Sweetness Scale listed after each wine ranges from
(Driest) to 4 (Sweetest).
sweet, very fruity wine, with the aroma and taste of fresh grapes. This
wine was popular at the Turn of the Century. Named for the Huidekoper estate
on the Lake. This wine should be enjoyed at any time, especially for dessert
or in wine coolers.
semi-sweet wine with a nice fruit aroma and finish. Ideal for those
who do not care for a dry tart wine. Named for the Indian word for
Conneaut, meaning snow waters. A real fun wine for all occasions,
including Chinese cooking, picnics, cookouts and parties.
A semi-sweet wine with a Granny Smith Apple aroma. Named for nearby
Allegheny College and the Allegheny River. Enjoy with fruits, cheeses,
salads and chicken dishes.
medium wine, neither dry nor sweet, with a well-balanced flavor and a pleasant
aroma of the vineyards. Named for the largest island on Conneaut
Lake. An excellent companion to chicken and fish.
semi-dry wine made from the grape of Rhine Wine fame. This wine was
originally named Iroquois Gold for the Native American Iroquois of Conneaut
Lake. Aromas are apples, peaches, and orange peels. The perfect
wine for fruit, cheese, salad and poultry.
An off-dry wine made with the Alsatian grape. It is distinctive,
spicy and aromatic. Aromas are lychee-nuts, apricots, grapefruit
and pineapple. Complements spicy dishes, glazed pork, fruit, and
Chinese Cuisine. Limited quantities are available.
of Lake Erie- Our
own version of the wine made by the member wineries of the Lake Erie Quality
Wine Alliance. This is an off-dry blend of Chardonnay and Riesling
grapes grown in the Lake Erie District. It is the perfect counterpart
to hors d'oeuvres or meals requiring a crisp, clean white wine.
A delightfully crisp off-dry varietal wine made from the hybrid Vidal Blanc
grape and Seyval grape. Named for the area on the East Side of Conneaut Lake where
a lighthouse stands. Lemon and peach aromas with a well-balanced
flavor characterize this wine. Goes very well with seafood and poultry
A wonderfully dry white Vinifera wine made from the Pinot Grigio grape.
It has citrus aromas and flavors with a clean taste. Excellent with
traditional fish, poultry, and pork dishes.
- A dry white wine made from Chardonnay grape with a touch of Viognier grape, barrel-fermented, and aged in French oak barrels. It has toasted almonds, citrus, vanilla, apple, peach, and apricot aromas with intense lemon rind and spice flavors - an unrivaled companion for chicken and seafood in sauces and gravies.
semi-sweet rose wine made from Native American Grapes. Named for
Pymatuning Lake. It has a very citrus aroma with a pleasant flavor
making it an all-purpose wine. This wine is a fun wine to be enjoyed
any time or place. Great for those summertime picnics or winter card
A mellow rose/blush wine made from a blend of native and hybrid grapes.
Named for the Midway Area on the East Side of Conneaut Lake. It is
a "Midway" wine with flavors and aromas midway on the scale. This
wine is an all-purpose wine that complements lunches, buffets and casual
Park Red -
A sweet, light colored, creamy tasting wine with lots of American grape
aroma. Named for the Hazel Park area on the East Side of Conneaut
Lake. This wine is to be enjoyed at any time, especially as a sipping
wine or as a dessert wine.
A semi-sweet red wine made predominantly with DeChaunac grapes. Named
for Summit Township which lies at the north end of Conneaut Lake.
Great for sipping, parties, and casual get-togethers with friends.
A semi-dry red wine with a mellow berry aroma and flavor. Named for
Crawford County's frontier hero. Goes very well with wine and cheese
parties, barbecues, and shish kabobs.
An off-dry, slightly tart red wine with a berry flavor (Burgundy Style). Named for Sadsbury Township which encompasses a large part of Conneaut Lake. Great with pasta dishes, steaks, chops and roasts.
A semi-dry Vinifera wine made from Merlot grapes. Aromas and flavors are vanilla, black currant, plum, and chocolate. Goes very well with grilled meats, hard cheese, barbecued pork, and rack of lamb.
Sweetness Scale = 1
A dry, hearty Bordeaux grape. It is aged 18 months in American Oak.
One of the parent grapes for Cabernet Sauvignon. Aromas are allspice,
boysenberry, and cranberry. Wonderful when served with sirloin of
beef or pork roasts.
A dry Bordeaux grape that matures into a robust wine. It is aged
for 2 years in American Oak, giving a definitive full-bodied taste.
Aromas are bittersweet chocolate, green peppers, black currant and raspberries.
Perfect for lamb, steaks, and chops as well as chocolate.
A dry, red Burgundy grape that is light in body, color, and tannin. It is aged in French oak barrels and has a slight spicy bouquet and a strawberry pie flavor with a smooth mouth feel finish. This versatile, easy-drinking wine is a good partner with grilled salmon, turkey, fowl, hamburgers, fresh tuna and pork loin.
Sweet Scale = 0
Misty Bubbly Pink -
A slightly sweet bubbling wine for your party or celebration fun, with
a nice fruity aroma. Named for the bay at the southeast corner of
Conneaut Lake. This sparkler is usually served after dinner.
House Misty Bubbly White -
A semi-dry sparkling wine. Perfect for celebrating and to make any
occasion memorable. Named for the bay at the southeast corner of
Conneaut Lake. It is usually served before or after dinner and complements
many desserts. Available seasonally.
Forté Shenango - White Port
Made from 50% Pinot Gris, 25% Gewürztraminer, and 25% Riesling grapes where high proof brandy was added and then aged 12 months in neutral oak barrels. Named for the Shenango River, which runs from Pymatuning Lake in Crawford County to Greenville and Sharon in Mercer County. Aromas and flavors are apricot, honey, and peach. Great aperitif when chilled or poured over ice. Pairs well with Gouda cheese, olives, roasted almonds, sushi, smoked salmon, clam chowder, and desserts. (500 ml bottle). Tasting Fee.
Sweet Scale = 4+
Forté Venango - Red Port
Made from Noiret and Merlot grapes where high proof brandy was added to stop the fermentation, resulting in natural residual sugar and 20% alcohol; then aged 36 months in neutral oak barrels. Named for the nearby 1760 British Fort. Aromas and flavors are star anise, nutmeg, fig, orange, and chocolate. This dessert wine pairs well with blue cheese, Brie cheese, cheesecake, walnuts, dark chocolate truffles, and pecan pie. (500 ml bottle). Tasting Fee.
Sweet Scale = 4+
Made from 100% raspberries. Perfect complement to cheesecake, chocolate desserts, or serve as a spritzer with crushed ice. Best enjoyed with a favorite dessert or cheese. Serve chilled. (375 ml bottle). Available Seasonally. Tasting Fee.
Sweet Scale = 4
Vidal - Ice Wine
Vidal Blanc grapes harvested at 38.8 Brix on January 7, 2012, at 1 am and pressed at 2 am when temperature was 14 degree F (-10 C). This dessert wine is luxuriously sweet on the palate and offers rich aromas of apricot and mango. Best enjoyed with a favorite dessert or cheese. Serve chilled. (375 ml bottle). Tasting Fee.
Sweetness Scale = 4+