2016 Mourvèdre

$35.00

Tasting Notes: Wonderfully unique to our site, this wine is full of savory notes that pairs well with any rich dish. The essence of wild game, jerky and earth are incorporated with a zest of dried fruit, acai berry and black olive. This wine is one for the ages and sure to be a gem in your cellar for years to come.

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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 also used for it is also used for making rosé and port style wines. It is the star of Long Walk Vineyard blends, and is a lovely single varietal red 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
  • Harvest Date: October 11, 2016
  • Brix at Harvest: 21
  • pH at Harvest: 3.4
  • Barrel Aging: 100% neutral oak
  • Alcohol: 11.6% ABV
  • Production: 93 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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