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Illahe Vineyards 2017 Tempranillo Rosé

2017 was another great vintage in Oregon. We had a very cold winter which slowed things down a little in the Spring. But by Summer we were back to warmer than usual temperatures, similar to 2014, 15 and 16 (this seems to be a trend now). We had a few light showers in the Fall, but overall we were very happy with the quality of our fruit. Sugar and acid levels were perfect and we saw great flavor development. We are looking forward to seeing these wines develop in bottle for years to come. This fresh 2017 Illahe Tempranillo rose’ is reminiscent of a summer mountain scene. Aromas of wild strawberries and wildflowers come to the front of the glass. The tempranillo rosé is picked young and whole cluster pressed to preserve its light color and delicate dragon fruit and lemon zest aromas. A pleasant round mouth feel integrates nicely with notes of ripening peaches, rhubarb and bright acidity. 1275 cases produce. pH: 3.23 Titratable Acidity: 6.10g/L Residual Sugar: 4.25g/L. Vineyard Sources: 33% Illahe Vineyard, 33% Zenith Vineyard, 33% Freedom Hill Vineyard.

 Producer Illahe Vineyards
 Region Willamette Valley
 Country United States
 Varietals Tempranillo
 Alcohol 12.5% alc/vol
 Vintage 2017

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Illahe Vineyards

Illahe Vineyards

Dallas, Oregon, United States Dallas, Oregon, United States

The winery, designed by Laurence Ferar and Associates of Portland, features three levels—two different drop-offs from the crush pad allow for gravity loading of fermentors and the press. Another drop-off from the fermentation room to the press level allows us to load the press baskets by hand. The building’s...

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