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Populis Rosé

Populis Rosé

Regular price $22.00

Producer: Populis

Grape: Carignane, Zinfandel, Skin-fermented Muscat

Origin: Venturi Vineyards, Mendocino County; Fox Vineyard, Lodi, CA; Cecchini Vineyard, Contra Costa County, CA

Farming Practices: Organic

Why we love it:

Who: Populis was born from the desire to make light-hearted, naturally made, extremely drinkable wines from organically farmed, historic vineyard sites throughout Northern California.

What/How: The bones of this rosé are the same as previous vintages, 85% direct press old vine, dry-farmed Carignane from Venturi Vineyard. This year they blended in 10% old-vine, own-rooted, un-treated Zinfandel from Lodi as well as 5% skin-fermented Muscat from Contra Costa County. 

Tasting Notes: The Carignane brings structure and acid, while the Zinfandel lightens the body and has a lot of nice stone-fruit character, and finally, the skin-fermented Muscat gives a punch of aromatics and lift to the nose.