and 25% Syrah. The Cabernet Franc from the Fresh Coast is blended with Syrah from the West Coast. This wine is rich and smooth.
Heavy producing vineyards with a clay pan beneath for water retention in what would be an excessively dry site.
Open top fermented Cab Franc aged for 16 months in french oak. Blended with Syrah to add structure.