2021 Beta Series Rose of Merlot


Tasting Notes

Hand-harvested and whole cluster-pressed fruit produced this pale pink Rosé of Merlot. Fresh sweet herbs mix with orange rind, wild strawberry, and Rainier cherries on the nose. Mouth-filling flavors of nectarine, white peach, and plum juice dance on the palate.

Production Notes

Estate Vineyard Block: M1

Tons: 2.1

Yeast: Rhone 4600

Cold Soak: No

Fermentation Duration: 22 days

Malolactic Fermentation: No

Oak Treatment: None

Additional Notes: 2.1 tons of Merlot grapes were hand harvested on 10/16/21 and whole-cluster pressed in the VaslinBücher membrane press, yielding 327 gallons of juice.

Technical Data

Appellation: Finger Lakes

Varietal Composition100% Merlot


Residual Sugar: 0.3%

Acid: 7.5 g/L

pH: 3.46

Harvest Date: October 16, 2021

Bottling DateApril 12, 2022

Cases Produced: 115

Vegan Friendly: Yes

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2021 Beta Series Rose of Merlot