orange cuvée

orange cuvée

For the Orange Cuvée, I experimented with varying levels of skin contact, ranging from several days to a couple weeks, and blended them all together for layered flavors and textures. The result is seriously delicious wine that doesn't take itself too seriously.

Varietal: 64% Muscat Ottonel, 33% Pinot Gris, 3% Riesling
Vintage: 2021
Vineyard: Red Boar and Pear Ridge
AVA: Washington State
Farming Practices: Certified Organic
Alcohol: 10.5%
Yeast: Indigenous
Sulfur: 0
Filter: 0
Fining: 0
Aromatics: tropical aromatics, freshly peeled grapefruit
Palate: dry with a touch of bitterness. Notes of apricots, white tea, and watermelon jolly ranchers
Format: 750 ml
Cases Produced: 165

The label features art by Miyeon Lee, a friend and painter whose work focuses primarily on natural phenomena. The image is an interpretation of the Blue Mountains and wooded creek at my childhood home, now our Estate Vineyard, Stonemarker.