Blue Sky Vineyards

Website:
BlueSkyVineyards.com
Booth #:
18

Anchoring the eastern end of the Shawnee Hills Wine Trail, our winery offers you “The Romance of Italy in the Hills of Southern Illinois”. We are open year-round, 7 days a week, to provide great Illinois wine. Please join us for wine tasting, a variety of hearty sandwiches, soups, pizzas, and snacks, as well as wine-alternatives such as beer and non-alcoholic beverages. Come enjoy our large indoor seating area and two beautiful outdoor terraces that overlook our vineyard and the rolling countryside.

2017 Featured Wines

Dry Whites

  • Vintner’s Select – Made from the highest quality whites from each vintage.  This wine displays a rich palate with wonderfully clean complexity.
  • Seyval – Light bodied, white wine with hints of apple, pear and a slight suggestion of pineapple.
  • Rosé – Floral and fruity aromas of roses, watermelon, and strawberries give this rose’ a nice balance of tannins and acidity.  Winner of the Governor’s Cup at the 2017 Illinois State Fair Wine Competition.

Dry Reds

  • Chambourcin Reserve – This estate bottled wine is aged in French and American Oak Barrels for 2 years.  It is a complex, fruit forward wine.
  • Cabernet Franc – Aged in French Oak Barrels, this distinct varietal provides a complex of spice, earthiness, berry fruit and cedar aromas.

Semi-Dry/Semi-Sweet

  • Papa’s Rosa – A semi-dry, young, un-oaked Chambourcin wine with hints of fresh berry & black currants.
  • Misterioso – This semi-sweet rose’ is crisp and clean with a berry nose and a delightful fruity finish.

Sweet

  • Rocky Comfort White – A unique blend of white southern Illinois grapes, delicate notes of pineapple and pear mingle with a touch of lemon for a crisp finish
  • Rocky Comfort Red – A complex wine made with a medley of grapes, this wine has a clean, crisp flavor and a wealth of character that can only be found in Illinois.
  • Chambourcin Blush – A sweet wine made from Chambourcin grapes, it emanates strawberry and cherry flavors.
  • Bolle – This sweet, sparkling wine is a burst of fruit flavors guaranteed to stimulate you taste buds.

Desert

  • Cream Sherry – Rich aromas of butterscotch and almonds compliment this deliciously sweet sherry with nuances of toffee and a creamy finish.

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