"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, thsi wine has luscious flavors of freshly picked cherries and wild strawberries.
Pairs well with tomatoes, watermelon, lobster, seared salmon, tuna or duck and pasta with fresh puttanesca sauce.
The Merlot grapes used to make this wine were harvested from the coolest part of our vineyard near Wine Creek.
Harvest: September 7th, 2018
Fermentation: The grapes were crushed and allowed to sit on skins for 6 hours to extract just the brightest fruit flavors, 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: March 18, 2019
Production: 317 Cases
Color: pale strawberry color
Aromas: wild strawberries, fresh cherries
Palate: bright acidity, fresh strawberry and cherry flavors
Wine Type: Estate Rosé
Varietal: 100% Merlot
Appellation: Dry Creek Valley
Acid: 0.52 g/100ml
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