49% Apples – 49% Pears – 2% Elderberries

Description

Subtly perfumed, with an alluring flavor of apples, pears and elderberries. Similar in style to White Zinfandel. Named after the Maiden’s Blush apple, one of over 80 “antique” apple varieties grown in our orchard.

Awards

2001 – Recommended as a “Best Buy” by and received 82 pts. from the Beverage Tasting Institute

Fruit

This wine is made from a blend of apples, pears and elderberries.

Winemaking

Apple and pear wines are vinified separately then blended in approximately a 50:50 ratio. Elderberry concentrate is added for color and flavor. The wine is aged in stainless steel tanks and bottled with 2-3 percent residual sugar.

Aging

This wine is best consumed young but ages well for 1-2 years.

Food Pairings and Serving Suggestions

For sipping, as an aperitif or serve with duck or ham.

Retail price per bottle: $11.50
Restaurant price per bottle: $26.00
Restaurant price per glass: $6.50