ROSÉ - CALIFORNIA

GRAND NEZ

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The sun-kissed vineyards of California are blessed with a perfect climate for winegrowing, their vinous bounty constantly refreshed by the sea breezes and cooled by the Pacific Ocean fog.  The Rosé style is enjoying an unprecedented rise in popularity, due to its ability to remain true to their place of origin, adaptability to all tastes and circumstances, and make a fabulous match for almost any type of cuisine. Grand Nez is a wine that transports you to the beautiful, incomparable vineyards of the Golden State… sip by sip.

WINE PROFILE

Grand Nez is a joyful wine, clean and fresh, with bright aromas of red berries, citrus peel and melon. The palate is lively and crisp with cherry/berry flavors, a hint of tropical fruit and a vibrant, uplifted finish. Grand Nez is a laid-back wine with a cheerful personality, food friendly, versatile and simply delicious.

 

FOOD COMBINATIONS

Ratatouille, Turkey with cranberry sauce, butternut squash soup, shrimp cocktail, stuffed peppers, chicken kabobs.
 

SPIRITED ROSÉ

Rosé wine is much more than just a trend in the legendary vineyards of coastal California. The Golden State has been producing great Rosés for decades; each successive generation hones and improves the craft, raising the profile of California pinks and expanding their popularity. Grand Nez embodies this spirit of the pursuit of perfection, utilizing surprising grape varieties and modern winemaking techniques to craft a wine like no other.

For the local winemakers, California rosé is more than just a summer fling – it is a staple of almost every meal, and in between sittings as well. From young to old, pink wines are a fundamental part of life; a mainstay from every taco bar to gastronomic destination. California winemakers spend a majority of their time outside, for both work and play, and Rosé accompanies them to both. In this way, Grand Nez Rosé is a window into the soul of California – it is delicious to consume year-round, with or without food, to both quench thirst and celebrate with friends.

 

WINE SPECS

APPELLATION: California

VINTAGE: 2020

VARIETAL COMPOSITION: 87% Cabernet Sauvignon, 9.5% French Colombard, 3.5% Other

WINEMAKING PROCESS: Grand Nez grapes are harvested early, to preserve acidity and freshness. Macerations are strictly limited to ensure proper extraction of flavor and color, without adding bitter tannins to the juice. As a result of this attention and care in the cellar, the finished wine shows optimum balance, freshness and complexity.

ALCOHOL: 12.96%

pH: 3.3

RESIDUAL SUGAR: 5.72 g/L