Saigné 2016

Saigné 2016
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Saigner – “To Bleed” – this is how we collected the juice for this rosé, by "bleeding" the juice from of our top red varietals on the day we crushed them into tank.  We start with Tempranillo, Mourvedre, Syrah, Petite Sirah, just to name a few, and then we saignee the juice from the tank. We then ferment as a white wine, nice, slow and cold, retaining all the fruit and floral aromas. It is a perfect choice for red wine drinkers in the summer or white wine drinkers that want a fuller bodied wine for food.

Aromatics:  Deep floral aromas of violet, peach and raspberry with candied watermelon

On the Palate: Cherry, strawberry and red fruit with herbal notes of lavender and roses


Wine Specs
Harvest Date
August - October, 2016
24 - 26 Brix
Stainless Steel
Bottling Date
June, 2017
Residual Sugar
Off-Dry 7 g/L
Alcohol %
Wine Profile
2018 San Francisco Int'l Wine Competition - Bronze Medal
Vineyard Notes
Sourced from growers in both the High Plains and Hill Country AVAs, the 2016 Saigné expresses what it means to be a rosé in Texas.
Winemaker Notes
A dry rosé, this wine is meant to be consumed “young” and is the perfect wine for both red and white wine lovers.
Food Pairing Notes
Any fish, grilled or baked, lamb, goose, hard cheeses, salsas

Product Reviews

Paul Schilling's Gravatar
Paul Schilling
(Mar 25, 2018 at 10:24 AM)
Glad to be acquainted with this special blend rose'. Always a treat to pick up our wine shipment and taste new wines.

Lisa Costello's Gravatar
Lisa Costello
(Jul 12, 2018 at 10:11 AM)
I'm a Rose lover from way back so I'm happy to see Rose making a comeback. This one from Becker is particularly wonderful, and so happy to have found it. It's wonderful with cheese, fish and chicken dishes or just to enjoy on its own. Will keep buying as long as Becker keeps making it!

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