2012 Soter Brut Rose
Country : USA
Vintage : 2012
The renowned growing season had very small crops and a long season that stretched into October, which produced wines with expressive aromatics and richflavors. Truly uncommon In sparkling wine, but something we strive for with each vintage at Mineral Springs Vineyard, is our emphasis on uncompromised viticulture. We believe sparkling wines should have a flavor Intensity to rival still wines and our 2012 Brut Rosé is a prime example of how ourfarming practices add nuance and depth into our wines.
The 2012 Brut is a beautiful coral colored sparkling wine. The vibrant aroma IS filled with notes of toasted bread complimenting Impressions of ripe Oregon strawberries and raspberries. There IS an uncommon sense of substance in this sparkling wine, evidenced by the flavor Intensity and luscious creamy texture. Complex notes of lemon curd, crèmefresh, and even a hint of oak makefor Intriguing food-pairmg possibilities. The inherent richness ofthe wine IS a product of immaculate farming and low yielding vines, allowing the wine to stand on its own and not rely on significant residual sugar to balance the naturally high acidity: This is further reason the wine does so well at the table with food and is not limited to traditional uses as aperitif