Capitol View Winery Wines
Capitol View Winery – Dry White Wines
2020 Row 16
Medium-bodied dry white with rich & intense flavors of gooseberry, green melon, violet & a hint of grapefruit in the finish. So Refreshing! Row 16 is produced with Itasca grapes grown by Old Cellar Vineyard. The mystical, intriguing Row 16 in our vineyard inspired the name. You will want to hear the story!!
2021 Estate Consensus
Balanced & Sophisticated! Aromas are inviting with notes of lemon curd, pear & soft acents of vanilla. Round full palate layered with vibrant fruit flavors & lightly toasted oak. Estate Consensus captivates the senses. Fermented and aged in American Oak barrels.
Medium bodied, well balanced dry white. Pear & white peach on the nose. Complex palette with a pinch of tannis and a long finish.
2019 Prairie Star
Full bodied dry white with an enticing floral and lime zest nose and pallette.
Capitol View Winery – Dry Red Wine
2019 Champ '81
Strikingly dynamic & complex. On the nose – dark plump blackberry and plum. Well-rounded flavor profile of wild blueberry, red plum, subtle French Oak and a hint of spice. The elegant finish invites you back for another sip. Enjoy with gorgonzola steak, light Italian foods, thyme seasoned Cornish game hen.
2020 Champ 81 - 5th Anniversary Limited Edition
Striking an impeccable balance between concentration and elegance, 2020 Champ 81 is earthy, spicy & savory presented in a perfectly balanced complexity. Deep ripe plum & hint of leather on the nose. Lingering tannins, luxurious cherry & black currant flavors with smoky tobacco emerging on the long-sophisticated finish. Pair with roast lamb/Rosemary, Italian pasta dishes/rich tomato sauce, Feta or Gorgonzola.
2020 Take Me Home
A deep garnet color that leads to enticing aromas of plum, allspice, deep dark cherry with a bit of licorice and black currant. Aging in an American Oak barrel contributes to the aromas of vanilla. The palate is plush, filing the mouth with thick tannins layered with flavors of light caramel, rich dark fruit, black currant, cherry and plum in the delicious finish.
2019 Country Roads
Pleasant aromas of French Oak toast, brambly fruit and a touch of dill in the glass. On the palate, Integrated flavors of blackberry, plum and black currant in this Bordeaux-like Chambourcin. Juicy firm tannins and a long smooth finish bring you back for another sip. Expressive and Bold. Serve with grilled and smoked meats.
2018 Vintner's Blend
Inviting bouquet of brambly fruit, cherry & black currant intertwined with violet. The palate opens with ripe cherries, is layered with mulberry, black raspberry & black currant. Subtle & integrated tannins. Refined & complex. Serve with lamb, smoked meats or thin sliced ham.
2019 Meyer Select
Opens with aromas of wild blueberries. Striking garnet color. Balanced integration of mouth-watering flavors, dark chocolate mid-palate, soft tannins with notes of Bing cherry on the finish. Smooth! This wine can complement many dishes, including nachos & wood-fired pizza. Sometimes what happens in the CVW cellar is just too good to stay in the cellar!
Capitol View Winery – Off-Dry Wines
2019 Committee's Choice
Commands your attention with captivating aromas of black currant, blackberry & a peppery tingle. Off-Dry, the palate is rich with flavors of ripe raspberry & baked blacked cherry intertwined with a touch of mocha & vanilla that seamlessly transitions into a smooth subtle finish. Excellent with stuffed mushrooms, wood-fired pizza, filet mignon & pork tenderloin.
2020 Committee's Choice
This deep garnet off-dry blend offers a vibrant bouquet of ripe wild blueberries & marionberries with notes of hibiscus. The palate displays black cherry & hints of mocha that lingers through the finish. Versatile & fruit forward, this wine pairs beautifully with grilled steak or creamy, soft cow’s milk cheeses.
2020 Farmer's Daughter
Delightful blush with aromas of lavender, slight white pepper, yellow plum and nectarine. The palate begins with crisp acidity, a touch of peach, followed closely by light red fruits. A long lingering finish and a touch of smooth tannins make this wine the perfect complement for any occasion.
Capitol View Winery – Semi-Sweet Wines
As refreshing as a summer rain! Unique & complex flavors & aromas of Bartlett pear, white peach, grapefruit & pineapple, with hints of gardenia. Notes of honey & almond surprise you in the delightful finish. Celebration is the perfect pour for any special occasion or as a start to the evening paired with soft cheeses, seared scallops, or Alfredo.
2018 City Lights
Captivating aromas of a spring bouquet, lemon zest & tropical fruits. On the palate City Lights shimmers with flavors of apricot & fresh pineapple that linger through the bright refreshing finish. Serve with seafood enchiladas, pasta/white sauce, pork chops, dry rubbed barbecue, mild cheeses and chips and salsa.
Light, bright & refreshing with flavors of fresh red berries, a hint of spiciness & rich mocha along with smooth, supple tannins. The freshness & fruit are enhanced by a slight chill. Refreshing with charcuterie or tomato, basil & burrata salad. Like its name we hope this wine creates memories with family & friends & a place to come home to.
Semi-Sweet red wine, well balanced with soft tannins. Notes of black chery, plum and blackberries that surround your palate like a big Nebraska sunset.
Capitol View Winery – Sweet Wines
A bright and refreshing blend that’s best-served chilled with a side of fun! Honeysuckle with a touch of citrus on the nose and mouthwatering flavors of ripe honeydew melon, guava and pear. A light sweetness rounds out your palate with a finish resembling creme brûlée! Enjoy with fresh fruit & cream cheese dip, a cheese board or your favorite cream pie.
2020 Capitol View White
Intriguing blend of La Crescent & LaCrosse delights the nose with aromas of key lime mingled with a touch of whipped cream. The palate enters with vibrant citrus and hints os nectarine. This versatile wine pairs well with dishes from light salads to seafood to scones. Its subtle sweetness provides balance alongside a dish with a touch of heat.
2018 Capitol View Red
Sweet red made in a light refreshing style. Hints of black currant, pie & Bing cherries and strawberry. A great companion for all occasions.
2020 Little Sister
This lively ruby red rose is sweet, invigorating and delicately approachable. Bursting with aromas and flavors of strawberries, marionberries and wild blueberries. Refreshng with any summer cuisine.
Capitol View Winery – “Ice-Style” Wine
Aromas of apricot, tangerines and melded hints of citrus entice you to experience this “Ice-Style” wine. Much of the beautiful floral apricot carries over to the long, sweet lingering finish with crisp acidity ending in a flourish of orange.
Capitol View Winery – “Port-Style” Wine
2020 Finale - Petite Pearl
This Port-Style wine was started in 2019 with Marquette grapes that were distilled at Whiskey Run Creek. In 2020, we added the juice from the small dense cluster of Petite Pearl grapes from Old Cellar Vineyards. Petite Pearl is known for its intense and long-lasting flavors. We are very excited with how this blend created a perfectly integrated wine. Captivating aromas of jammy blueberry and a hint of spice. You will find notes of dark chocolate and a lovely creamy, cordial cherry finish. Aged in neutral oak barrels provides a complex smoothness. Pairs well with a sunset, campfires and snow days!
2020 Finale - Chambourcin
This “Port-Style” wine has a compelling bouquet with seductive aromas of blackberry, fragrant plum, dark chocolate & spice. Complex palate with excellent structrue saturated with subtle tannins. Aging in neutral oak barrels provides the smooth, long lingering finish. Wonderful served with sour cherry pie, chocolate ganache truffles, or stilton blue cheese.
Location & Hours
Tuesday and Wednesday: Reserved for Private Events
The tasting room is open. Carryout and curbside pickup are still available.
Please remember no outside beverages allowed on Capitol View Winery premises.