Ampelos Rosé of Syrah “Upsilon” 2016 (750ml/12)
Some dream of spending the rest of their lives on golf courses and cruise ships, but with a taste for business and a love of Santa Barbara wine country, we chose a different retirement plan. 2004 marked the inaugural Ampelos vineyard harvest. The first harvest yielded 15 tons of Pinot Noir and 6 tons of Syrah. In 2005, we planted 10 acres on top of the original 15, totaling 25 acres. Pinot Noir and Syrah remain our primary varietals, with a line of Viognier and just under two acres of Grenache—the ...New York, New Jersey, California
Ampelos strives to keep the ripe flavors of Syrah and allow the pure, natural aromas to come forward in this bright and refreshing rosé. A standout wine that’s sure to leave a lasting impression.
Wine Enthusiast"This magenta-hued wine shows exuberant orange blossom and cherry flavors buoyed by moderate acidity and seaspray-like freshness. It finishes rich and fruity, bringing a creamsicle in summer to mind." - Virginie Boone, July 2017