Roussanne 2016 Mendocino

Roussanne 2016 Mendocino

$30.00
Quantity:
RNMN162

About this wine

With rich characteristics of nectarine and pear, this Roussanne is an excellent complement to pan-seared scallops in cream based sauces, roasted root vegetables and nutty cheeses like Gruyère and Fontina.

Wine profile

Vintage
2016
Varietal
89% Roussanne, 11% Viognier
Appellation
Mendocino County
Acid
0.58 g/100ml
pH
3.59
Alcohol
13.0%

Vineyard Notes

These Roussanne grapes were grown at the Saracina Vineyard in Mendocino County.  A small amount of Viognier was added to highlight the floral notes of this wine.

Production Notes

Fermentation:  The grapes were picked in the cool morning and whole-cluster pressed.  After chilling and settling the juice, the clear juice was racked into stainless steel tank and fermented at a cool temperature to retain fresh fruit flavors. No malo-lactic fermentation.

Cooperage / Aging:  The wine was aged for 14 months in stainless steel tank.

Bottling Date:  January 27, 2018

Winemaker Notes

Color:  Pale straw

Aromas:  Fresh wildflowers, honey and white peach

Palate:  Bright fresh palate, with a pleasing fruit finish

Production

112 Cases