Crow SparklingVidal

Sparkling Vidal 2014

Maryland Governor's Cup - Gold Medal Winner 2016

Tasting Notes

Our 2014 Sparkling Vidal Blanc is made in using the traditional méthode champenoise. On the nose, there are aromas suggesting key lime, red apples, creamed honey, and Baker’s yeast.  The flavors on the palate suggest baked apple, river stones, lemon curd, and pastry.

Pairs Well With

Crow ground beef in chili, BBQ beef sandwiches, Eve’s Chesapeake Cheese, oysters of all preparations—from raw to rockafeller, dishes with mushrooms, barbeque chicken with citrus glaze, macaroni and cheese made with sharp cheddar cheese, poached eggs, spicy Asian foods, goat cheese, blue cheese, beets, rockfish tacos. 

Vineyard

-Clone: 256
-Rootstock: 3309
-Soil Profile: Matapeake Silt Loam, 5-120 ft elevation, 5-10% slopes
-Vineyard: Crow Vineyard, Kent County, Maryland
-Harvest Date: Hand Harvested on 14 September 2014
-Harvested Tons: 1.51

Bottling

-Bottled on 26 June 2015
-Bottled at least one year prior to release
-82 cases produced