Taylor Ridge Vineyard

Bryan And Carol Taylor 3843 105th Ave Allegan, MI 49010

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Red Grape Varieties

Arandell: Makes a dark wine with blueberry fruit character.

Chambourcin: Makes a good red but also makes a good blush wine. It ages well.

Concord: One of the oldest American varieties. It makes a flavored foxy wine.

DeChaunac: Makes a wine reminiscent of some Italian wines.

Foch: Produces a fruity red table wine with a distinctive varietal flavor. Good acid: sugar balance.

Frontenac: Produces a full bodied wine which is especially good for blending with Dechaunac or Foch.

Geneva Red (GR-7) Another New York State Hybrid. It makes darker red wines and it has a good tannin structure.

Leon Millot: This wine has a distinct berry aroma. It is a sister variety of Foch.

Noiret: Produces wine with notes of green and black pepper and raspberry. Good tannin

Zweigelt: The main red variety in Austria. A vinifera hybrid which makes an excellent wine.

White Varieties

Aromella: a floral Muscat wine

Brianna: Wines are made semi-sweet and have a pineapple flavor

Cayuga White: Can be made either into a semi-sweet wine emphasizing its fruity aromas or dry for a less fruity wine. Wines

are pleasant and Germanic in style.

Chardonnel: This grape is a cross of Seyval and Chardonnay with hints of Chardonnay character.

Frontenac Blanc More like a Chablis

Frontenac Gris Wine has a peach flavor and tropical fruit undertones

Gruner Veltliner Principle white variety in Austria. Very good table wine.

La Crescent This wine has a distinct apricot-like flavor with good aromatics

La Crosse: This is a versatile wine grape, which resembles pear, apricot and slightly Muscat to citrus and floral.

Muscat Otonel: A true European Muscat grape that can make a rich dessert wine.

Niagara: A floral wine with a unique flavor. One of the oldest American varieties, it is also used in American champagnes..

Principal Riesling hybrid which produces a wine similar to Riesling.

Reliance: Produces high sugars and makes a rich tasting wine.

Riesling: The great wine of the Rhine valley.

Seyval: This grape is the mainstay of the hybrid white wines in Michigan. Blends well with LaCrosse.

Traminette: A Gewürztraminer hybrid wine having a spicy quality similar to Gewürztraminer

Valvin Muscat: An aromatic wine with floral notes

Vignoles: Makes either a dry or slightly sweet wine. Has a distinct varietal flavor

Pinot Grigio: The main white wine of Italy

Prairie Star: Full bodied with an excellent sugar/acid balance.