Corallina Syrah Rosé starts in the vineyard as the first step is selecting a single block of syrah vines destined to become Corallina. Conceived as a rosé from the beginning, every farming choice throughout the year is made with only one goal in mind - rosé worth thinking about. Harvest is timed solely around the complexity of fruit flavors as we don't need to worry about ripening the skin tannins. The beautiful Napa Valley climate provides us with luscious fruit with more than enough color so no other skin contact is necessary than the three hours or so it takes the fruit to be gently pressed. After fermentation Corallina Syrah Rosé rests for five months in mature French oak barrels, where the flavors grow rounder, richer and more complex.
Corallina Syrah Rosé is lifted, bright and floral, laced with aromatics redolent of fresh wild herb and spices and touches of wild strawberries and white peaches. It is mouthwatering, refreshing and irresistible. Second glasses are unavoidable.
Kim's Tasting Notes:
Even though I knew this was dry before I tasted it... I was very surprised in a good way. This Rose' is perfect. The nose is crisp and the smell of strawberries waft through my senses. The Strawberries carry over to the palate in an almost creamy way as like strawberry and cream would be. This Rose' is perfect for summer time! I enjoyed this with a dinner of Baby Back Ribs!