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Quivira Rose 2011

Winemaker's Notes:

The nose shows great consistency to the 2010 vintage, with primary aromas of strawberry and rhubarb. This year, we find an intriguing additional note of juicy watermelon. Flavors are bright, fresh and full of red fruits, echoing the nose. The palate is exceptionally clean and refreshing without any trace of heaviness, and just enough juicy flavor and gentle, refreshing spritz to draw you back for another sip. If you have the self-discipline, save for the BBQ, pool and beach season – then open at will and enjoy until this vintage is gone.

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Quivira Vineyards & Winery:
Quivira is committed to making the finest wines that showcase the unique terrior of Dry Creek Valley. Quivira specializes in small-lot wines from varietals specifically matched to the soils, seasonal strength of sun, and coastal influenced nights that accentuate the unique characteristics that flow from the vine directly to the wine. The quality of our wines is an honest reflection of our commi... Read more
Quivira is committed to making the finest wines that showcase the unique terrior of Dry Creek Valley. Quivira specializes in small-lot wines from varietals specifically matched to the soils, seasonal strength of sun, and coastal influenced nights that accentuate the unique characteristics that flow from the vine directly to the wine. The quality of our wines is an honest reflection of our commitment to this land, Biodynamic agriculture and our dedication to artisan winemaking. Quivira has been a Demeter-certified Biodynamic and organic winery since 2005 and is guided by a deeply-held principle of careful stewardship of the land and all its creatures. Environmentally conscious winegrowing and winemaking is a way of life at Quivira and the difference can be seen at the estate and tasted in the wines. The Quivira estate comprises four distinct vineyards within the Dry Creek Valley appellation in Sonoma County with a total of 93 acres of vines. In addition to Zinfandel and Sauvignon Blanc, Quivira grows several Rhone varieties such as Syrah, Grenache and Mourvedre. Winemaker Hugh Chappelle works closely with Quivira's vineyard crew to capture the truest expression of each varietal from Quivira's vineyards. Tasting Room Hours Open daily 11:00am to 5:00pm, except major holidays. Read less

The nose shows great consistency to the 2010 vintage, with primary aromas of strawberry and rhubarb. This year, we find an intriguing additional note of juicy watermelon. Flavors are bright, fresh and full of red fruits, echoing the nose. The palate is exceptionally clean and refreshing without any trace of heaviness, and just enough juicy flavor and gentle, refreshing spritz to draw you back for another sip. If you have the self-discipline, save for the BBQ, pool and beach season – then open at will and enjoy until this vintage is gone.

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