IN - Indiana
Sugar Creek Ruby Rapid Wine is a rosé made from the Chambourcin grape. rosé is a “read and run,” too. A straightforward, no surprises wine. This wine won the Non-Commercial Wine of the Year in 2017 at the Indy International Wine Competition held at Purdue University in West Lafayette, IN. It is made from Estate Grown grapes harvested in Montgomery County, Indiana and bottled as a single varietal, slightly sweet, fruit-forward wine which is pleasant with or without food. Sugar Creek’s Rosé is named for Ruby Rapid which is located at Mile 105 on the Colorado River in the Grand Canyon. It is the last of a series of rapids known as the “Gems.” Crystal Rapid starts the run, followed by Agate, Sapphire, Turquoise, Emerald, and then Ruby. It is a nice Class III series that the river guides simply say, “read and run.” Sugar Creek Rosé is a “read and run,” too. A straightforward, no surprises wine.
3.0% Residual Sugar.