The 2019 Matthews Rosé was crafted from a couple of vineyards across two separate Washington State AVAs in the Columbia Valley and Walla Walla Valley. Farmed using sustainable practices, the vines were hand-harvested early in the mornings between September 27th and October 1st. Upon arriving in the winery, each cluster was destemmed and macerated for 14-24 hours; after being drained and pressed, the juice then settled for 48 hours. Using only free-run wine, it was then moved to stainless steel tanks for 9 months, cold stabilized and sterile filtered. Evaluated over 40 times by our winemaking team, only 835 cases were bottled.
Peach, citrus, spring flowers and a hint of a minty chalk. Swirling adds some sweet strawberry, melon and rose water. The palate is juicy and luscious with silky texture, peach pit and white tea. Classic Cabernet Franc Rosé.
Niçoise salad with tapenade and rosemary crackers