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2017 Badger Mountain 3L Pure Red (USDA Organic, No Sulfites Added)

$28.00

Tasting Notes

Opens with great aromatics of mountain blackberry and currant, with a hint of dark chocolate and earthiness on the nose, this wine explodes with intense flavors on the palate.  From complex fruits ranging from blueberries, blackberries and a hint of pomegranate, this wine has a rich mid-palate that includes a touch of chocolate and spice that is very balanced and leads to a nice round finish.  

Blend/Vineyard Info

69.5% Certified Organic Cabernet Sauvignon, 22.5% Certified Organic Pinot Noir, 4% Certified Organic Syrah, 2.5% Certified Organic Cabernet Franc, & 1.5% Certified Organic Malbec 

47%River Crest Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon, Columbia Valley 

22.5%River Crest Vineyard Pinot Noir, Columbia Valley 

17.5%Badger Mountain Estate Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon, Columbia Valley 

5% Areté Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon, Columbia Valley 

4% Badger Mountain Estate Vineyard Syrah, Columbia Valley 

2.5%Badger Mountain Estate Vineyard Cabernet Franc, Columbia Valley 

1.5%Badger Mountain Estate Vineyard Malbec, Columbia Valley

 

Winemaker Notes

The 2017 PURE RED is a complex and unique blend, using five different grape varietals as well has four of our vineyard parnters that are committed to growing fruit organically.   All the components of this wine fermented in our stainless steel upright fermenters, with PDM yeast used on all lots except the Malbec, which we used 796 to bring out the nice acidity and fresh fruit character that this varietal is know for.  100% malolatic fermentation was completed in stainless steel tank. 

Technical Notes

Release Date: 3.30.2018
Acidity:.62
Alcohol:13.5%
pH3.83 
Residual Sugar:Dry
Cases:15,500
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