The Fruity 2015 Enkidu, Shamhat Rosé
With the 2015 Enkidu, Shamhat Rosé, Russian River Valley, Phillip Staehle has produced a pleasing rosé on the fruitier side of the spectrum. With the rainier weather of the Washington, DC, area this more substantial offering hits the spot. It also has enough stuffing to be drunk over several nights. This wine is available at MacArthur Beverages.
2015 Enkidu, Shamhat Rose, Russian River Valley – $18
This wine is a blend of 50% Syrah, 35% Grenache, and 25% Mouvedre. Alcohol 14.1%. With a fruity start this wine has good grip and a racy, mineral finish. The fruit is sweeter than other rose but it is not out of balance in the wine. It will please many. ** Now – 2017.