GUSTAVO 2016 Cinsault Rosé, Sonoma County - $25 (No Label)
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The 2016 Cinsault Rosé, grown at the base of the Sonoma Mountain AVA range produced a light medium ruby color with aromas of ripe cherry, pomegranate, and hibiscus perfume. It is gentle and silky on the palate with flavors of red cherry, cranberry, and strawberry. A soft mature tannin with moderate acidity is joined for a flavorful and balanced long finish. Aged 24 months in stainless steel barrels to allow the young underage skin and seed tannin to develop the aroma and flavors into a lengthy finish on their own.
The 2016 vintage needed to be a perfect grape growing season to rebound from the small, but high quality 2015 season. Rain was scarce during February and March, as well as the anticipated freezing weather resulted in an early bud break. Our skilled vineyard crew were quick and thankful f