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SKETCHES OF NIAGARA ROSÉ 2015 VQA Niagara Peninsula
Vintage Assessments Tasting Note Producer TAWSE
Bright light reddish pink colour. Slightly spicy, honeyed, plummy, ripe apple-plum nose. Fairly dry, medium-light to light bodied, bright, ripe plum-apple-cherry flavours with an unoaked, crisp finish. Ready-to-drink. Screwcap closure. A repeat of the recommended best buy 2015 (**/**+) was released on April 30, 2016 at $16.95. TONY ASPLER: 88 - BEST BUY - Light strawberry and apple bouquet; medium-bodied, dry, elegant, fresh on the palate, a well-made rose with balancing acidity. This Cabernet Franc/Pinot Noir/Merlot blend has 12% alcohol and 15 g/L residual sugar with a screwcap closure. CSPC 172643
Type Rosé Table Wine
Agent Taw Win
Country Canada
Region Ontario
Rating **/**+(88 points)
Spicy, Bright, Ripe
LCBO Note Status Recommended by Vintage Assessments!
A Best Buy
TASTING NOTE: Spice and red berry fruit aromas introduce this Cabernet Franc/Pinot Noir/Merlot blend of lighter styled, Niagara Rosé. It cuts across the palate crisp and refreshing with flavours of pomegranate, pie cherry and ripe strawberry. It's light-medium bodied with texture and a dry, refreshing aftertaste. Pour on its own or pair with grilled or oven-baked salmon or grilled pork cutlets. Score - 4 out of 5 stars (Vic Harradine, winecurrent.com, April 30, 2016) Price $ 17.15
Bottle Size 750 mL
Tasting Date vintages release - September 3, 2016
Cases bought 318 (12 bottles per case)

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