2016 Rosé of Zinfandel

Mendocino County 

2017 Rosé of Zinfandel

2017 Rosé of Zinfandel

$24.00

Vinification
The fruit was hand harvested in the early morning hours using spot lights on our tractor to keep the grapes cool before being whole cluster pressed in a small basket bladder press a few hundred feet from the vineyard. We fermented the wine in two 80 gallon stainless steel barrels on the thick lees to help with natural heat and cold stability. A cool fermentation was done to protect the delicate flavors of this Rosé and it is bone dry. Malolactic fermentation was restricted to retain bright zesty acidity.

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Site
The grapes our from our Estate organic dry-farmed vineyard in the mountains (2000 foot elevation) of Yorkville Highlands Mendocino County. Our mountain vineyard soils are a gravelly clay loam with many large rocks mixed in to produce a Rosé with great complexity.

Details
Vineyard: Seawolf Estate
Appellation: Yorkville Highlands
County: Mendocino
Winemakers: Emma Kudritzki Hall and Jesse Hall
Production: 60 cases
pH: 3.20
Total acidity: 7.0 g/l
Brix: 21.5
Residual sugar: 0.1 g/l00ml
Alcohol: 12.3%
Yield 2 tons/acre
Clones: Saint Peters Church, Mazzoni, Primitivo, Clone X
Bottling dates: 1/16/2018

Additional information

Weight 4 lbs