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STONERIVER'S

MOURVEDRE 2017

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Offering violets, black plum, currant, juicy cherry and savory flavors with hints of black pepper and wet stone. Ruby color, a lively, layered mouthfeel and brilliant mouthwatering finish complement the beautiful aromas.

WINE

 

VINTAGE: 2017

APPELLATION: Rogue Valley (AVA), Oregon

AGING: 

CHEMISTRY: 

ALCOHOL: 13.9%

RESIDUAL SUGARS: 0.2%

GRAPES/HARVEST

VARIETAL: 100% Mourvedre

 

CLONE: Durif6

ROOT STOCK: 101-14

CERTIFIED: LIVE Sustainable

HARVESTED: 27 October 2017

HARVEST BRIX: 21.2, Ph: 3.11

BOTTLING

 

PRODUCTION: 100 Cases

 

BOTTLED: 13 May 2019

 

RELEASED: 19 October 2019

TTB LABEL ID: 

UPC: 6 80499 83063 2

 

STONERIVER VINEYARDS

 

VINEYARD INFORMATION: 

All of our vineyards have been independently certified LIVE sustainable and Salmon Safe since 2012. LIVE is the highest certification in the world for sustainable viticulture. No herbicides have been used in our vineyards since 2017.

2017 GROWING CONDITIONS: 

2017 provided a cooler, wetter and longer growing season than the previous three years. Bud break started in mid-April, a little later than usual. Average harvest dates were pushed out about three weeks. The water table in our vineyards was a little higher than normal due to a greater snowpack in the mountains. This resulted in our vine canopies requiring greater maintenance because of abnormally vigorous growth. Several fires in the surrounding areas contributed to a near continuous concentration of smoke over the Valley floor for a period of about 8 weeks and was cause for concern. However, with most of our bottling complete, we have found no evidence of smoke taint and lots of indications that we are benefitting from the later harvest. We are looking forward to another banner year of award-winning wines.

AWARDS & WINE SCORES

2020 Wine Press NW's 21st Annual Platinum Judging

​​PLATINUM

 

2020 SavorNW Wine Competition

​​DOUBLE GOLD | 96 Pts

 

2020 San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition

​​SILVER

FOOD PAIRING

A perfect wine with smoked meats and barbecue where the wine’s peppery and gamy flavors seem to vanish, revealing layers of black fruits and chocolate.