2016 Mourvèdre Rosé

$20.00

Tasting notes: This is our newest wine – a dry rosé comprised entirely of Long Walk Vineyard estate grown Mourvèdre. It is very similar to our popular 2013 version, although higher in acid, sure to keep your palate refreshed.

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Varietal Information

This grape, known for its full body and complexity, adds earthy, gamey and perfume characteristics to the wine. It is the star of Long Walk Vineyard blends, and is a lovely single varietal wine as well.

Also referred to as Mataró or Monastrell, this varietal is planted in many of the wine producing regions of the world, perhaps most notably the Rhône and Provence regions of Southern France. This grape is also used to make much of the dry rosé that the South of France, the world’s largest rosé producer, has become well known for producing.

Vintage Information

  • Fruit: 100% Mourvèdre Clone 3 from Blocks 1 and 19
  • Harvest Date: October 12, 2016
  • Brix at Harvest: 23.2
  • pH at Harvest: 3.4
  • Barrel Aging: 100% neutral oak
  • Alcohol: 13.6% ABV
  • Production: 300 Cases

About Long Walk Vineyard

Long Walk Vineyard is located in Ashland, Oregon. Estate grown grapes include Mourvèdre, Syrah, Grenache, Cinsaut, Carignane and Zinfandel allow Long Walk Vineyard to produce a variety of Rhône style wines most closely related to the original Provence region of southern France, but with a distinctive Southern Oregon character.

With a current annual production of approximately 1500 cases, Long Walk Vineyard produces limited quantities of of award winning Rosé, Rhône blend and single varietal wines.

States we ship to: NY, ID, CO, WA, CA, PA, MO, TX, AZ, FL, OR, MT

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