2019 Verah Rhône Style White Blend Estate Dry Creek Valley
Aroma presentation offers up white flowers, citrus, and stone fruit. Abundant fresh flavors of fruit cocktail such as pear, peach, citrus, and minerality dance around your palate. Balanced, elegant, and multi-layered, this delightful blend leaves you with a bright, lively finish.
Estate vineyards; Roussanne planted in 2013, Grenache Blanc planted in 2011, Clairette Blanche planted in 2017, Picpoul Blanc planted in 2012, Bourboulenc planted in 2016.
Whole berry destemming, 3 day cold soak, punch downs once per day. Roussanne and Clairette Blanche pressed to tank prior to fermentation. Roussanne barrel fermented, Clairette Blanche fermented in stainless steel. Grenache Blanc, Picpoul Blanc, and Bourboulenc whole cluster pressed and stainless steel fermented for 14 days in temperature controlled tank. Barrel aged 5 months in 12% new French oak and balance in neutral French oak and stainless steel barrels. Malolactic fermentation blocked.
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||Dry Creek Valley
||September 18, 2019 through October 18, 2019