Sonoma Coast Rosé of Pinot Noir
  • price: 25
  • year: 2014
  • alcohol: 14.5
  • blend: 100% Pinot Noir

2014 Rosé of Pinot Noir, Sonoma Coast

Price: $25.00

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A vibrant, food-friendly rosé made in the saignée method from fermentations of some of the most sought-after vineyards on the Sonoma Coast.  Cool-climate terroir and crisp acidity shine through vivid tangerine and red berry, with a long, savory finish.  Bone dry.  Serve with a wide variety of foods, from Oysters to pork to savory poultry.

Hand harvested at 23.5 – 25.5º brix.

Vineyards: Mardikian, Pratt, Gap’s Crown, Sangiacomo, Wildcat, Dutton Ranch.

16 hours skin contact.

Aged 5 months in stainless steel.

Partial malolactic fermentation.

Only 120 cases produced.

pH 3.38, TA 6.2 g/L, Alcohol 14.5%.

Winemaking:

Bled from select Sonoma Coast (and a small amount of Russian River Valley) fermentations after +/- 16 hours of cold maceration.  Inoculated with M83 after beginning a native fermentation (at 1/3 sugar depletion).  Post-fermentation inoculation with PN4 malolactic bacteria, arrested at .77 g/L malic acid.  Racked off the lees after 1 month.  Crossflow filtration for clarity.  Bottled 2/20/15.

SKU: 2014-ROSE-SON. Categories: , .