Rosé - 2019 EW Pink
A Luscious Fruity Treat
This beautiful Rosé Blend is a culmination of all sorts of varietals from several different vineyards. You might be surprised to know that most of those varietals are in fact red grapes! In case you didn’t catch this little tidbit in our livestream last Saturday, rosé is typically made using the “skin contact method.” Dark-skinned grapes are crushed and the skins are allowed to remain in contact with the juice for a short period, anywhere between two to twenty hours. The pink juice that is removed is then fermented separately, in the same way you might ferment white wine, to produce rosé. The longer those skins sit, the darker the rosé becomes, which is why there is such a variance in color from one style to the next. You might notice French style rosé typically favors a lighter, dryer, more crisp palate, that often carries a very light salmon-pinkish hue. On the other hand you might see rosé from wineries in Temecula take on a much darker shade of pinkish-red, while boasting a denser, sweeter and fruitier palate. With our Endless Wave Pink, we clearly went the fruity route. That beautiful deep pink color gives a subtle hint as to what lies in store for that first sip. To call it summer in a bottle is far too cliché, so we won’t say that, but with those sweet notes of watermelon and tangy pink grapefruit it’s difficult to not picture yourself basking in the summer sun by the pool, the beach or on a picnic. Can you guess what varietals were used in the making of Endless Wave Pink? Hint: there’s A LOT of them.