Origin: Finger Lakes, New York, USA
USNW Classification: Natural
Varietal & Type: Riesling/Cabernet Franc/Blaufränkisch/Scheurebe
Should we make some "Who the Fu ck is Blaufränkisch?" Tee-shirts?
This wine is a domestic produced first to include the variety, influenced by all of the wonderful Austrian reds and we could not be more stoked.
Vistas is an ever-changing blend of experimental fermentation lots. Lot CRBS is a carbonic Riesling/Cabernet Franc/Blaufränkisch/Scheurebe coferment from 2020, blended with a Blaufränkisch & Cabernet Franc ferment from 2021. All spontaneous, minimal sulfur. Aged entirely in stainless steel, bottled unfined and unfiltered April 2022.
About the Winemaker
Usonia is dedicated to exploring new ways forward for New York wine. Our name comes from the architect Frank Lloyd Wright, who used "Usonia" to refer to his vision of a fully democratic American landscape, free of Old World conventions. We focus on varieties we believe are appropriate to our cold climate. We strive to make vibrant, honest wines true to the place they come from.