The grapes from our 2017 Butternut Rose are sourced from two vineyards in the central coast, mostly Paso Robles. Two different vineyards were harvested a few days apart, crushed a pressed immediately to get that crisp clean look and taste we have today.
2017 Harvest: The year started off with record rainfall leading to early, robust growth on the vines. Then summer started off average but quickly changed to one of the hottest summers on record! The vines and grapes were tested, but with modern farming techniques, the vines were aided and protected. In the end, due to ample water and sunlight, 2017 will produce another excellent vintage.
TASTING NOTES: Sweet scents of watermelon, citrus and pale florals fill the air. On the palate, an array of strawberry and grapefruit entwine to deliver a crisp, acidic finish.
APPELLATION: Central Coast
WINEMAKER: Tony Leonardini
VARIETAL: 50% Tempranillo and 50% Syrah
Winemaker Tony Leonardini is also a volunteer fire fighter in Napa Valley. Ask and he will share stories about traveling the state to put out... View full product details
Winemaker Tony Leonardini is a former volunteer fire fighter in Napa Valley. Ask and he will share stories about traveling the state to put out fires.... View full product details