San Lucas Vineyard Rosé of Cinsault 2019
THE VINEYARD: The site sits about 10 miles south of the Arroyo Seco in the foothills outside of King City, and is known for blustery afternoon winds similar to the mistrals, or winds, that blow in the south of France. We call upon this site for Cinsault to make a rosé for our Eugenia brand; less than one acre at the site is planted to these grapes.
LABEL STORY: Erin’s maternal grandmother, Eugenia, would serve cowboys an early campfire breakfast and transition to church tea in the afternoon. Her remarkable contributions to family and community inspire The Country Wife, a wine both humble and sophisticated.
TASTING NOTE: The aromas are bright and lively with lovely notes of tangerines, citrus blossoms, and minerality reminiscent of river pebbles. The acidity is tantalizingly bright with notes of Meyer lemon, clementines, kumquats, fresh pineapple, and green guava. The wine finishes as it starts with loads of energy and lingering freshness.
Average Ripeness: 19.5
Cases Produced: 285
Alc. BY Vol: 11.3