L' Inconnue • Rosé

L' Inconnue • Rosé


L’Inconnue (“The Unknown”) is an occasional release for Union Sacré and is reserved for those rare wines that break with their expected style to dazzling effect. Named after one of the most widely reproduced models of the early 20th century: the death mask of an unknown girl pulled from the Seine. Her tranquil smile inspired a thousand sculptures and paintings. So lasting was her beauty that her likeness is still being used today. It is our hope that the L’Inconnue wines bring some amount of that wonder.

VARIETAL: 70% Sangiovese, 30% Pinot Noir
 70% Pomar Junction, 30% Jespersen
APPELATION/AVA: San Luis Obispo County
CASES: 240
ALC: 12.3%
TASTING NOTES: Grapefruit and citrus, lemon, granny smith apples, and a touch of orange peels
PRODUCTION: Skin contact for 10 hours. The juice quickly separatesfrom the skins.
FERMENTATION: 4 weeks of fermentation in tank at 50 °F
6 months on lees in stainless steel

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