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2017 Rosé of Grenache

2017 Rosé of Grenache
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Grenache from Arroyo Seco is the basis for this “vin gris” style dry Rosé.

Vineyards in Arroyo Seco are subject to strong afternoon winds and early morning fog. These cooling influences create one of the longest growing seasons in North America, yielding grapes with fully developed flavors and bright acidity.

Our Rosé is produced using fruit dedicated solely to Rosé production, picked at lower sugar and higher acids. The grapes were foot stomped and left to macerate for 6 hours, then whole cluster pressed. Its clean fermentation yielded a wine with bright fruit flavors and refreshing acidity, making it light and approachable.
   
Rosé is one of our favorite spring releases. Bright fruit flavors and racy acidity are cleansing and refreshing.  Lively aromas of rose petal, nectarine cobbler, and bubble gum are followed by flavors of watermelon and ruby red grapefruit. Its bright acidity makes this wine incredibly food versatile – try it chilled for a patio lunch with cracked crab or cold salmon atop fresh greens and young tomatoes.

Wine Specs
Vintage
2017
Varietal
Rose
Appellation
Arroyo Seco
Acid
6.5 g/l
pH
3.14
Aging
5 months aging in French oak and stainless steel
Alcohol %
13.5
Production
200 Cases

A History of Acclaim

90 Points

"...This brisk Rosé is wildly refreshing and easy to love, great on it’s own as well as a nice companion to Summer fare, it pairs great with seasonal salads and is especially brilliant with sand under your feet watching a warm sunset. These 2017 vintage Morgan’s are looking like a great collection of wines, if you’ve not had this winery in a while it’s a really good time to check them out again." Grapelive.com, August 2018