About Pomelo 2016 Rose, California
Mason Cellars Pomelo wines are known for their refreshing and expressive fruit profiles that please every palate and pocket. On the Southern end of the Sierra Nevada mountain range, the gentle and warm slopes of Linden Hill develop ripe and abundant fruit flavors ideal for Grenache and Syrah grapes used to blend out Rosé. Co-harvested, whole cluster pressed and ultimately co-fermented in 100% stainless steel, 61% Grenache, 35% Syrah and 4% Chenin Blanc. Our traditional cold, lengthy fermentation (at 55°F) takes 40+ days and accentuates the juicy fruit aromas and flavors. Partial lees aging builds texture. The wine shows Summer strawberry aromas with juicy watermelon and raspberry flavors are balanced by crisp acidity on the finish.