Rosé

  • 2015
  • 2014
  • 2013
  • 2012
  • 2011
  • 2010

Wine Style

Our 2015 Rosé was made in the classic, dry, fruity style seen in the Provence region of France. It is destined to be a classic summer thirst quencher delivering exceptional flavor and great value.


Tasting & Pairing

A subtle salmon pink in hue, this year’s Rosé boasts aromas of fresh mixed red berries, exotic melon and nuances of black pepper. On the palate this refreshing Rosé is alive with bright flavors of strawberries, raspberries and cranberries. We suggest pairing with any cold cut dish, smoked salmon or summer salad. It can, of course be enjoyed on its own at the poolside, on the patio or boat.


Winemaking

This Rosé is a blend of Gamay Noir (80%), Pinot Noir (10%) and Pinot Gris (10%). After being harvested the grapes were destemmed and crushed in the press then cold soaked for 24 hours allowing the clear juice to draw flavor and color from the darker grape skins before pressing and setting. After racking the juice is fermented cold to enhance the high tone varietal character. The varietals are kept separate during fermentation then blended together prior to bottling for optimal aromatic complexity.


Technical Notes

Alc by volume: 13.5 %
Total acidity: 6.4 g/l
Residual sweetness: 5.4 g/l
Sweetness code: 0
SKU code: 170316
UPC code: 778856115246
Date bottled: February 2016
Case volume: 8200


Downloads


Wine Style

Our Rosé is dry with a refreshing fruit flavour. A classic summer sipper, our Rosé is one of the region’s best examples of this summer fruit-forward wine. Enjoyable during spring, summer or fall, our Rosé delivers exceptional flavour and great value.


Tasting & Pairing

A beautiful salmon pink in hue, this year’s Rosé begins with fresh ripe strawberries, notes of cracked black pepper and vanilla ice cream. On tasting, the wine is fresh and juicy with more summer red berries, watermelon and pink grapefruit notes that linger nicely on the tongue. This vintage calls out for our charcuterie platter at Old Vines Restaurant; a melody of cured meats, local cheeses and green olive tapenade. Also a great at a summer BBQ, try grilled chicken and vegetables tossed with lemon and extra virgin olive oil for a simple yet delightful pairing.


Winemaking

This Rosé is a blend of Gamy Noir (80%), Pinot Noir (10%) and Pinot Gris (10%). After being harvested the grapes were destemmed and crushed in the press then cold soaked for 2-4 hours allowing the clear juice to draw flavour and colour from the darker grape skins before pressing and setting. After racking the juice is inoculated with vigorous yeast strains and fermented cold to enhance the high tone varietal character. The varietals are kept separate during fermentation then blended together prior to bottling for optimal aromatic complexity.


Technical Notes

Alc by volume: 12.5 % Total acidity: 6.4 g/l Residual sweetness: 8.0 g/l Sweetness code: 0 SKU code: 170316 UPC code: 778856114249 Date bottled: February 2015 Case volume: 7975


Downloads


Wine Style

Our Rosé is dry with a refreshing fruit flavour. A classic summer sipper, our Rosé is one of the region’s best examples of this summer fruit-forward wine. Enjoyable during spring, summer or fall, our Rosé delivers exceptional flavour and great value.


Tasting & Pairing

The 2013 Rosé opens with strawberry confectionary, notes of Alpine meadow flower and blueberry undertones. Baked strawberry and rhubarb pie is elegantly woven with a hint of gooseberries culminating in a long lingering finish. Our Rosé is always a wonderful aperitif or a delicious pairing with a charcuterie plate of prosciutto, salamis, pickles & olive tapenade. You can also try it with grilled chicken, olive oil poached tuna on a bed of radicchio salad. This wine is meant to be consumed early while the flavours are crisp and vibrant.


Winemaking

This Rosé is a blend of Gamy Noir (60%), Pinot Noir (30%) and Pinot Gris (10%). After being harvested the grapes were destemmed and crushed in the press then cold soaked for 2-4 hours allowing the clear juice to draw flavour and colour from the darker grape skins before pressing and setting. After racking the juice is inoculated with vigorous yeast strains and fermented cold to enhance the high tone varietal character. The varietals are kept separate during fermentation then blended together prior to bottling for optimal aromatic complexity.


Technical Notes

Alc by volume: 13 % Total acidity: 6.2 g/l Residual sweetness: 4.6 g/l Sweetness code: 0 SKU code: 170316 UPC code: 778856113242 Date bottled: March 2014 Case volume: 4600


Downloads


Wine Style

Our Rosé is dry with a refreshing fruit flavour. A classic summer sipper, our Rosé is one of the region’s best examples of this summer fruit-forward wine. Enjoyable during spring, summer or fall, our Rosé delivers exceptional flavour and great value.


Tasting & Pairing

Reminiscent of Provence, our Rosé is deliciously fresh and creamy with strawberry, rhubarb pie aromas. This delicate wine has a sweet entry but a crisp, dry finish, making the 2012 Rosé a versatile pairing with fresh garden salads or for sipping al fresco on a sunny afternoon.


Winemaking

The 2012 Rosé is made entirely with Gamay Noir grapes grown at Three Wolves Vineyard on the Mount Boucherie Bench. Harvested in mid October, the grapes were crushed into stainless tanks and soaked for 24 hours on skins allowing the clear juice to draw flavour and colour before pressing and setting. After racking, the juice was warmed and inoculated with vigorous yeast strains and fermented cold to enhance the unique varietal characteristics. This wine is meant to be consumed early while the flavours are crisp and vibrant.


Technical Notes

Alc by volume: 13 % Total acidity: 7.8 g/l Residual sweetness: 6 g/l Sweetness code: 0 SKU code: 170316 UPC code: 778856112245 Date bottled: March 2013 Case volume: 5000


Downloads


Wine Style

Our Rosé is dry with a refreshing fruit flavour. A classic summer sipper, our Rosé is one of the region’s best examples of this summer fruit-forward wine. Enjoyable during spring, summer or fall, our Rosé delivers exceptional flavour and great value.


Tasting & Pairing

Plump, ripe raspberry, strawberry and red currant aromas tumble together in this deliciously fruity and creamy Rosé. Although technically dry, the fruit ripeness and weight suggest a hint of sweetness which is beautifully balanced with the other components in the wine. A very versatile wine, best served chilled with a refreshing lunch or as a late afternoon wine.


Winemaking

This Rosé is made with 85% Gamay Noir, 10% Pinot Noir and 5% Pinot Gris. Harvested in October, the grapes were crushed and soaked overnight, allowing the clear juice to draw flavour and colour from the darker grape skins before they are separated for cold fermentation. The layers of fruit are enhanced with moderate alcohol and an excellent balance of acidity and residual sugar. This wine is meant to be consumed early while the flavours are crisp and vibrant.


Technical Notes

Alc by volume: 13 % Total acidity: 8.6 g/l Residual sweetness: 6 g/l Sweetness code: 0 SKU code: 170316 UPC code: 778856111248 Date bottled: March 2012 Case volume: 4,245


Downloads


Wine Style

Our Rosé is dry with great fruit. A classic summer sipper, our Rosé is one of the region’s best examples of this summer fruit-forward wine. Enjoyable during spring, summer or fall, our Rosé delivers exceptional flavour and great value.


Tasting & Pairing

Although technically dry, the fruit ripeness and weight suggest a hint of sweetness, which is beautifully balanced with the other components in the wine. Rhubarb-strawberry and red current aromas tumble together in this deliciously fresh, fruity and creamy textured Rosé.  This wine is meant to be consumed early while the flavours are crisp and vibrant. Rosé is best served well-chilled and pairs nicely with a prawn salad or an antipasto platter with cured meats, cheeses, smoked salmon, chick pea hummus and pickled vegetables. Enjoy now.


Winemaking

Harvested in October, the grapes were crushed and soaked overnight allowing the clear juice to draw flavour and colour from the darker grape skins before being separated for cold fermentation.This Rosé is made from Gamay Noir grapes with a small component of Pinot Noir, both grown on the Mt. Boucherie slopes.


Technical Notes

Varietal Blend: 90% Gamay Noir 10% Pinot Noir Alc. By Vol: 13.0% Total Acidity: 6.5 g/ Residual Sweetness: 6 g/l Sweetness Code: 0 SKU Code: 170316 UPC Code: 778856110241 Date Bottled: February 2011 Case Volume: 3500 cases


Downloads