Fleming Jenkins Victories Rose (1.5-liter bottle) 2004
Rosé from Russian River, Sonoma County, California
Fleming Jenkins Vineyards & Winery Invites You to Support Breast Cancer Research With Victories Rose.
This magnum bottle contains 1.5-liters (two regular bottles)
A message from Peggy Fleming:
This year, I am celebrating my 57th birthday with the release of Fleming Jenkins Victories Rose. Created by my husband, Greg Jenkins, and me specifically to raise funds for breast cancer research, this wine supports a cause that has touched us personally. 100% of the net profits after taxes of this and future vintages of Victories Rose will be donated to charities supporting the cause, including The V Foundation for Cancer Research and the Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center at Georgetown University, both 501(c)(3) non-profit organizations.
In 1998, on the 30th anniversary of my 1968 Olympic victory, I was diagnosed with breast cancer. For me, it was another Olympics, a life Olympics. Early detection saved my life. And I believe that my lifelong dedication to health, fitness and personal accomplishment also played an important role in my victory. I was one of the lucky ones, and I am grateful. I decided to share my hopes, my fears and my triumph with people around the world. I hope my story will be an inspiration to anyone facing breast cancer, and that I will be one of the strong symbols of the victories that can be achieved against life's greatest challenges. We must never give up hope.
Please join us in the quest for a cure, with a purchase of Victories Rose. Victories is presented in a stunning magnum (1.5 liter) bottle and packaged in a commemorative hand-crafted wooden box.
Greg and I thank you for your support and generosity.
Click here to purchase an autographed Victories magnum by Peggy Fleming and Greg Jenkins (limited states only).
Fleming Jenkins Winery
Fleming Jenkins Vineyards & Winery is located in Los Gatos, CA at the historic Novitiate Winery and is owned by Greg and Peggy Fleming Jenkins. Some of their most cherished moments are of the joyous occasions made even more special with wine, warm conversation and wonderful food. They hope that their Chardonnay, Syrah and Rose’, made with grapes grown in their own vineyard or in the vineyards of their friends, will become part of your own treasured celebrations.
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About Russian River
The Russian River Valley is named as such due to its proximity to the Russian River, the river itself named for the Russian fur traders who came down from Alaska in the late 18th and early 19th centuries. The Russian River is agricultural land. While there is a focus on wine, beyond the vineyards are many small, family-owned farms cultivating everything from cattle to Christmas trees.
The proximity of this cool river and the rolling fogs from the Pacific Ocean make the area amenable to cool-climate grapes like Pinot Noir and Chardonnay. In fact, the region is quite known for its full-bodied, yet elegant Pinot Noir, as well as their ripe, yet lean Chardonnays. Within Russian River Valley lie the smaller appellations of Chalk Hill and Green Valley. Chalk Hill is the warmer of the two and furthest from the ocean, while Green Valley is cooler and closer to the water.
It's not rare to see a wine's country of origin listed as "California." A country into itself in the wine world, California makes enough varieties and styles to match many European wine countries. It produces a diverse range of wines that span the quality spectrum.
The most famous of the California wine regions is Napa Valley, and these wines are certainly outstanding – but it's not as broad and diverse as its larger neighbor, Sonoma County. Down south, Santa Barbara's Santa Maria Valley is well-known for its Rhône blends, as well as cool-climate varieties like Pinot and Chardonnay. The Central Coast, the largest California AVA, has many different microclimates that lead to a wide range of wines with many sub-AVAs.
4 ratings, 3 with reviews
Beautiful pacakaging. Great for celebrating any victory needing to be celebrated.
Lved this little tannin rich number enough to wish I had picked a case at that price.
a big hit for our Thanksgiving dinner, we have bought another for Christmas. The wine itself a a very nice white zin, but the presentation of the bottle and noted companies contributing to the awareness represented by this particular wine is outstanding.
Alcohol By Volume Guide
Most wine ranges from 10-16% alcohol by volume. Some varietals tend to have higher (for example Zinfandel and Cabernet Sauvignon) or lower alcohol levels (Pinot Noir and many white varietals), but there is always some variation from producer to producer. Some wine falls outside of this range, for instance Port weighs in closer to 20%, while Muscat and Riesling are usually a bit below 10%.
Wine Style Guide
Light & Crisp
- Light to medium bodied wines that are high in acid and light to medium fruit. Typically no oak.
Fruity & Smooth
- Light to medium bodied wines with lots of juicy fruit, typically medium acid and medium oak.
Rich & Creamy
- Full bodied wines that have typically undergone malo-lactic fermentation and/or spent time in oak.