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2016 Rose

2016 Rose
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Wine Specs
Vintage
2016
Varietal
Blend - white
Appellation
Willcox
Vineyard Designation
Dragoon Mountain Vineyard, Cimarron Vineyard and Pillsbury Vineyard
Harvest Date
August 17, 27 & September 5
Acid
TA: 5.9 g/L
pH
3.53
Aging
Aged 7 months in stainless steel. This wine saw only minimal cold-stabilization, did NOT undergo heat stabilization and is filtered, but un-fined.
Alcohol %
13.5
Wine Profile
Tasting Notes
We made this bone-dry rosé by whole-cluster pressing Barbera, Tempranillo and Mourvedre grapes and cold-fermenting the clean, lightly colored juice in separate tanks. After fermentation, the three components were blended and held entirely in stainless steel. This signature Tumbleweed rosé is marked by bright red fruit, a food-friendly crispness and a sleek finish.
Vineyard Notes
45% Barbera from Dragoon Mountain Vineyard, Cochise County, AZ. 4,200 ft. elevation. Harvested on Sept. 5th - 35% Tempranillo from Cimarron Vineyard, Cochise County, AZ. 4,200 ft. elevation. Harvested on Aug. 17th - 20% Mourvedre from Pillsbury Vineyard, Cochise County, AZ 4,300 ft. elevation. Harvested on Aug. 27th - Sugar at harvest: 23.2 Brix average
Production Notes
Pressed whole-cluster. Juice then settled 48 hours, racked, and inoculated with specially selected yeasts (Rhone4600, Rhone2056, D254). Fermented in stainless steel at 55 F for 24 days average. Malolactic fermentation inhibited.
Production
225 cases
Other Notes
Drink within 1-2 years
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