Authors

Markko Vineyard

Publication Date

Fall 1996

Document Type

Newsletter

Keywords

Dr. Konstantin Frank co-op grape grower, Ohio Wine Hall of Fame, Lake Erie AVA, Conneaut

Disciplines

Tourism and Travel | Viticulture and Oenology

Abstract

Challenges of operating a Northeast Ohio vineyard described such as unseasonable weather conditions combined with grape disease.

Purpose and value of a quality wine library described.

1996 results of the Markko Cup, an annual Regetta race from Eastlake to Ashtabula.

Wine Notes

Character of each vintage highlighted.

Chardonnay: Bicentennial Celebration, Library Reserve (1989), Traditional (1991 and 1992), Reserve (1991 and 1993), Select Reserve (1993), Pinot Chardonnay Reserve (1993)

Cabernet Sauvignon: Traditional (1992), Library Reserve (1989), Reserve (1993)

Riesling: Reserve (1994)

Pinot Noir: Traditional (1990), Reserve (1993)

Covered Bridge: Riesling, Chardonnay, Cabernet Sauvignon

Comments

Courtesy of Markko Vineyard.

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