Robust or mellow, Kimmel’s red wines are full-bodied—delighting the nose and tantalizing the palate. Ranging from semi-dry to full-bodied including a Concord grape dessert wine, these wines don’t disappoint.
De Chaunac is a French-American hybrid wine grape variety used to make red wines. It was developed by Albert Seibel circa 1860. It is also known as Seibel 9549 and is a cross of Seibel 5163 and possibly Seibel 793. The grape was named after Adhemar de Chaunac, a pioneer in the Ontario wine industry.
Kimmel Orchard variety of this French hybrid is a dry and an example of Nebraska wine at its best. Once considered one of the seven noble grapes, this full-bodied wine has a wonderful bouquet and is a natural for the red wine connoisseur. Best served at room temperature.
Food Pairings: Red meet dishes and pasta, deep dish pizza.
Chambourcin is a French-American interspecific hybrid grape variety used for making wine. Its parentage is uncertain. The hybrid was produced by Joannes Seyve who often used Seibel hybrids produced in the 1860s. The grape has only been available since 1963; it has a good resistance to fungal disease, and is one of the parents of the new disease resistant variety, Regent, which is increasing in popularity among German and Okanagan Valley grape growers.
(sham-boor-SAN) Attention to detail paid off with this wonderful red, produced at Kimmel Orchard. The leaves around each cluster are removed before harvest, letting the grapes bask in the sun, resulting in perfectly ripened fruit and thus an excellent wine. The fruity characteristics and beautiful color makes this a standout among other red wines. Best served at room temperature.
Food Pairings: Roasted Pheasant, beef au jus and other red meet dishes.
Frontenac was introduced to the world in 1996 by the University of Minnesota, and is known for extreme cold hardiness and intense color and flavor. It is made in all styles, from dry, oak-aged red to rosé to Port-style dessert wines.
This distinctive off-dry, light-bodied red is great companion for picnics, parties, and porch swings. Its intense cherry aromas and flavors dominate, supported by herbal undertones, and crisp acidity.
Food Pairings: Pork dishes and sausages, and even foods with a little spice.
Sweet Laurine wine has a delicate flavor with lovely structure and a beautiful nose. The product of a cooler growing season, the new Laurine bottling explores the more delicate side of grape variety.
This graceful wine unfolds with berry and black cherry and finishes with subtle earthiness.
Food Pairings: Grilled salmon and duck dishes.