2013 Brut Rosé
Wine Specs
Russian River Valley
Alcohol %
Wine Enthusiast
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2013 Brut Rosé

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SKU: 2013BrutRose

Tasting notes:

The base for this wine is the same as the 2013 Brut Zero but we added a small amount of Pinot noir to give it just a touch of pink and a slight dosage at disgorging to craft a sparkling wine with a soft mouth feel and surprisingly different aromatics than its sibling. The tiny, but plentiful, bubbles in this wine carry lightly floral aromas of violets and rose petal as well as a hint of strawberries and cream. There is a slight salinity that shows on the nose and the palate. It is soft and supple on your tongue with stone fruit flavors of apricot and peach. The finish is quite long and evolves to show strawberry and soft citrus notes. This is a perfect wine for celebration, good on its own or pairs beautifully with a wide range of food. (Updated 12.20.21 – Alan)

Vineyard: Leonardo Julio Vineyard

Base wine: Chardonnay

Cases produced: 132 cases

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Wine Profile
Wine Enthusiast: This is a scintillatingly focused, dry and razor-sharp sparkling wine, made predominantly from Chardonnay, with just a splash of Pinot. Peach, strawberry and oyster shell combine on a bright, pleasing palate. Disgorged in 2018. VIRGINIE BOONE
Other Notes
Terroirist.com: Pale copper color. Bright nose of strawberries, raspberries, rose petals, with bread crumbs, chalk dust and mint notes. Light-bodied, bright acid, fine bubbles, but there’s a nice creamy depth. Lemon meringue, sweet red apples, white cherries, the fruit is laced with chalky, mineral notes. Lovely depth, lots of chalky-dusty vibes, this is delicious, zippy, complex stuff. 11.9% alcohol. From the Leonardo Julio Vineyard (90 points IJB)