Lot 256 | 2010 Napa Valley

Rosé

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$12.00

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Lot 256 2010 Napa Valley Rose

Lot 256 | 2010 Napa Valley

Rosé

$12.00

(0 Reviews)

Discounted shipping on 12 bottles. Free shipping on 24 or more.

Wine Details

Vibrant carmine in color with riveting aromas of strawberries, cherry, jolly rancher, and juicy red fruit. The mid-palate is layered in mouthwatering richness. A sumptuous wine with great acidity and crisp finish.

  • Vintage
  • 2010
  • Appellation
  • Napa Valley
  • Grape
  • Cabernet Sauvignon 100%
  • Alcohol by Volume
  • 14.5%
  • Cases Produced
  • 700
  • Drink/hold
  • Now and through 2015
Cam Confidential

We had originally planned on making a Cabernet Rosé from the free run juice (or saignee) of the Hughes Wellman Cabernet program and we did. Then along came the saignee from another high-end ($80+) Napa Cabernet producer and the two blended beautifully. Lot 256 2010 Napa Valley Rosé is made in a dry style and color wise falls somewhere in between a typical Provence Rosé (pale salmon, almost orange in color) and the darker red New World Rosé’s. I would call it wild salmon in color with tints of orange and red. The wine is sourced purely from Cabernet and from very high-end programs. As such it requires a bit of splashing around to open up and has the structure to age beautifully over the next three to four years (maybe longer but I don’t have much of a benchmark for aging Rosé).

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