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Amur 2017

Known as the Amur grape, it is native to southern Siberia and northern China and produces full-bodied, rustic, fruity, and elegant wines.

Dark and rich red cherry, jammy blackberry, with meaty, savory notes and a touch of black pepper. The palate is rustic with strong tannins balanced with ripe red and black fruits, sweet spice, black pepper, and a touch herbal.

Pair with Aged Cheeses, Game Meats (Grilled Venison), Grilled Lamb, Fatty Steaks (Grilled).
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Wine Specs

Vintage 2017
ACID 6.8 g/L
Varietal Amur
PH 3.39
Residual sugar 3.6 g/L
AGING 20% 9 Months Aging. 2-4 Year Old French Oak.
Alcohol % 12.5

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TASTING NOTES

Dark and rich red cherry, jammy blackberry, with meaty, savory notes and a touch of black pepper. The palate is rustic with strong tannins balanced with ripe red and black fruits, sweet spice, black pepper, and a touch herbal.


VINEYARD NOTES

Amur was planted in the early 1980's on our Keuka Estate vineyards. In total was have 0.97 acres planted. Vineyards on our Keuka vineyard are shallow, shale-based soils which adds minerality, acidity, and elegance.


VINEYARD

100% Keuka Estate.

VINIFICATION

De-stemmed. Several Day Cold Soak.

VESSEL

Open-Top Stainless Steel. Temperature Controlled.

FERMENTATION

Traditional. 3 Times Daily Manual Punchdowns.

ÉLEVAGE

20% 9 Months Aging. 2-4 Year Old French Oak.

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