2014 Goldeneye Anderson Valley Vin Gris of Pinot Noir

2014 Goldeneye Anderson Valley Vin Gris of Pinot Noir

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The Goldeneye Vin Gris is crafted from juice drawn from harvested Pinot Noir grapes that is left on the skins for approximately 22 hours, just long enough to provide richness and a hint of color to the wine. The juice extracted for the Vin Gris is immediately cold-fermented to preserve the delicate aromatics and flavors that are essential to a light- to medium-bodied rosé wine. Aged briefly in stainless steel tanks to further preserve its natural qualities, this wine is best served cold and is a wonderful accompaniment to a variety of foods.

Wine Profile

Production Notes
Varietal Content 100% Pinot Noir
Winemaker Notes
Made using grapes from all four of our Anderson Valley estate vineyards, this is a refined and layered rosé that captures elegant notes from each site. Reminiscent of flowering strawberry plants alongside fields of lavender, this wine evokes a gorgeous spring day. Bright and focused with hints of ripe cherry and red licorice, it glides along the palate, tethered by the acidic streak of a Mandarin orange. This versatile rosé is perfect alongside lighter springtime dishes, or all on its own for porch sipping with friends and family.
Production
For the third year in a row, the Anderson Valley enjoyed an outstanding growing season in 2014. A dry winter was followed by a very wet early spring that ensured enough water for another successful vintage. The vines developed with excellent balance, providing compact clusters and small berries, which in turn led to excellent color, texture and flavors. Harvest began two weeks earlier than normal, with ideal weather conditions alternating between the 70s and 80s. With no threat of rain, we were able to pick all of our grapes exactly when we wished, resulting in complex and richly textured wines. Across the board, yields were lower than the two previous vintages, and quality was sky high.
Other Notes
Release Date: April 2015

Wine Specs

Wine Specs
Vintage
2014
Varietal
Vin Gris
Appellation
Anderson Valley
Harvest Date
September 28 – October 22, 2014
Sugar
23.5° Brix
Acid
0.71g/100 ml titratable acidity
pH
3.30
Bottling Date
February 2015
Alcohol %
14.1

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Standard Bottle

750ml

5 - 5oz Glasses

Serves 2-4

Magnum

1.5 Liters

2 Standard Bottles

Serves 4-5

Double Magnum or Jeroboam

3 Liters

4 Standard Bottles

Serves 6-8

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6 Liters

8 Standard Bottles

Serves 12-16

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