Maker: Laurentide Winery, Lake Leelanau, Michigan, USA
Grapes: About equal parts Riesling, Chradonnay and Pinot Gris (according to owner).
Place of origin: Leelanau Peninsula AVA, Leelanau County, Michigan, USA
Style: Semi-dry white table blend
ABV: ~12% (according to owner. Table wines are not required to list an ABV)
Price: $15 (website)
Appearance: Very light gold, almost clear.
Nose: Musk melon, grapefruit, Sprite.
Palate: Medium-bodied, well-rounded. Fresh melon, mandarin orange.
Finish: Stonefruit, stones.
Parting words: I’m a fan of Laurentide, the wines, the people and the ice sheet, which shaped our beautiful Great Lakes. Emergence White is a well-balanced, easy-to-drink, food-friendly wine. A bottle is perfect for dinnertime on the patio. A case is perfect for a BBQ with grilled chicken. Emergence White is recommended.