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Rosé of Petit Verdot 2017

Rennie Vineyard

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Rosé Made From Petit Verdot – Really

Style:  dry, modern, out-of-the-box; when did you last see a Petit Verdot Rosé?
Color:  electric crimson
Aromas:  strawberry, peach and honeysuckle
Flavors:  thirst quenching acidity; citrus, watermelon and rhubarb

Vegan Friendly!

This is a seductive and enchanting wine, both for its aromatic quality and flavor and for its magical color. It creates a fresh impression on the nose, and on the palate with floral and red fruit notes and watermelon; with a balanced acidity and mouthfeel that makes it easy to drink.

Our Second Vintage Of A Rosé Made From Petit Verdot Grapes

It is quite similar to the rosé wines we produced that last several vintages from Malbec grapes. Yet once we thought of trying this, we just couldn't resist. And we're very pleased and have been enjoying it as the weather has been turning warmer providing more opportunities for outdoor meals.

Winemaker Notes

Grapes were gently crushed and the skins were left in contact with the juice for a couple hours when it was pressed to a tank. Two days later it was racked into barrels for fermentation. Fermentation continued for 21 days until dryness. We used seasoned French oak barrels for this wine. After four months in oak, the wine was racked into a tank, then gently fined, and loosely filtered before bottling. Meant to be consumed fresh – now is the time!

Wine Specs
Vintage
2017
Appellation
Yorkville Highlands, Mendocino
Vineyard Designation
Rennie Vineyard
Acid
9.0 g/L
pH
3.23
Aging
4 months
Bottling Date
Mar 28, 2018
Residual Sugar
Dry
Alcohol %
13.0