2015 Goldeneye Anderson Valley Vin Gris of Pinot Noir

2015 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
Using grapes from all of our estate vineyards, this rosé of Pinot Noir is as serious as it is svelte. With a beautiful floral strawberry nose, and bursting with layers of red apple, grapefruit and citrus rind, it displays lovely tension. Excellent acidity and hints of passion fruit lead to a crisp, yet delicate, finish.
Production
At Goldeneye, we had the earliest start to harvest ever (August 13th), and our earliest finish (September 14th). In the Anderson Valley, early harvests are welcomed, as it can get very cold and wet by mid-October. After three vintages in a row of big crops, yields returned to near average levels, with the grapes showing phenomenal quality and purity. Because of the crop size and the early harvest, we had the luxury of picking all of our grapes at ideal physiological ripeness. As a result, the wines show all of the hallmarks of great Anderson Valley Pinot Noir, with equal parts lushness and beauty, mixed with savory notes, and a touch of wildness.
Other Notes
Release Date: April 2016

Wine Specs

Wine Specs
Vintage
2015
Varietal
Vin Gris
Appellation
Anderson Valley
Harvest Date
August 18 – September 10, 2015
Sugar
23.5° Brix
Acid
0.72g/100 ml titratable acidity
pH
3.25
Bottling Date
February 2016
Alcohol %
13.9

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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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