2019 Orange Muscat

Paso Robles AVA

 

Our 1st Orange Muscat is summertime in a bottle!  

 

TASTING NOTES:

Color: Pale lemon with an inkling of green hue

Nose: Orange oil with hints of sweet tangerine and marmalade

Mouth: Full rounded, ripe citrus that's a touch candied but finishes dry
Alc: 14.2%

 

Did you know that Muscat is thought to be one of the oldest grape varietals?  

 

Wine and food pairing guidelines:
Our dry style of Orange Muscat pairs well with savory dishes.  Here are some suggestions:

 

  • Foods and Entrees pairings: Pork, chicken, fish, shellfish and veal dishes with spicy or sweet sour sauces. Examples include Chinese, Thai, Vietnamese, Spanish and BBQ

 

  • Cheese Pairings: Brie, Camembert, Feta, goat cheeses, Muenster, Raclette and Swiss

 

PRODUCTION:

Appellation: Paso Robles AVA

Vineyard: Pear Valley Vineyard (East Side of Paso Robles).  North-South facing rows on undulating hillside.  Planted to vertical shoot (VSP) trellis.

Soil: Sandy clay loam with calcareous locations
Clone: 01 A

Production: was limited to only 81 cases.

Harvested: Sep 13, 2019

Juice Stats: Brix = 24, pH = 3.52, TA = 0.52

Vinification: Whole bunch pressed to a refrigerated tank. 6-day settling period followed by racking and fermentation in 75-gal stainless steel barrels.  4-months on lees then sterile filtered.

 

2019 Orange Muscat

$25.00Price