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Mackinaw, IL 61755
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Wine List

Red Wines

$22 a bottle and $6 a glass


 

Dry Reds


COLE’S CLASSIC: IT'S BACK!!! (Named after winemaker’s son)
A dry red with a pleasant full dark blackberry nose and flavors, dry and full with a light smoky touch on the finish. $22 bottle, $6 glass

MACKINAW RESERVE:
This dry blend of Baco Noir and Marchel Foch grapes has earthy tones with a hint of tart plum with a crisp finish. It has a tangy palate that pairs well with red meats and pasta dishes. $22 bottle, $6 glass

CODY’S ROUND-UP RED: (Named after the winemaker’s son)
This wine has raspberry and currant on the nose with a wisp of smoke. This wine has moderate acidity with a tangy dark berry finish. $22 bottle, $6 glass

FOCH-FRONTENAC:
This blend of two popular northern grapes has a fresh fruity nose with hints of raspberry and black cherry flavors on the palate. A wine that will gain complexity with age, perfect to pair with a sizzling steak hot of the grill or a beef brisket. $22 bottle, $6 glass

BACO NOIR:
Strong red currant notes and medium acidity with a touch of oak on the nose and front of the palate give this hybrid grape a dry and long finish. This wine will mellow with age. It pairs well with Italian dishes with rich, red, meaty sauces. $22 bottle, $6 glass


FRONTENAC: This mildly acidic and spicy wine, is medium bodied with a light oak on the nose and black currant finish. (not named for any children!) $22 bottle, $6 glass

 

Off Dry Reds

ALEXANDER’S CONQUEST: (Named after winemaker’s oldest son)
This wine is a sweet blend of Marchel Foch Frontenac and Cabernet. It’s low in tannins and medium acidity. A spicy onset with a hint of cloves, black currant and a soft long finish. $22 bottle, $6 glass

ERIC’S RED: (Named after winemaker’s younest son)
This off dry red blend has a touch of raspberry and blackerry flavors, especially on the finish. Easy on the palate an annual favorite. $22 bottle, $6 glass

COROT NOIR:  
This is the first bottling of this grape and we are happy with the results. It has raspberry characteristics on the nose and a smooth mellow, lightly oaked touch on the palate. There are undertones of cassis and it has a full body and medium finish. Enjoy alone or with a meal. $22 bottle, $6 glass

 

Sweet Red Wines


RUBY RED:  
Our customers asked for a very sweet red table wine and Paul made this very sweet blend of Baco Noir, Marchel Foch, and Frontenac has a slightly floral nose and a fruity sweet blackberry flavor that complements lamb, duck, beef and rich Mediterranean dishes or stands alone. $22 bottle, $6 glass

COROT NOIR Sweet:
This version of our Corot Noir wine has the same mellow raspberry tones and a smooth lightly oaked flavor as our dry version but is made for a sweeter palate.  We like to serve it chilled for refreshing Summer treat! $22 bottle, $6 glass

 

 

Flavored Red Wines

TROIS NOIR:
Baco Noir, Corot Noir and Frontenac grapes are blended in this uniquely enhanced Chocolate wine. This wine starts with chocolate on the nose, raspberry on the palate and then a soft chocolate finish that is reminiscent of a red tootsie roll pop, adulthood and childhood all in one bottle. Serve chilled. $22 bottle, $6 glass

DEUX NOIR: 
This Baco and Corot Noir wine blend has strong notes of Blackberry and Blueberry flavorings that compliment the natural raspberry flavors of these French American hybrid grapes. Over ice cream with berries it’s a natural.  Serve chilled. $22 bottle, $6 glass

 

White Wines

$12 or $15 a bottle and $4 a glass


Dry White Wines

PRISCILLA’S PASSION: (named for the winemaker’s mother)
This is a off dry medium bodied wine from the LaCrosse grape, many people that enjoy a dry Chardonnay enjoy this wine. $15 bottle, $4 glass
 
VIGNOLES (blue bottle):
A medium bodied dry white wine that displays a complex mix of tastes and aromas. Notes of freah apples and a citrus tart flavor lingering on the finish. $15 bottle, $4 glass

SEYVAL (blue bottle):
This off-dry, lightly acidic white wine has citrus characters with a refreshing apple and pear finish. Serve cold with roast, poultry or fish. $15 bottle, $4 glass

Semi Sweet and Sweet White Wines

JASMINE’S MOONLIGHT:
This Semi Sweet Niagara blend is a refreshing sweet wine and is named after the original cellar cat. Great for dessert or just sippin.  $15 bottle, $4 glass

EDELWEISS: IT"S BACK!!!
This grape has vivid floral aromas and a very grapey flavor similar to a niagara juice but but with a stronger tone. This very popular Sweet wine will be released in June 2015 and usually only lasts a short time so come out in June to stock up if you're a fan. $15 bottle, $4 glass

SEYVAL:
This sweet version of our popular dryer white wine has the same light citrus characters with a refreshing apple and pear finish. Serve cold with roast pork, poultry or fish.  $12 bottle, $4 glass

CAYUGA WHITE: 
This sweet wine is made from one of the most productive grapes and produces a wine with peachy tones and is the go to wine for those that enjoy a sweet Moscato wine. Excellent to pair with a light meal, fruit, dessert, as well as on its own. Pour over fruit compote and freeze for a refreshing summer "slushy” anytime.  $12 bottle, $4 glass

Semi Sweet White Wines

RIESLING:
This Semi Sweet crisp white wine with hints of peach, grapefruit & citrus tones. A light wine for summer dining or desserts. $15 bottle, $4 glass

VIGNOLES:
A medium bodied,semi sweet version of our popular dry white wine that displays a complex mix of tastes and aromas. Notes of fresh apples and a citrus tart flavor lingering on the finish. Serve cold for a refreshing drink $15 bottle, $4 glass

Blush Wines

Fruity

DIANE’S DESIRE: (Named after the winemaker’s wife)
This sangria style wine is a blend of Niagara and Baco Noir with fruity undertones served best chilled with your favorite spicy dish or mixed with fresh fruit. $15 bottle, glass $4

Fruity Semi-Sweet

NICOLE’S BLUSH: (Named after the winemaker’s daughter) 
Our version  of  a  white Zinfandel is a blend of Seyval grapes and Red wine blend with added sweetness. This blush wine is a perfect compliment to cheese and crackers or with appetizers and light meals. $12 bottle, glass $4

Sweet

CARLY’S CREATION: (Named after the winemaker’s daughter)
A concord wine. Best served chilled enjoy with a light meal or dessert. Our most popular summer wine. $15 bottle, glass  $4

TWO GRANDPA’S: (Grappa Style Blush Wine)
This grappa style wine is made by fermenting the leftover grape skins and seeds. This wine has lush aromas and a rich sweet taste and hint of spice, meant to savor like a sherry or aperitif. (750ml) Serve chilled. $15 bottle, glass $4


Prices reflect tax included. 10% instant discount with any case purchase, this also applies to mixed cases. No discount on 2002 Alexander’s Conquest ILLINOIS DOUBLE GOLD MEDAL WINNER.