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Johnson Estate Winery

Founders' Red

Founders' Red
Estate-Grown

Fruit forward, lightly-oaked, medium body with fine tannins. Named in honor of the two founders of the farm and the winery, both named Fred Johnson. Made largely from Estate-grown Chancellor grapes with the addition of ten percent Pinot Noir. 

The 2016 vintage was awarded 90 Points/GOLD/Exceptional & Best Buy by Tastings.com (Beverage Testing Institute, September 2018): "....An instantly appealing Chancellor that offers gobs of creamy oak flavor and luscious fruits."

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SKU: 36138050204
Wine Specs
Vintage
2018
Residual Sugar
0.9%
Alcohol %
12.5
Appellation
Lake Erie
Varietal
Cabernet Sauvignon
Fermentation
Split, 85°F, malolactic.
Food Pairing Notes
Peppered steak or beef pot pie.
Other Notes
Serve at 60°F.
Awards & Tasting Notes
Awards
2016 Vintage: • GOLD, 90 Points, 2019 International Eastern Wine Competition 2015 Vintage: • Bronze, 2018 New York Wine & Food Classic • GOLD, 94 Points, 2018 International Eastern Wine Competition 2014 Vintage: • GOLD, 2016 Great Lakes Wine Competition 2013 Vintage: • GOLD, 90 Points, 2015 Beverage Testing Institute
Ratings
90 Points, Tastings.com
Tasting Notes
Raspberry, cherry fruit with rich purple color and rich body.

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