2016 Rosé of Grenache, Estelle Vineyard, Santa Barbara
Our last Rosé of Grenache was a hit, and we think this one is even better.
A fruit forward rosé with hints of watermelon and strawberry, this wine is perfect served chilled with a Summer salad or our P'tit Basque.
This is one of our kegged wines, so stop by to fill up your growler this July.
You can learn more about our growler program here: Growler Program
P'tit Basque; France, sheep's milk
This sheep's milk cheese from France's Basque region is aged for a minimum of 70 days, during which it develops a basket-weave pattern similiar to that of Spain's Manchego cheese. P'tit Basque has a smooth, sweet flavor with a nutty finish, and pairs wonderfully with our fruit forward Rosé of Grenache.
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What is Rosé and who do we get there? Very good question which takes us down a road with many forks. Rosé can be made very sweet, semi-sweet, dry, still, sparkling, from white grapes, from grey grapes and from red grapes. They can be fresh stainless steel immediate same year release wines or aged for almost a decade in large Spanish Casks.
The Estelle Vineyard is in the new Los Olivos District AVA. This region is in the warmer portions of Santa Ynez Valley. The Bordeaux, Rhône and Italian varietals predominate. Grenache from Estelle is intense with a ripe Brix and acid to balance out the wines. The Rosé have a lighter pink color with notes of ripe strawberry, orange, watermelon and sometimes with a hint of allspice.