San Diego County (Dulzura, CA)
Valentina Vineyard (Non-certified Organic, Zero Herbicides)
73% Sangiovese, 27% Grenache
Red plum, violets, tart cherries, and red apple peel. Medium acidity and body.
Vegan. Gluten-free. Keto. Zero carbs and under 100 calories per serving (5 oz).
Grenache harvested August 25, 2020. Gentle, slow, whole-cluster press as for Champagne, taking only the taille portion to stainless tank. Sangiovese harvested August 26, 2020. Foot-stomped and rested for three hours until pressing as with the Grenache. All spontaneous fermentations. Months after fermentations complete, wine racked, chilled, and sulfited in December, 2020. Bottled February 21, 2021.
A sibling to the sparkling rosé Firefly (same harvest, different press cut and vinting).
“By any other name”