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Vanda Pinot Noir Dry Rosé

Vanda Pinot Noir Dry Rosé Wine Details
Price: $16.00 per bottle

Description: Vanda Pinot Noir Dry Rosé is produced from Dijon and Pommard clones from the Cherry Hill estate fruit located in the Eola Hills region of the Oregon Willamette Valley. We pick our fruit at 22 brix, and it is fermented in closed-topped stainless steel tanks. It is not aged in oak and the wine is fined and filtered. The wine is produced and packaged to cater to our lady friends and should be given much like a flower or jewelry. Cherry Hill Winery is part of a group of winemakers and wine drinkers dedicated to righting the wrongs done to the dry rosé. Europeans down copious amounts of rosé but in the U.S. only a handful of sophisticated drinkers quaff this wonderful pink wine.

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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