The Expedition Rose

The Expedition Rose

Tasting Notes

Citrus and watermelon aromas lead to fresh strawberry and soft apricot flavors. Zingy acidity and a vibrant, crisp finish make this 95% Rh ne-varietal ros the perfect standalone sipper.

Winemaking Notes

Stainless steel

Vintage: 2015

Varietal Blend: 64% Grenache, 23% Roussanne, 8% Counoise, 5% Lemberger

Appellation: Columbia Valley (Yakima Valley, Horse Heaven Hills)

pH: 3.1

Alcohol: 13.4%

Vineyards: Alder Ridge, Canyon Vineyard Ranch

Fining: PVPP & Bentonite

Aging: 3 months

Yeast: X16

Harvest Dates: Late September 2015

Acclaim

89 points, Top 100 Values of 2016

2015 Vintage

Dec 31, 2016

Wine Spectator

Light and dry, this is zippy with acidity and lively with citrus and watermelon flavors, picking up a pretty herbal note as the finish lingers.

Harvey Steiman