The Very Best Wines from Michigan

St. Julian 2013 Reserve Late Harvest Riesling (Lake Michigan Shore)

Michigan Riesling Lake Michigan Shore, US

87

points

Black Star Farms 2010 Arcturos Riesling (Michigan)

Michigan Riesling Michigan, US

85

points

Brys 2012 Estate Grown Cabernet Franc (Old Mission Peninsula)

Michigan Cabernet Franc Old Mission Peninsula, US

88

points

Chateau Grand Traverse 2012 Reserve Cabernet Franc (Old Mission Peninsula)

Michigan Cabernet Franc Old Mission Peninsula, US

88

points

Good Harbor 2011 Dry Riesling (Leelanau Peninsula)

Michigan Riesling Leelanau Peninsula, US

84

points

Wyncroft 2013 Wren Song Riesling (Lake Michigan Shore)

Michigan Riesling Lake Michigan Shore, US

84

points

Three Fires 2013 Unoaked Chardonnay (Lake Michigan Shore)

Michigan Chardonnay Lake Michigan Shore, US

84

points

Verterra 2014 Dry Gewurztraminer (Leelanau Peninsula)

Michigan Gewürztraminer Leelanau Peninsula, US

84

points

2 Lads 2009 Cabernet Franc-Merlot (Old Mission Peninsula)

Michigan Cabernet Franc-Merlot Old Mission Peninsula, US

83

points

Brys 2010 Estate Grown Pinot Noir (Old Mission Peninsula)

Michigan Pinot Noir Old Mission Peninsula, US

83

points

Bowers Harbor 2013 Unwooded Chardonnay (Old Mission Peninsula)

Michigan Chardonnay Old Mission Peninsula, US

85

points

Nathaniel Rose 2012 Left Bank Abigail's Vineyard Domaine Barrien Cabernet Sauvignon (Lake Michigan Shore)

Michigan Cabernet Sauvignon Lake Michigan Shore, US

87

points

St. Julian NV Cathermsn's Port (Lake Michigan Shore)

Michigan Port Lake Michigan Shore, US

85

points

Mackinaw Trail 2012 Cabernet Merlot (Michigan)

Michigan Cabernet Merlot Michigan, US

85

points

Bel Lago NV Pinot Noir (Leelanau Peninsula)

Michigan Pinot Noir Leelanau Peninsula, US

85

points

Wyncroft 2013 Cuvee Rae Lee Avonlea Chardonnay (Lake Michigan Shore)

Michigan Chardonnay Lake Michigan Shore, US

85

points

Chateau Chantal 2010 Proprietor's Reserve Pinot Gris (Old Mission Peninsula)

Michigan Pinot Gris Old Mission Peninsula, US

86

points

Mackinaw Trail NV White Ibis Sweet White (Michigan)

Michigan White Blend Michigan, US

86

points

Gill's Pier 2012 Cabernet Franc-Merlot (Leelanau Peninsula)

Michigan Cabernet Franc-Merlot Leelanau Peninsula, US

89

points

St. Julian 2013 Braganini Reserve Traminette (Michigan)

Michigan Traminette Michigan, US

83

points

Hawthorne 2013 Barrel Reserve Chardonnay (Old Mission Peninsula)

Michigan Chardonnay Old Mission Peninsula, US

86

points

Mari 2013 Scriptorium Sezession Brut Sparkling Grüner Veltliner (Old Mission Peninsula)

Michigan Grüner Veltliner Old Mission Peninsula, US

86

points

Laurentide 2013 Semi-Sweet Riesling (Leelanau Peninsula)

Michigan Riesling Leelanau Peninsula, US

85

points

Bel Lago 2013 Chardonnay (Leelanau Peninsula)

Michigan Chardonnay Leelanau Peninsula, US

91

points

Nathaniel Rose 2013 La Blonde Chris Glenn Vineyard Syrah (Lake Michigan Shore)

Michigan Syrah Lake Michigan Shore, US

83

points

Three Fires 2013 Barrel Fermented Chardonnay (Lake Michigan Shore)

Michigan Chardonnay Lake Michigan Shore, US

82

points

Three Fires 2010 Reserve Merlot (Lake Michigan Shore)

Michigan Merlot Lake Michigan Shore, US

82

points

Chateau Grand Traverse 2010 Dry Riesling (Old Mission Peninsula)

Michigan Riesling Old Mission Peninsula, US

83

points

Jana 2007 Riesling (Leelanau Peninsula)

Michigan Riesling Leelanau Peninsula, US

84

points

Wyncroft 2012 Avonlea Pinot Noir (Lake Michigan Shore)

Michigan Pinot Noir Lake Michigan Shore, US

85

points

Wyncroft 2013 Wren Song Ice Wine Riesling (Lake Michigan Shore)

Michigan Riesling Lake Michigan Shore, US

85

points

Bowers Harbor 2013 Langley Late Harvest Riesling (Old Mission Peninsula)

Michigan Riesling Old Mission Peninsula, US

88

points

2 Lads 2013 Pinot Noir (Old Mission Peninsula)

Michigan Pinot Noir Old Mission Peninsula, US

87

points

Shady Lane 2012 Estate Franc 'n' Franc Red (Leelanau Peninsula)

Michigan Red Blend Leelanau Peninsula, US

87

points

Nathaniel Rose 2013 Single Barrel #4 Katherine's Vineyard Domaine Barrien Syrah-Viognier (Lake Michigan Shore)

Michigan Syrah-Viognier Lake Michigan Shore, US

84

points

Marland 2013 Cabernet Franc (Lake Michigan Shore)

Michigan Cabernet Franc Lake Michigan Shore, US

86

points

Verterra 2013 Dry Riesling (Leelanau Peninsula)

Michigan Riesling Leelanau Peninsula, US

86

points

Wyncroft 2012 Shou Red (Lake Michigan Shore)

Michigan Bordeaux-style Red Blend Lake Michigan Shore, US

86

points

Shady Lane 2013 Estate Semi-Dry Riesling (Leelanau Peninsula)

Michigan Riesling Leelanau Peninsula, US

86

points

Black Star Farms 2013 Arcturos Dry Riesling (Old Mission Peninsula)

Michigan Riesling Old Mission Peninsula, US

89

points

Brys 2012 Artisan Series Pinot Noir (Old Mission Peninsula)

Michigan Pinot Noir Old Mission Peninsula, US

89

points

Black Star Farms 2013 Arcturos Pinot Blanc (Old Mission Peninsula)

Michigan Pinot Blanc Old Mission Peninsula, US

86

points

Domaine Berrien 2010 Syrah (Lake Michigan Shore)

Michigan Syrah Lake Michigan Shore, US

87

points

Verterra 2014 Pinot Blanc (Leelanau Peninsula)

Michigan Pinot Blanc Leelanau Peninsula, US

85

points

Black Star Farms 2012 Arcturos Cabernet Franc (Michigan)

Michigan Cabernet Franc Michigan, US

85

points

Black Star Farms 2013 Arcturos Pinot Gris (Old Mission Peninsula)

Michigan Pinot Gris Old Mission Peninsula, US

85

points

Brengman Brothers 2013 Reserve Right Bank Crain Hill Vineyard Red (Leelanau Peninsula)

Michigan Bordeaux-style Red Blend Leelanau Peninsula, US

85

points

Brengman Brothers 2014 Crain Hill Vineyard Rosé (Leelanau Peninsula)

Michigan Rosé Leelanau Peninsula, US

85

points

St. Julian NV Solera Cream Sherry (Lake Michigan Shore)

Michigan Sherry Lake Michigan Shore, US

86

points

Mari 2011 Cabernet Franc (Old Mission Peninsula)

Michigan Cabernet Franc Old Mission Peninsula, US

90

points

Hawthorne 2014 Barrel Reserve Auxerrois (Old Mission Peninsula)

Michigan Auxerrois Old Mission Peninsula, US

86

points

Nathaniel Rose 2013 Katherine & Martha's Vineyard Hill Road Vineyard Pinot Noir (Lake Michigan Shore)

Michigan Pinot Noir Lake Michigan Shore, US

86

points

Three Fires 2012 Pinot Noir (Leelanau Peninsula)

Michigan Pinot Noir Leelanau Peninsula, US

86

points

St. Julian 2013 Braganini Reserve Late Harvest Vignoles (Lake Michigan Shore)

Michigan Vignoles Lake Michigan Shore, US

88

points

Mari 2013 Scriptorium Bestiary Red (Old Mission Peninsula)

Michigan Red Blend Old Mission Peninsula, US

88

points

Left Foot Charley 2014 The Missing Spire Riesling (Michigan)

Michigan Riesling Michigan, US

88

points

Shady Lane 2013 Estate Dry Riesling (Leelanau Peninsula)

Michigan Riesling Leelanau Peninsula, US

88

points

2 Lads 2013 Pinot Grigio (Old Mission Peninsula)

Michigan Pinot Grigio Old Mission Peninsula, US

87

points

Bel Lago 2012 Auxerrois (Leelanau Peninsula)

Michigan Auxerrois Leelanau Peninsula, US

87

points

Blustone 2013 Chardonnay (Leelanau Peninsula)

Michigan Chardonnay Leelanau Peninsula, US

87

points

Blustone 2013 Riesling (Leelanau Peninsula)

Michigan Riesling Leelanau Peninsula, US

87

points

Brengman Brothers 2013 Estate Grown Crain Hill Vineyards Trocken Riesling (Leelanau Peninsula)

Michigan Riesling Leelanau Peninsula, US

87

points

Brys 2012 Estate Grown Merlot (Old Mission Peninsula)

Michigan Merlot Old Mission Peninsula, US

87

points

Black Star Farms 2012 Arcturos Pinot Noir (Michigan)

Michigan Pinot Noir Michigan, US

87

points

Mari 2010 Row 7 Red (Old Mission Peninsula)

Michigan Bordeaux-style Red Blend Old Mission Peninsula, US

89

points

Blustone 2013 Winemaker's Red (Michigan)

Michigan Red Blend Michigan, US

86

points

Bowers Harbor 2014 Medium Sweet Riesling (Old Mission Peninsula)

Michigan Riesling Old Mission Peninsula, US

86

points

Chateau Chantal 2012 Proprietor's Reserve Krupka Vineyard Cabernet Franc (Old Mission Peninsula)

Michigan Cabernet Franc Old Mission Peninsula, US

86

points

Chateau Grand Traverse 2014 Late Harvest Riesling (Michigan)

Michigan Riesling Michigan, US

86

points

Nathaniel Rose 2013 Single Barrel Thomas Vineyard Domaine Barrien Viognier (Lake Michigan Shore)

Michigan Viognier Lake Michigan Shore, US

86

points

Villa Mari 2007 Row 7 Red Red (Old Mission Peninsula)

Michigan Red Blend Old Mission Peninsula, US

84

points

St. Julian 2013 Reserve Pinot Grigio (Lake Michigan Shore)

Michigan Pinot Grigio Lake Michigan Shore, US

82

points

St. Julian 2013 Braganini Reserve Mountain Road Riesling (Lake Michigan Shore)

Michigan Riesling Lake Michigan Shore, US

86

points

St. Julian 2013 Braganini Reserve Riesling (Michigan)

Michigan Riesling Michigan, US

86

points

Mackinaw Trail 2012 Cabernet Franc (Michigan)

Michigan Cabernet Franc Michigan, US

86

points

Bel Lago 2012 North Vineyard Pinot Noir (Leelanau Peninsula)

Michigan Pinot Noir Leelanau Peninsula, US

90

points

City Winery Chicago 2013 Across The Pond Riesling (Old Mission Peninsula)

Michigan Riesling Old Mission Peninsula, US

84

points

2 Lads 2012 Reserve Cabernet Franc (Old Mission Peninsula)

Michigan Cabernet Franc Old Mission Peninsula, US

89

points

Chateau Grand Traverse 2012 Reserve Gamay (Old Mission Peninsula)

Michigan Gamay Old Mission Peninsula, US

87

points

Mackinaw Trail 2013 Unrestricted Passito Cabernet Franc (Lake Michigan Shore)

Michigan Cabernet Franc Lake Michigan Shore, US

87

points

Bel Lago 2013 Auxerrois (Leelanau Peninsula)

Michigan Auxerrois Leelanau Peninsula, US

88

points

Black Star Farms 2012 Leorie Vineyard Merlot-Cabernet Franc (Old Mission Peninsula)

Michigan Merlot-Cabernet Franc Old Mission Peninsula, US

88

points

Brys 2013 Estate Grown Pinot Noir (Old Mission Peninsula)

Michigan Pinot Noir Old Mission Peninsula, US

88

points

Bowers Harbor 2013 Block II Riesling (Old Mission Peninsula)

Michigan Riesling Old Mission Peninsula, US

87

points

Shady Lane 2006 Sparkling Riesling (Leelanau Peninsula)

Michigan Riesling Leelanau Peninsula, US

84

points

Bowers Harbor 2013 Smokey Hollow Riesling (Old Mission Peninsula)

Michigan Riesling Old Mission Peninsula, US

86

points

Blustone 2013 Pinot Noir (Leelanau Peninsula)

Michigan Pinot Noir Leelanau Peninsula, US

88

points

St. Julian 2013 Reserve Traminette (Lake Michigan Shore)

Michigan Traminette Lake Michigan Shore, US

86

points

Mari 2010 Ultima Thule Red (Old Mission Peninsula)

Michigan Red Blend Old Mission Peninsula, US

90

points

Chateau Grand Traverse 2013 Dry Riesling (Old Mission Peninsula)

Michigan Riesling Old Mission Peninsula, US

90

points

Bowers Harbor 2014 Block II & Langley Riesling (Old Mission Peninsula)

Michigan Riesling Old Mission Peninsula, US

88

points

Bowers Harbor 2014 Medium Dry Riesling (Old Mission Peninsula)

Michigan Riesling Old Mission Peninsula, US

85

points

Brengman Brothers 2013 Estate Grown Artist Series Crain Hill Vineyards Unoaked Chardonnay (Leelanau Peninsula)

Michigan Chardonnay Leelanau Peninsula, US

85

points

Mackinaw Trail 2014 Unrestricted Barrel Reserve Chardonnay (Lake Michigan Shore)

Michigan Chardonnay Lake Michigan Shore, US

84

points

Good Harbor 2011 Riesling (Leelanau Peninsula)

Michigan Riesling Leelanau Peninsula, US

83

points

Mackinaw Trail 2013 Late Harvest Riesling (Michigan)

Michigan Riesling Michigan, US

82

points

Peninsula 2010 Dry Riesling (Old Mission Peninsula)

Michigan Riesling Old Mission Peninsula, US

84

points

Bowers Harbor 2010 Block II Riesling (Old Mission Peninsula)

Michigan Riesling Old Mission Peninsula, US

84

points

2 Lads 2013 D. Cuvée Pinot Noir (Old Mission Peninsula)

Michigan Pinot Noir Old Mission Peninsula, US

86

points

St. Julian 2013 Braganini Reserve Albariño (Michigan)

Michigan Albariño Michigan, US

86

points

Hawthorne 2012 Reserve Merlot (Old Mission Peninsula)

Michigan Merlot Old Mission Peninsula, US

89

points

Mari 2010 Bel Tramonto Red (Old Mission Peninsula)

Michigan Red Blend Old Mission Peninsula, US

89

points

Hawthorne 2013 Lemberger (Old Mission Peninsula)

Michigan Lemberger Old Mission Peninsula, US

87

points

Mackinaw Trail 2012 Unrestricted Syrah (Michigan)

Michigan Syrah Michigan, US

87

points

Nathaniel Rose 2012 Right Bank Abigail's Vineyard Domaine Barrien Red (Lake Michigan Shore)

Michigan Bordeaux-style Red Blend Lake Michigan Shore, US

87

points

St. Julian 2016 Reserve Late Harvest Riesling (Lake Michigan Shore)

Michigan Riesling Lake Michigan Shore, US

87

points

Dablon 2016 Riesling (Lake Michigan Shore)

Michigan Riesling Lake Michigan Shore, US

86

points

Dablon 2015 Pinot Noir (Lake Michigan Shore)

Michigan Pinot Noir Lake Michigan Shore, US

81

points

Dablon 2016 Pinot Noir Rosé (Lake Michigan Shore)

Michigan Rosé Lake Michigan Shore, US

82

points

Dablon 2015 Cabernet Sauvignon (Lake Michigan Shore)

Michigan Cabernet Sauvignon Lake Michigan Shore, US

90

points

Bonobo 2016 Rosé (Old Mission Peninsula)

Michigan Rosé Old Mission Peninsula, US

85

points

Dablon 2016 Sweet Riesling (Lake Michigan Shore)

Michigan Riesling Lake Michigan Shore, US

85

points

Bel Lago 2013 North Vineyard Pinot Noir (Leelanau Peninsula)

Michigan Pinot Noir Leelanau Peninsula, US

90

points