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Wine and Cider Flights $15 choose any four wines and ciders

Club member flights $12

Featured Flights and Food

Wine and Cider Flights

$15
Create your own path with four wines and ciders of your choosing from any of the options available by the glass.

Natural Northern’s Zesty Garlic Hummus

Locally made and served with local veggies and rice crackers – $8

Whitefish Paté

Locally made and served with local veggies, pickled jalapenos, and rice crackers. – $10

Ploughman’s Lunch

A selection of four cheese varieties, two meats, local veggies, fruit, fig jam, olives, pickles and rosemary crackers –  $18

CHIPS

Great Lakes Potato Chip Company. Ask your server for available flavors. – $1

Northwoods Soda

Ask your server for available flavors. – $2.50

DRY WHITE WINES

2020 CrÉmant

–28 BTL 10 GL –
Club 63 – 22.4 BTL

Crémant is a designation used for sparkling wines not made in Champagne. They can be made anywhere and often reflect blends of local significance. This style produces a fruit forward sparkling wine similar to Prosecco.

2020 PINOT GRIGIO

Tale Feathers Vineyard
– 20 BTL 8 GL –
Club 63 – 16 BTL 

By fermenting the wine in stainless steel and avoiding long yeast contact we could keep the delicate aromas to reveal an apple-like freshness for a classic warm-weather sipper that really shows off in the glass.

2018 LUTHIER

45% Chardonnay, 28% Pinot Gris, 25% Auxerrois, 2% Pinot Blanc
25 BTL 9 GL 
Club 63 – 20 BTL 

We like to play with fermentation in oak. In this case, we fermented and aged Chardonnay, Auxerrois, Pinot Gris, and Pinot Blanc individually in used French oak barrels. The idea was to bring balance through the blend and the overtones presented by each barrel.

2020 KERNER

– 25 BTL  8 GL –
Club 63 – 20 BTL

This is an extremely rare grape variety. The finished wine is dry and balanced with an intriguing floral aroma. 

2018 PINOT BLANC

Island View Vineyard
Jefferson Cup Invitational Silver Medal 
–28 BTL 10 GL –
Club 63 – 22.4 BTL

The Island View Vineyard is Michigan’s oldest Pinot Blanc planting dating back to 1995. There are 1100 plants farmed under the watchful eye and expert hands of Werner Kuehnis. 

2018 OMP PINOT BLANC

18 BTL 8 GL
Club 63 – 14.4 BTL

This grape loves our cool climate and sandy soils. It expresses powerful aromatics and intense fruity length while maintaining fresh acidity.

2020 DRY ROSÉ

– 20 BTL  8 GL
Club 63 – 16 btl

Dry but fruity, this rosé has been made with 100% Blaufränkisch grapes grown in northern Michigan.

2019 MURMUR

64% Chardonnay, 26% Gewürztraminer, 19% Auxerrois, 1% Pinot Blanc
18 BTL 8 GL
Club 63 – 14.4 BTL

Murmur is named for some of our voracious vineyard foes, the starlings. It is a blend of some of our favorite white grape varieties.

2018 SEVENTH HILL FARM RIESLING

– 25 BTL  9 GL
Club 63 – 20 BTl

This vineyard has an esteemed reputation and back-to- back Jefferson Cups. This prestigious award is earned by the top wines at the invitation-only competition

DRY rED wINES

2020 OMP Blaufränkisch

–28 BTL 9 GL –
CLUB 63 – 22.4 BTL 

This is a blend of two of our great Blaufränkisch vineyards – The Keenan Vineyard and the Swanson Vineyard. Select barrels are chosen for this blend to help execute our goal of a fruit-focused, dry red. We age these barrels for eight months and then bottle young to capture the berry and black pepper tones.

Roots & rock

– 25 BTL 9 GL –
Club 63 – 20 BTl

The wine has generous jammy fruit, a plump mid palate and finish that’s like light roasted coffee and delicate cocoa.  It is ready to drink now.

 

sWEETER wHITE wINES

IV Sparkling Pinot Blanc

Island View Vineyard
– 28 BTL  10 GL 
CLUB 63- 22.4 BTL 

Left Foot Charley’s take on Prosecco, this wine is a lightly carbonated, delicately balanced sparkling wine for all occasions from Island View Vineyard on Old Mission Peninsula.

2019 LE CABAN RIESLING

– 20 BTL  8 GL
Club 63- 16 BTL 

We find this Riesling to be a melodic poem of delicate sweetness wrapped around an electric core of acid.

2019 LATE HARVEST RIESLING

Seventh Hill Farm
– 28 BTL  10 GL 
CLUB 63- 22.4 BTL 

A late harvest Riesling made from one of our most renowned vineyards.

Hard Ciders

Spitzenburg

–28 GROWLER TO-GO / 9 8OZ GL –

Spitzenburg is an heirloom apple that used to be more widespread in the US and Michigan. It was pushed out of the mainstream by “new” varieties like northern spy which cooked more consistently. Spitzenburg (formally known as Esopus Spitzenburg) is a fickle tree in our northern climate. In 2020 we got our first real crop and had the opportunity to make this single variety cider.

ENGLE’S RANSOM

–20 GROWLER TO-GO / 8 BTL / 6 GL –

Our first venture in cider made from Michigan grown European heritage apples, the Ransom has powerful aromatics and a longer mid-palate and finish.

FORTIS MAELUM

–18 BTL / 7 8OZ GL

The apples pressed for this dry British style cider are grown as part of an experimental block on the Engle Ridge Farm that was planted as part of our quest for true cider apples that will thrive in northern Michigan.

GINGER LEE

–20 GROWLER TO-GO / 6 GL –

Fresh taste with a light ginger bite!  Made with dried ginger and ruby red grapefruit.

Antrim Cider

–20 GROWLER TO-GO / 8 BTL / 6 GL –

This is a single origin cider grown by Ron Boals and family. We chose this blend for its striking acidity and fresh, juicy apple character. This cider has snap!

CINNAMON GIRL

–20 GROWLER TO-GO / 8 BTL / 6 GL –

This is a classic combination – apples and cinnamon. Whole cinnamon sticks are added to the juice from OMP apples and steeped in the cider for 4-6 weeks.

 

By the Bottle

Available by the bottle in-house or to-go. The following wines are not available for flights or glass pours.

2018 PINOT GRIS

TALE FEATHERS VINEYARD
– 28 BTL  
CLUB 63 – 22.4 BTL 

This small bottling came from a selection of the 2.5 acre Tale Feathers Vineyard on Old Mission Peninsula. We chose to ferment and age the wine in two very old French oak puncheons.

2019 Skin Fermented Pinot Gris

28 BTL   
Club 63 – 22.4 btl

We fermented this Pinot Gris with the skins as we would a red wine fermentation. Then, instead of pressing after a week or two, we let the wine age with the skins for 5 months.  Keep in mind that the skins of Gris are a raspberry color. The color is not very stable typically but when it has that long to bind with the tannins it creates a peculiar hue. The oxygen that inevitably creeps in further tints this and we end up with a beautiful orange colored wine.

2018 Blaufränkisch Reserve

– 45 BTL  –
CLUB 63- 36 BTL

A blend from our oldest and newest Blaufränkisch vineyards. The combination of black pepper, earth, and brambleberry flavor will evolve over the next several years.

2019 Gamay 

– 32 BTL –
CLUB 63 – 25.6 BTL

Our Gamay comes from a young Leelanau Peninsula vineyard. This wine shows elegance and structure with great aging potential.

Building 53 Specials

Available by the glass only

THE BEEKEEPER

– 8

Antrim Cider ۞ honey ۞ lemon

Make it wild by adding fresh Northwoods Ginger Soda – 9 –

CINGRIA

Roots & Rock ۞ Cinnamon Girl ۞ orange

NORTHERN LIGHTS

Roots & Rock ۞ Cinnamon Girl ۞ pear

Peachy Keen

– 12 

Peach ۞ IV Sparkling ۞ bubbles

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