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2017 Sparkling Rosé

2017 Sparkling Rosé
Sta. Rita Hills

Continuing his dedication to terroir-driven wine, Winemaker Bruce McGuire sourced Pinot Noir grapes exclusively from the Burning Creek Ranch vineyard in Sta. Rita Hills. Burning Creek Ranch is adjacent to our Lafond vineyards and offers a wide variety of soils, creating significant distinction among the fruit.

Executed in the traditional Methode Champenoise, our 2017 Sparkling Rose' is 100% Pinot Noir and leads with a bouquet of rose petal, strawberry and brioche. Fresh berry, caramel and orange zest then cross the palate for a dry, effervescent finish.

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SKU: 55017
Wine Specs
Vintage
2017
Vineyard Designation
100% Burning Creek Ranch
Harvest Date
August 18, 2017
Sugar
18.9 Brix
Acid
.72
pH
3.11
Bottling Date
October 3, 2018
Residual Sugar
Brut
Alcohol %
12.5
Wine Profile
Tasting Notes
The 2017 Sparkling Rosé is a delicate, pale-pink with orange undertones. It leads with aromas of rose petal, strawberry, and brioché. Early strawberry, caramel and orange zest complete the palate, with a dry, effervescent finish. Beautifully complex.
Vineyard Notes
100% Burning Creek Ranch, Sta. Rita Hills AVA
Production Notes
Stainless steel fermentation at cool temperatures; Aged 16 months in bottle; 104 cases produced
Winemaker Notes
Base wine was produced at Santa Barbara Winery. Disgorging and packaging done with state-of-the-art equipment at Rack & Riddle. Aged on the yeast in bottle for 16 months to enhance palate texture. Composition: 52% Clone 777; 48% Pommard clone.
Food Pairing Notes
Oysters (raw or fried), sushi, spicy dishes, caviar

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