2018 Silver Trident Apollo's Folly Rosé Sonoma Coast
Northern California had an extremely dry winter until March and April brought us much-needed and abundant rain. The mild winter and cool spring delayed bloom and budbreak by approximately two weeks. Early summer temperatures were relatively cool and steady, which pushed out veraison by another couple of weeks. As August and September also remained consistently cool, harvest was pushed back even further. As we inched towards harvest, the long growing season and near-perfect weather gave us plenty of time to pick fruit at peak ripeness. 2018 yields were higher than previous vintages and the fruit is bright and concentrated with lush tannins.