Vibrant crimson in color with a bright, inviting nose of red and black currants. Seductive and layered on the palate with juicy plum, red and green pepper, tart strawberry and hints of violets. Silky tannins, black cherries and cloves form a herbaceous finish.
Mostly hand harvested, red blend of 57% Cabernet Sauvignon and 43% Merlot. This wine showcases beautiful, dark cherries, blackberry juice, baking spice, eucalyptus and savory herbs pepper from our estate vineyards on Seneca Lake.
Le Petit Caporal is equal parts Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and Cabernet Franc. All the grapes come from the stellar Argetsinger Vineyard and its adjoining Glen Eldridge vineyard, steeply sloping into the eastern shores of Seneca Lake. The wine received 92 points from Robert Parker's Wine Advocate, the 2nd highest rated Finger Lakes red ever from this publication.
Layers of plum and cherry fruit combine with brown spices as well as elements of violet and “forest floor." This Pinot shows a soft, round mouthfeel with a rich texture. The finish is long and smooth with a nice spicy finish.
Le Petit Caporal Magnum is 33% Cabernet Sauvignon, 33% Merlot and 33% Cabernet Franc. All the grapes come from the stellar Argetsinger Vineyard and its adjoining Glen Eldridge vineyard, sloping steeply into the eastern shores of Seneca Lake.