Lightfoot & Wolfville Brut Rose (750ml)
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Lightfoot & Wolfville is owned and operated by the Lightfoot family who have been farming in the Annapolis Valley for eight generations. Lightfoot & Wolfville brings a light touch and enlightened approach to both the agricultural and artisanal aspects of viticulture and winemaking. They work in harmony with nature and letting the land offer up its innate best, without subjecting it to aggressive inputs. The winery is located on the home farm site, this land has been in Michael’s family for four generations.
In the glass, a pale salmon hue with fine, lively bubbles. On the nose, delicate wild strawberry and river mint leaf, layered with
doughy biscuit notes. Lively acidity lifts the mid-palate, with a creamy mousse that provides balance and elegance. Pairs well with trout tartare with crème fraîche and dill, strawberries and cream and salty cured meats
The newest addition to Lightfoot & Wolfville’s traditional method sparkling program, the Brut Rosé has quickly cemented its place in the Lightfoot & Wolfville portfolio following the inaugural release in the spring of 2020, which went on to rank on the Wine Align
Guide to Canada’s Best Wines – Top 10 Sparklings list. The 2019 is a single-vineyard bottling with all fruit sourced from growing partners across the street at Raven Hill Vineyard in Wolfville, Nova Scotia. Its 100% Pinot Noir, grown organically. Two thirds of the fruit was destemmed into the press for an overnight skin soak while the remaining one third was pressed whole-cluster. A full malo-lactic conversion in the base wine and 11 months aging on the lees softened the beautiful natural cool climate acidity, enhancing texture and mouthfeel. The wine is dry at just 4 g/L dosage.