2013 Cuvée Carnaval Rouge
A deep garnet color is achieved in this sparkling red from 5 day maceration on the skins of the Merlot grape. Aromas of plum and black raspberry are complimented by a sweet, smooth palate of cherry, cassis, and cardamom.
Varietal: 65% Merlot, 23% Pinot Noir, 12% Reserve Wine
Appellation: North Fork
TA: 6.9 g/l
Residual Sugar: 40 g/l
Ageing Profile: 1 1/2 years on the lees
Cases Produced: 468
Disgorged: July 2, 2015
Food Pairing Notes:
Cuvée Carnaval Rouge is wildly versatile - pairing up with anything from BBQ to pizza. Outstanding with brie and a cherry chutney, or a natural partner to pair with spicy dishes. Enjoy!