Renwood Orange Muscat 2004

Winemaker's Notes:

Fermentation and Aging The fruit was whole cluster pressed to remove the juice from the skins immediately. Once pressed, the must was pumped into a stainless steel tank to cold settle for about 48 hours. This allowed any sediments and solids to fall to the bottom of the tank. The clean juice was racked off the sediment and transferred to another tank and inoculated to begin fermentation. Once the wine reached the proper alcohol and residual sugar levels the fermentation was halted. The wine was then cold filtered and bottled. Detailed Wine Information Acidity: pH 3.28 Alcohol: 9% Appellation: Amador County Varietal Notes: 81% Orange Muscat, 19% Muscat Canelli

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Renwood Winery:
Surrounded by some of America’s oldest Zinfandel vineyards, Renwood Winery is located in the picturesque California foothills of the Sierra Nevada Mountains. Renwood produces world-class award winning wines from Amador County and the Sierra Foothills. Boston native Robert Smerling founded Renwood in 1993. Mr. Smerling fell in love with Amador County’s rich history and magnificent vineyards. A ... Read more
Surrounded by some of America’s oldest Zinfandel vineyards, Renwood Winery is located in the picturesque California foothills of the Sierra Nevada Mountains. Renwood produces world-class award winning wines from Amador County and the Sierra Foothills. Boston native Robert Smerling founded Renwood in 1993. Mr. Smerling fell in love with Amador County’s rich history and magnificent vineyards. A plan was set in place to build one of America’s premier Zinfandel wineries. Mr. Smerling brought together a group of professional investors who helped him found the company. Wine production has grown from 2,500 cases in 1993 to over 100,000 cases today. The critics all agree Renwood produces consistently exceptional wines covering the spectrum from big, bold, jammy Zins to wonderfully balanced Syrahs and Barberas. Today we produce over 18 different wines, including 2 Proprietary wines, 3 Vineyard Designated wines, 6 Amador County wines, 4 Red Label wines and 3 Dessert wines. With the introduction of our Red Label Series from our younger vines, Renwood has entered a new phase in its development. We are able to provide quality wine at reasonable prices to the wine by-the-glass trade and major floor displays in supermarkets and large retailers throughout the country. As part of the continuing expansion, Renwood acquired Santino Winery in 1995. Today, we have 50,000 square feet of production space in Plymouth. In addition to the Plymouth site, we have an Ione facility with 15,000 square feet of production space. Our Tasting Room and Hospitality Center are open daily from 10:30 to 5:30. Last year, Renwood entertained 40,000 visitors at our Tasting Room. You can find Renwood wines in all 50 states and 16 foreign countries. Renwood has been featured in Wine Spectator, Wine Enthusiast, Food & Wine Magazine, Touring & Tasting, Decanter, and many other magazines. Renwood has been awarded top medals at world wine competitions including California State Fair, Los Angeles County Fair, San Francisco International Wine Competition, Hilton Head Wine Festival, Atlanta Wine Challenge and many more worldwide. Our flagship wine, Renwood Grandpère® Zinfandel comes from the oldest clone of Zinfandel in America dating back to the 1860’s. This unique wine has won worldwide acclaim, as Americas most loved Zinfandel! For more information, visit our website at www.renwood.com Read less

Fermentation and Aging The fruit was whole cluster pressed to remove the juice from the skins immediately. Once pressed, the must was pumped into a stainless steel tank to cold settle for about 48 hours. This allowed any sediments and solids to fall to the bottom of the tank. The clean juice was racked off the sediment and transferred to another tank and inoculated to begin fermentation. Once the wine reached the proper alcohol and residual sugar levels the fermentation was halted. The wine was then cold filtered and bottled. Detailed Wine Information Acidity: pH 3.28 Alcohol: 9% Appellation: Amador County Varietal Notes: 81% Orange Muscat, 19% Muscat Canelli

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