2020 Swick What are We Red - Columbia Valley, WA (750ml)
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What are we? That is the question. We are an iconoclastic blend of roughly equal percentages of Marsanne, Grenache Blanc and Grenache Noir, from high elevation, certified organic vineyards in Yakima, Washington.The grapes are all vinified separately. Marsanne and Grenache Blanc are both direct-pressed white wines but the Grenache Noir is made as a red, not a rosé - whole cluster maceration, foot stomped once or twice per day and spends 30 days on skins. The wines are then aged in neutral French oak for 8 months, blended and bottled unfined and unfiltered with minimal sulfur. Fresh & chillable this light-bodied red-white combo hits lots of high notes with pink grapefruit, wild strawberry, melon and pineapple with low but discernible tanninson the dry finish. A versatile, category-defying, shape-shifting wine that pairs well with anything from a stinky Morbier, to Coconut Curry Shrimp to Peking Duck!