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2013 Cabernet Franc Rosé

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smells like:    raspberry, red cherry, wet river rocks
tastes like:    
mountain strawberry, pomegranate, watermelon
mouthfeel:    
well rounded mid-palate, mouthwatering acidity & lingering fruit
drink with:    
sharp cheeses; flaky white fish; roasted vegetables

wine specifics

Varietal(s):          100% Cabernet Franc
Vineyard(s):       74% Waliser, 26% Summit View
Appellation:      Walla Walla Valley
Oak Program:      100% Stainless Steel
Harvest Date(s):     9/16, 2013
Finished Alcohol:     13.9%
Total Production:     191 cases
Price:            $23.00

the 2013 vintage

2013 marked the warmest summer on record for the Walla Walla Valley. Spring was cool and moist, with bud break occuring in mid-April. Once it started started warming up, it didn’t stop - temps rose over 100° quite often! The first week of September brought relief: cooler days and nights which allowed for the development of our trademark Walla Walla Valley acidity.Harvest began around this same time, finishing right on schedule at the end of October.


Viticulture:

100% estate; sustainably farmed.
Founding member of VINEA.

2013 Cabernet Franc Rosé