ON THE NOSE
The first floral notes immediately give way to black cherry and candied citrus peel, complemented by cocoa and a few smoky accents.
ON THE EYES
The wine’s surprising color is deep and strong, glinting with amber and copper. The amazing paradox is that this rosé wine is never really pink. It owes the depths of its almost Oriental highlights to its unique Hues. Life is not rosy, but thrilling.
The 2000 Harvest
The year 2000 was warm, with cooler-than-average temperatures in the month of July and frequent storms that brought significant amounts of rain and hail. The initial tastings revealed that the Chardonnay grapes harvested last were supple, ample and complex. The Pinot Noir harvest was structured and offered great length.