(Archive) CINSAUT ROSÉ 2018 Dry Creek Valley
Ultra pale crisp delightful rosé.
Tasting Notes: Ultra pale like the blush on a peach.Aromatics of papaya, mango, peach, apricot, orange rind.Flavors of pear, peach, rose, plum, kiwi, apple, grapefruit, raspberry. Lingering fresh acidity. Crisp full body. Long finish.
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The Grape: A rare delicious Rhone variety with only 7 acres planted in Sonoma County. It is sometimes found as a component of some red and rosé Rhone wines. Frick Cinsaut Is grown in the Dry Creek Valley of Sonoma County. Characteristics of the grape are large olive shaped berries, lush red fruit flavors and very soft tannin.
The Vineyard: Frick's Estate Owl Hill Vineyard is the hill to the west of the winery. The soil is rock, gravel and clay from decomposed Dry Creek Conglomerate. At this location the vines have low vigor and produce grapes that have complex fruit flavor.
The Wine: This is a 100% estate grown cinsaut rosé. Harvested to be a delicate low alcohol European style wine. Delightfully aromatic. Very short skin contact delivers classic light color and rosé fruit; grapefruit, wild strawberry and red currant. Crisp refreshment with layers of tropical and red fruit flavors. Drink now to 2022.
Drink now to 2022. Only 98 cases made.
Serve with: scampi, gulf blue fish, summer fruit salad, arugula pecorino salad, pea soup, sand dabs, fresh peach pie, pouched salmon, chicken taco, miso soup, tuna salad sandwich, pan fried scallops, goat cheese fritters, chicken breast browned in butter, fish tacos