Carnelian

$26.00

This supple Rhône varietal is grown in our northwest field and is sensitive to extreme cold temperatures in elevations below 650’. She’s harvested mid-September and aged for 4 months in stainless steel. The results are a clear, medium-intensity, lemon-colored wine with legs.

Fun Fact: named after the stone of endurance, leadership & courage!

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Wine Specs
Vintage 2019
Varietal Roussanne
Harvest Date Mid September
Aging Fermented & aged 4 months in stainless steel
Alcohol %11.6

Wine Profile
Vineyard Notes: This Rhone grape has found a wonderful home here in Virginia and can be sensitive to extreme cold temperatures in elevations below 650'.
Food Pairing Notes: An excellent go-to wine at the end of a long day and pairs well with meals on the lighter side: Grilled white fish with a lemon sauce; Manchego cheese flatbread; Angel hair pasta with a lite sauce; Carrot sticks dipped in Tzatziki sauce.