2016 Azur Wines Rosé of Syrah, California
Azur Wines, made by French winemaker, Julien Fayard, are crafted in a traditional Provençal style, making them a refreshing and complex departure from California Rosé. It’s a technique that he has dubbed “Methode Provençale.” The process involves a 100% direct press of the fruit, cold fermentation and stainless steel aging. The vineyards sourced are 100% farmed to produce fruit for rosé wine. The grapes are picked at optimum maturity for rosé and this makes all the difference and sets Azur apart from its competition.
Tasting notes from Proprietor & Winemaker Julien Fayard: "California sunshine and Provence delights are captured in this vintage of rosé. Light rose color with copper hues; the nose opens to a delicate bouquet of white flowers with seductive peach accents. Fresh and focused, the sophisticated palate offers elegant layers of raspberry, strawberry and watermelon. An alluring mineral finish completes this purely harmonious wine."
Blend Composition: 100% Syrah
Total Production: 750 cases