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Lavender Crest Winery

Lavender Crest Winery

Nestled in a beautiful country setting, just outside the Quad Cities, Lavender Crest Winery offers a wonderful array of award-winning wines, banquet facilities, delightful lunch menu, informative wine tours and tastings…all with “hometown” hospitality.

2020 Featured Wines

REDS

  • COLONA RED – A semi-dry blend of Merlot and locally-grown Frontenac should be served at room temperature with a juicy steak, prime rib, spicy pasta or pizza.  $15/bottle
  • CHOCOLATE LOVE – FOCH – Blend of rich dark chocolate blended with Foch wine for a sensational taste that pairs well with many foods, especially raspberries and red cherries. $16/bottle
  • ODDS & ENDS – WINEMAKER’S BLEND – A semi-sweet wine blend based on the winemaker’s choice, this wine will be different every bottling. Always fun to compare and enjoy. $14/bottle
  • FOXY – CONCORD – Enjoy this delicious wine produced from Concord Grapes. The “foxy” wild grape flavor produces a young sweet red table wine that is light, fragrant, fresh and fruity. Especially delicious with light foods or desserts. Serve gently chilled to intensify its fruity flavor. $13/bottle 

FRUIT WINES

  • COSMIC BOG – CRANBERRY – Maintaining the right balance between sweet and tart, this versatile wine made from pure cranberry juice is a perfect accompaniment to blue cheese, duck, turkey, and chocolate desserts. $15/bottle
  • OUT OF THE BLUE – BLUEBERRY & BLACKBERRY – The deep, luxurious bluish/purple color of Out of the Blue tempts your senses and invites you to explore the wine further. Swirl a little in the glass and breathe deeply to enjoy the intense blueberry/blackberry experience that awaits you upon the first sip. Serve at room temperature with appetizers and desserts. $16/bottle

WHITES

  • MAJESTIC – VIGNOLES & LA CRESCENT – This semi-dry white wine made from Illinois Vignoles & La Crescent blend has a citrus aroma and flavor with a hint of pineapple and apricot. Serve this wine chilled with seafood, pork, and light dishes. Similar to Pinot Grigio. $14/bottle
  • FAITHFUL FRIENDS – ST PEPIN & LA CROSSE – A delicate semi-sweet white wine crafted especially for the Quad City Animal Welfare Center. A portion of the proceeds goes to support this worthy endeavor. $15/bottle
  • BEACHES – NIAGARA & LA CRESCENT – Best known perhaps as a juice grape – the white-skinned counterpart to Concord – Niagara is in fact a multi-use grape blended with La Crescent It makes a “heady, heavily-scented wine” with floral notes. This crowd-pleaser is best served chilled to sip with friends and family. $13/bottle
  • SWEET TEMPTATION – MOSCATO – With its distinct aroma and flavor, you will not be able to resist this sweet dessert wine made from Moscato grapes from California. Serve chilled. $15/bottle

BLUSH

  • MARY’S BLUSH – LA CRESCENT-FRONTENAC – A touch of citrus and floral, complemented by peach and pear accents make this semi-sweet wine one for all occasions. Made with LaCrescent and Frontenac grapes, enjoy this wine chilled with mild cheeses, salads and desserts. $13/bottle

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