2018 O1V Merlot Rose

A red wine drinker’s rosé. Strawberry, caramel, cherry. A touch of tannin.


Behind the Paint Stripe

Wine Specs

Vintage: 2018
Varietal: Merlot Rose
Alcohol: 12.5
Production: 69 Cases
Appellation: Loudoun County, Virginia

Production Notes

100% Merlot Rosé, October One Vineyard , Bluemont, Virginia

Harvest: September 13, 2018

Processing: 16 hour cold soak, then to press. Four week long cold fermentation, then aged in neutral oak

Wine notes: Very interesting rosé.  A bolder style, with a bit of toast or caramel to the nose.  More of a red wine drinker’s rosé.  Strawberry, vanilla, caramel, fresh cherry.  Medium-bodied with a touch of tannin on the back end.

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