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ROSÉ 2016 Hawkes Bay, North Island
Vintage Assessments Tasting Note Producer KIM CRAWFORD
Very bright day-glo reddish rose colour. Sweet, honeyed, red candy apple nose. Off dry, light to medium-light bodied , somewhat spicy, bright, crancherry-red-apple flavours with a tangy, unoaked finish. TONY ASPLER / 87-points - Spicy, pomegranate nose with a mineral note; medium-bodied, fairly dry, pink grapefruit and cranberry flavours with a touch of sweetness. Has 13% alcohol and 10 g/L residual sugar with lot number L16341 on the lower part of the glass bottle. Screwcap closure. CSPC 650325
Type Rosé Table Wine
Agent Con Bra
Country New Zealand
Region Hawkes Bay
Rating *+/**(87 points)
Spicy, Juicy, Bright
LCBO Note Status
TASTING NOTE: Hawkes Bay is one of New Zealand's oldest wine regions and classic Bordeaux varietals do exceptionally well there. Made from Merlot and Malbec, this rosé serves up ripe apple, strawberry, watermelon and citrus with a tangy, red grapefruit finish. Pair with summer salads or grilled seafood. (VINTAGES panel, Feb. 2017) Price $ 17.95
Bottle Size 750 mL
Tasting Date vintages release - April 1, 2017
Cases bought 1535 (12 bottles per case)

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Score:    - Poor   * Very Basic     *+ OK    ** Good    **/**+ Very Good    **+ Excellent    *** Outstanding    ***+ Superb

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