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|ROSÉ 2016 Hawkes Bay, North Island
|Vintage Assessments Tasting Note
|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.
||Rosé Table Wine
Spicy, Juicy, Bright
|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)
||vintages release - April 1, 2017
||1535 (12 bottles per case)
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Score: - Poor * Very Basic
** Good **/**+ Very Good **+ Excellent