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ROSÉ 2015 VQA Niagara Peninsula
Vintage Assessments Tasting Note Producer FIELDING
Bright very light day-glo pink colour. Spicy, fresh apple nose. Dry, light bodied, very bright, fresh ripe red apple flavours with a lingering, crisp, unoaked, wild strawberry tinged finish. Better than the 2014 (*+) released on June 13, 2015 at $15.95. TONY ASPLER: 88 - BEST BUY - Pale pink in colour with a bluish tint; red apple nose with a light floral note; medium-bodied, mouth-filling apple and strawberry flavours; nicely balanced. Has 12.3% alcohol and 5 g/L residual sugar with a screwcap closure. CSPC 53421
Type Rosé Table Wine
Agent Fie Est
Country Canada
Region Ontario
Rating **/**+(88 points)
Bright, Ripe Red Apple
LCBO Note Status Recommended by Vintage Assessments!
A Best Buy
TASTING NOTE: ... coolness is graced with restraint and it is nothing but a pleasure to drink. There certainly is candy floss and cut strawberry in the air. There is sweetness on the edge and cream floating around the rim. Separately pressed and vinified Gamay and Cabernet Franc are the key fixings ... Sugar meets acid in equal and opposing fashion. Balance and humility are cut from the same cloth as pride. Nothing dominates and all components work seamlessly together. In its fresh and spritely youth this is one of the most pleasurable Rosés from Ontario. Drink it young. Drink 2016-2017. Score - 90 (Michael Godel, winealign.com, March 15, 2016) Price $ 15.95
Bottle Size 750 mL
Tasting Date vintages release - May 14, 2016
Cases bought 119 (12 bottles per case)

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