Fruit forward rose with aromas of strawberries, cherries and raspberries with nice balance of acidity with a smooth dry finish. Flavours of gooseberries & plum with subtle notes of citrus & earthiness.
Great with grilled salmon or summer salads with grilled chicken.
Varietals – 100% Merlot
Vineyards – Osooyos – east bench
Harvest / Pick Date – October 9th, 2019
Brix @ Harvest – 24.4
RS – 3.8g/L
TA – 6.8g/L
Alcohol – 14.3%
PH – 3.46
Traditional saignee method – cold soaked on skins for 2 days then fermented in stainless steel to full dryness – further aging in stainless steel for 6 months.