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WHAT MAKES THIS WINE UNIQUE?This wine is a charitable project, donating $15 per case sold to Wellfleet S.P.A.T., devoted to preservation of the rich aquaculture and shellfishing tradition in coastal Massachusetts. It is made from Tempranillo and the rare variety Prieto Picudo, which gives the wine incredible intensity and perfume.
RATING HISTORY:Not yet rated.
GRAPE:70% Tempranillo, 30% Prieto Picudo. Vines planted in 2000 in rocky soil with clay subsoils.
PAIRING SUGGESTIONS:The juicy red fruit profile and floral notes of this rosé make it quite delicious on its own. Pair with oysters and shellfish of all kinds, shrimp scampi or crab cakes.
VINIFICATION AND AGING:2 hours maceration, then racked to stainless steel. Alcoholic fermentation in stainless steel tanks for 12 days at 14-16C. 100% unoaked, with limited lees contact for breadth and texture. This is a vegan wine.
LOCATION, SOIL, CLIMATE:Produced from vines planted in 2000 near the town of Benavente. Stony soils with a clay substrate. The average elevation of the vineyards is 770m (2526 ft) elevation. Temperature from April to October average 17.5C (63.5F) with annual rainfall of 450mm (17.7").
TASTING NOTES:Pale pink. Aromas and flavors of strawberries, red cherry, watermelon and black pepper leap from the glass, overlaid with floral and mineral notes. Concentrated but light on its feet, with balancing acidity and considerable length.
BOTTLE WEIGHT:.86 lbs (.39 kg)
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