Our Night Cap, made in the traditional “Port” method, uses Marquette. Fortified with locally made brandy our Night Cap is an opulent treat full of character. Hints of oak and dried fruit on the nose lead into a smooth red dessert wine with a warm dried cherries finish.
Optimal Serving Temperature
Fireside's Brickyard Hill Vineyard
Aged in old French and American oak for 18 months
Initially Brix 22; fortified with locally produced grape brandy.
Produced via traditional “Port” methods. The term “Port” can only be used for wines made in Portugal; U.S. uses these terms: “Port-style,” “Dessert-style” or “Fortified Wine.”
Pairs nicely with dark chocolate, brownies, raspberry truffle
Brie, camembert, blue cheese, gorgonzola
Silver - Jefferson Cup Invitational
Bronze - Finger Lakes Wine Competition
Bronze - Iowa Wine Growers Wine Competition
Bronze - Mid-American Wine Competition
Great Wine - Jefferson Cup Invitational Wine Competition