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Rose Wine Details
Price: $25.00 per bottle

Description: The aromas of this Rose are a complex mixture of strawberry, plum, with a hint of Christmas cake spice. The flavor is a juicy red fruit strawberry, cherry, silky texture. The finish is lively and fresh. If you are looking for a wine to drop a fresh, cold strawberry into… this is the wine. The Rose is made in the traditional manner of blending a touch of rich red Pinot Noir wine to whole-cluster squeezed white Pinot Noir wine before bottling for second fermentation. Aged in the bottle with yeast for complexity, try this with fresh fruit (especially strawberries and raspberries), chocolate, or anything you would normally enjoy with red table Pinot Noir wines. This wine has quite a following amongst Argyle fans.

Varietal Definition
Pinot Noir:
The name is derived from the French words for ‘pine’ and ‘black’ alluding to the varietals' tightly clustered dark purple pine cone shaped bunches of fruit. Pinot Noir grapes are grown around the world, mostly in the cooler regions, but the grape is chiefly associated with the Burgundy region of France. It is widely considered to produce some of the finest wines in the world, but is a difficult variety to cultivate and transform into wine. By volume most Pinot Noir in America is grown in California with Oregon coming in second. Other regions are Washington State and New York.During 2004 and the beginning of 2005, Pinot Noir became considerably more popular amongst consumers in the United States, possibly because of the movie Sideways. Being lighter in style, it has benefited from a trend toward more restrained, less alcoholic wines. It is the delicate, subtle, complex and elegant nature of this wine that encourages growers and winemakers to cultivate this difficult grape. Robert Parker has described Pinot Noir: "When it's great, Pinot Noir produces the most complex, hedonistic, and remarkably thrilling red wine in the world."


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