Pinot Noir lends notes of fresh strawberry and floral aroma to this Traditional Method Sparkling rosé. Sprightly bubbles create a lively and refreshing palate. Naturally vegan-friendly and gluten free.
2017 vintage GOLD winner in the Lieutenant Governor’s Awards 2018. 2011 vintage SILVER winner Northwest Wine Summit.
Terroir – Salish Sea: Soils consisting of sandy gravelly marine over sandy gravelly morainal leading to schistic clay at 12-16′ depths. Elevation sloping 3° seaward. Hot to moderate day temp, cooling at night from the ocean breeze. Very mild winters, seldom reaching below 0°C. Farming: VSP (Vertical Shoot Position)/cane pruning (single and double cane). Sustainable farming methods, no synthetics and minimum organic certified products used
Traditional method. Grapes are harvested earlier than table wines to ensure a higher acidity. Free run press only to stainless steel. Primary fermentation in tank, secondary fermentation in bottle. Triage minimum 19 months. 24-36 preferred. Riddled and disgorged at low temperature to ensure wine integrity
Grapes: Chardonnay – Clone 76 – Burgundy, Saone et Loire Pinot Noir – Clone 828 – Burgundy, Coté-d’Or Pinot Noir Dosage
Fresh oysters, warm summer evenings and celebrations