2022 Roussanne

2022 Roussanne

Roussanne
CO - Grand Valley
$28.00 / 750 mL Bottle

  • Alcohol 14.2%
TASTING NOTES A rare and intriguing full bodied white wine with an oily texture and honeyed richness. Normally used as a blending grape. Aromas of lily, pear and baking spices complement the flavors of guava, baked apricot and almond on the finish. WINEGROWING Grown with a focus on sustainability. These grapes are farmed on alluvial soils mixed with larger volcanic strata. A properly managed, umbrella like canopy allows for just the right air flow and dappled sunlight on to the clusters to achieve maximum quality. The soils of the vineyard site enhances the expression of character for each variety and lends to the uniqueness of the wine. WINEMAKING Whole cluster crushed and fermented in neutral French oak barrels, further employing a daily stirring regiment as the wine slowly completed Malo-lactic fermentation. This helps to build body and richness by re-incorporating the fallen lees. The wine continued to age in barrels until bottling the following late spring. Minimal sulfites added at bottling. FOOD PAIRING Shellfish, Gruyere, Cod, Lobster, Crab, Foie Gras, Pâté, Oven Roasted Chicken, Pork, Comté, Veal, Fettuccine Alfredo, Curry