WBOTD Just the Good Stuff Why add this wine to your Collection / Cellar? Enjoyable highly rated Rosé | Easy drinking & versatile foodie wine | Winemaker Joy Merrilees makes great wine Why now? On sale | Perfect for summer and Fall Holidays WBOTD Cellaring Worthiness Rating Expert Ratings 90WA What is it? Rosé from High Valley, Lake County, North Coast, California What’s in it? Grenache, Syrah, Cinsault, and Mourvèdre | 13.9% ABV When to drink? Now to 2021 Pair with: White Meat, Fish & Cheese Serving Temp: 48-55°F Drink with: Everyone Occasion Summer Sipper | Crowd Friendly If you want to drink now... Open and enjoy Recommended purchase Qty: 6+
High Valley Vineyards Rose 2017 | Delicate & Bright
High Valley Vineyards Rose 2017 displays bright aromas of raspberry, strawberry, and hints of lime. While perfectly pairing with Mediterranean dishes and good friends any time of the year. Joy Merrilees, Director of Winemaking and Production
90WW | High Valley Vineyards Rose comprise a blend of Grenache, Syrah, Cinsault, and Mourvèdre. Most of all, bright with lovely red fruits and tangy on the palate with excellent acidity. Pair its crisp finish with baked chicken over a bed of risotto.
High Valley Vineyards | High Valley Region of Lake County
So, High Valley Vineyards by Shannon Ridge is dedicated to crafting luscious, fruit-driven wines that express the distinct characteristics of fruit grown in the high valley region of Lake County, California. Family-owned and operated, Shannon Ridge was founded in 2001.
Sitting on the northeast side of the Clear Lake appellation, this warm area boasts multiple soil types that allow growers a lot of flexibility and experimentation with grape varieties. While Sauvignon blanc is a mainstay, this zone excels with Zinfandel, Petite Sirah, as well as other less common varieties like Barbera and Tempranillo.
Winemaker Joy Merrilees
Joy Merrilees has been making wine in Lake County, California and abroad since 2002. Yet, her drive to produce top quality wines and excitement for discovery is evident in every bottle.
While finishing her Plant Science and Landscape Design degree at Humboldt State University she skipped across the globe. Since spending a year abroad at Lincoln University in New Zealand, and falling into the wine industry 8,000 miles from home. To enhance her experience, Joy is continually educating herself at UC Davis and Sonoma State University.