Amplify Wines 2017 'Pink Flag' Rose of Counoise, Santa Ynez Valley

Amplify Wines 2017 'Pink Flag' Rose of Counoise, Santa Ynez Valley

Item Number: 11569

UPC: None

Country: USA
Region: California
Sub Region: Santa Barbara
Appellation/AVA: Santa Ynez Valley
Vintage: 2017
Grape(s): 100% Counoise
Type: Wine - Rose
Bottle Size: 750 ml
Pack: 12
Closure: Cork
Alc by Vol(%): 13.5
pH: 3.4
Viticulture: Practicing Organic
Case Production: 81

2017 Pink Flag continues Amplify's process of partial flor-aging: 50% ages under flor, similar to Sherry, contributing the sea salt/almond character. The other half is topped-up and is more reminiscent of Bandol Rosé. The marriage of these two styles makes for a very complete and savory wine.

Primary and Secondary: Native
Vessels: Barrel fermented and aged for 5 months in 100% neutral oak
Biological Aging: 50% aged under flor, 50% topped-up
Sulfites: None at crush, none during elevage, 15 ppm at bottling
Fined: No
Filtered: No