Our wine tonight is the Rosé from Stone Ash Vineyard.
Rosé of Cabernet Franc
Harvested fruit cold soaked for 12 hours and processed with a cool fermentation.
Crest of the Blue Ridge AVA (Hendersonville, N.C.)
Light salmon in color.
Nose of ripe melon, gooseberry, citrus, and flint.
Dry with tropical fruit notes on the front palate, pink grapefruit, red currant, with floral notes of daffodils and jasmine. Finishing notes of cold brew, almonds, and cocoa.
$24 a bottle.
Winery Escapades scores at 85 points.