2018 Rosato di Cabernet Sauvignon – Mudd Vineyard

Grapes from some of the oldest vines planted (in 1975) on Long Island! This is essentially a Blanc de Noirs (white from red) with a beautiful jewel-like yellow onion skin color...the white color belies the red fruit character and aromas and flavors of red currant, watermelon, red raspberry, golden raspberry, spice and flowers...Plump, delicious, inviting, moderate alcohol, juicy and persistent...wonderful fruit intensity, a clean, satisfying finish...Match with smoked fish and charcuterie. In addition, tacos from beef, lamb, chicken or pork. Or try with lobster, sausages, tuna, grilled vegetables, and mushrooms as well as mildly spicy food, especially Mexican and Thai preparations. Gulpable and Smashable! 398 cases made.