2020 Frontenac Noir
There is something special about producing a wine made from grapes grown on the property and the Frontenac Noir from LSV is a prime example. The Wisconsin Ledge AVA is the only registered AVA in our state! Frontenac is a ‘cold hardy’ variety meaning that it can survive our cold winters and have ripe fruit in a short growing season. The pocket of land that the vineyard grows on is unique because it provides this micro climate allowing the fruit to ripen to perfection and beyond.Our Frontenac generally sees about 30% new oak with a medium, medium + toast which contributes to the sweet baking spice characters in the beverage. This year we get a ton of raisin flavors, milk chocolate notes and of course, the signature notes of cherry. Frontenac is a perfect everyday wine as the tannins are low but the flavor is bold. It’s easily become one of the favorite styles at the winery and we can certainly see why! Although this wine is lovely with pork dishes, it’s also great to simply share a bottle with a friend. Roughly 125 cases bottled of the 2020 vintage, the fourth release of the Frontenac Noir.