Rosé of Merlot 2017 Le Flirt
"Le Flirt" is a bright, fresh rosé made from Merlot grapes grown in the coolest area of our vineyard. Pressed after short contact with the skins and fermented at very cool temperatures, this wine has luscious flavors of freshly picked cherries and wild strawberries.
About this wine
Pairs well with tomatoes, watermelon, lobster, seared salmon, tuna or duck and pasta with fresh puttanesca sauce.
- Wine Type
- Estate Rosé
- 100% Merlot
- Dry Creek Valley
- 0.64 g/100ml
The Merlot grapes used to make this wine were harvested from the coolest part of our vineyard near Wine Creek.
Harvest: September 7th, 2017
Fermentation: The grapes were put into a press and allowed to sit on skins for 6 hours to extract just the brightest fruit flavors, and then gently pressed. The juice was racked into stainless tank and fermented at a very cool temperature to retain fresh fruit flavors.
Cooperage / Aging: The wine was aged for 6 months at very cool temperature in stainless steel tank.
Bottling Date: April 17, 2018
Color: pale strawberry color
Aromas: wild strawberries, fresh cherries
Palate: bright acidity, fresh strawberry and cherry flavors