Winery Shady Lane - Blue Franc

Winery Shady Lane Blue Franc

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(Average of the reviews for all vintages combined and from several consumer review sources)
Tasters consider this wine to be one of the best in the region.
The Blue Franc of Winery Shady Lane is a red wine from the region of Michigan.
This wine generally goes well with pork, rich fish (salmon, tuna etc) or mature and hard cheese.
The Blue Franc of the Winery Shady Lane is in the top 10 of wines of Michigan.

Wine flavors and olphactive analysis

On the nose the Blue Franc of Winery Shady Lane in the region of Michigan often reveals types of flavors of spices, black fruit.

Details and technical informations about Winery Shady Lane's Blue Franc.

Grape varieties
Region/Great wine region
Style of wine
Contains sulfites

Discover the grape variety: Rubi

Pink selection made in Brazil, following a natural coloured mutation of the italia, discovered in 1981 by San Giorgio Jonico. Since 24.08.2009, it is registered in the Official Catalogue of table grape varieties, list A1. In Italy, a more colourful mutation of the Rubi was discovered, called benitaka, which is more uniform in berry colour and ripens about a week earlier. The black brasil variety, which can be found in Brazil, is said to be a natural mutation of benitaka. Finally, Rubi should not be confused with ruby seedless, also a pink apyrene grape.

Last vintages of this wine

Blue Franc - 2013
In the top 10 of of Michigan wines
Average rating: 3.7 1 1 1 0.5 0
Blue Franc - 2012
In the top 10 of of Michigan wines
Average rating: 4.2 1 1 1 1 0
Blue Franc - 2011
In the top 10 of of Michigan wines
Average rating: 4.3 1 1 1 1 0

The best vintages of Blue Franc from Winery Shady Lane are 2011, 2012, 2013

Informations about the Winery Shady Lane

The winery offers 28 different wines.
Its wines get an average rating of 3.8.
It is in the top 5 of the best estates in the region
It is located in Michigan

The Winery Shady Lane is one of of the world's greatest estates. It offers 19 wines for sale in the of Michigan to come and discover on site or to buy online.

Top wine Michigan
In the top 30000 of of United States wines
In the top 15 of of Michigan wines
In the top 150000 of red wines
In the top 200000 wines of the world

The wine region of Michigan

Michigan is a state in the Midwestern United States, located between Great Lakes Huron and Michigan, along the northern border of the United States with Canada. Grape wine production in the state focuses on cool Climate vinifera varieties, while fruit wine production is also significant. The state is also known for its craft breweries and a growing spirits industry. Riesling has quickly become the most important noble grape, supported by varieties such as Pinot blanc, pinot grigio and Gewurztraminer.

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The word of the wine: Cornalin

Black grape variety native to the Valais (Switzerland). It produces renowned wines of a dark purple colour with violet hues, an elegant bouquet and a powerful, fresh, fruity (cherry) and spicy palate. Cornalin wines can be drunk young or after several years of ageing, with game.

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