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Wollersheim Winery

Wollersheim Winery There are 23 acres of planted vineyards on the Wollersheim estate at Prairie du Sac, Wisconsin. Most of the acreage is devoted to winter hardy French-American hybrids and some experimental vitis viniferas. Our main grape is called Marechal Foch. It is a very reliable and versatile variety. Vineyards do the best on slopes because of increased water drainage, air flow and sun exposure....and we make different wines from grapes grown in different places! Grapes from flatter land will give us young, light to medium-bodied wines, while grapes grown on steep slopes give us full-bodied rich wines. We make 5 different wines from our vineyards: Prairie Blush and Prairie Red from the young, flat vineyards, Ruby Nouveau and Domaine du Sac from the medium aged and medium slope vineyards, and Domaine Reserve from the oldest and steepest vineyard. These wines carry the appellation "Lake Wisconsin Viticultural Area".

Directions
From Madison: Leave Madison on US-12 WEST, the West Beltline Highway. US-12 and US-14 split at Middleton. Continue on US-12 WEST (North) for 17 miles to State Hwy. 188. Turn RIGHT on Hwy. 188 and go 2 miles to the winery. Entrance will be on your RIGHT. From Wisconsin Dells:v Exit I-90/I-94/I-39 at EXIT 92 (US-12 EAST). Go 19 miles through Baraboo to Prairie du Sac. Continue straight ahead 1.8 miles to the Wisconsin River bridge. Cross the bridge and go 1/4 mile to State Hwy. 188. Turn RIGHT (SOUTH). Go approx. 3/4 mile. The winery entrance is on the LEFT side of the road.


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Address Web Social
7876 State Road 188, Prairie du Sac, WI, US, 53578 Email: info@wollersheim.com
Phone: 800-847-9463 Web: www.wollersheim.com
Fax: 608-643-8149
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Products



  Beaujolais Uncle Jean
Direct from Philippe's uncle's winery in Beaujolais. Medium-bodied red with fruit reminiscent of cherries and violets.
  Blushing Rose
Semi-sweet beautiful soft pink blush with juicy fruits reminiscent of mangos, kiwi and hint of pineapple.
  Chardonnay
Rich full-bodied white with aromas of bay leaves and spice. A nice balance of toasty oak and vanilla provides for a lengthy, buttery finish.
  Domaine Du Sac
Estate-grown, medium-bodied red, our Beaujolais-like wine, with overtones of raspberries and bing cherries. The finish has a touch of oak and rosemary.
  Domaine Reserve
Robust and full-bodied red from our steepest slopes. The traditional fermentation brings out the spice and berry flavors and a year of oak barrel aging enhances the depth, finesse and complexity. Limited. Cannot be pre-ordered.
  Dry Riesling
Gentle, nearly-dry white with intense dried fruit flavors of mango and pineapple.
  Eagle White
Estate-grown white in an off-dry style, perfect with eagles' favorite food of fish.
  Little Brother Bonardo
Medium-bodied dry red with flavors reminiscent of eucalyptus, red beets and little berries. Notes of almond on the finish. Made from the Italian Bonarda grape by Philippe's little brother, Jean-Francois, in the Lombardy region of Italy.
  Pinot Noir
A grand, classy wine with aromas of black currant, bay leaves and eucalyptus. Highlights of French oak provide for a long smooth finish.
  Port
Our fourth Port release! This wine is made from Foch grapes and is fortified with brandy for a smooth sipping wine.
  Prairie Blush
Estate-grown with glowing pink color, highlights reminiscent of grapefruit. Rated one of the best blushes in the US!
  Prairie Fume
Crisp, fresh, semi-dry white bursting with citrus and tropical fruit highlights. Awarded Double-Gold and Best of Class in 2004 and named #5 of Top 100 Wines East of the Rockies. Highly Recommended and Best Buy.
  Prairie Red
Grown on the flat parcel at the winery vineyards to bring out a crisp and grapey red that is reminiscent of strawberries.
  River Gold
Delicate and sweet white with a hint of sweet pears and mangos on the finish. Goes well with dessert.
  Ruby Nouveau
A young and fruity red made using traditional Beaujolais methods. The first taste of the 2005 vintage, it will be released on the Thursday before Thanksgiving. Cannot be pre-ordered.
  Very Late Harvest
Our first ice wine has been picked. This very fine and concentrated estate wine is in 375 ml bottles and is intended to be enjoyed for special occasions. Limited availability.
  White Riesling
Semi-sweet fragrant white with a teasing note of licorice. Well-balanced palate of aromas reminiscent of honeyed pears, figs and apricots.

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