2008 Dry Rose’
Virginia

Composition: 100% Merlot                                              Harvest Date: Sept 11th

Vineyard Source: Glebe Vineyard on                           p.H.: 3.36
on the Eastern Shore of Virginia

Fermentation: After 24 hours of skin contact,           Acidity: 6.05 grams/Liter
Grapes were pressed and juice fermented in               Sweetness: Dry
Stainless steel for 8 days at 60º F.

Aging: 9 months in stainless steel.

Comments: This rose’ is reminiscent of the dry rose’ found in the south of France. Early pressing and a long cool fermentation help retain refreshing fruit qualities. Readily apparent of characteristics of strawberry and apricot. This crisp, dry wine goes well with Thai dishes as well as other spicy cuisines.

 

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