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AMAROSÉ 2016 VQA Niagara Peninsula
Vintage Assessments Tasting Note Producer THE FOREIGN AFFAIR
Pale salmon pink colour. Intense, strawberry jam nose with some juicy plummy notes. Somewhat sweet, medium bodied, spicy, honeyed, bright, strawberry flavours with a fairly crisp finish. This new blend of Pinot Noir (some undergoing the appassimento dried grape procedure) and unoaked Chardonnay has 12.7% alcohol and 8 g/L residual sugar with lot number 20170331 on the lower part of the glass bottle. Screwcap closure. The 2015 appeared in Vintages (**) on June 25, 2016 at $18.95. CSPC 388702
Type Rosé Table Wine
Agent Epi Win
Country Canada
Region Ontario
Rating **/**+(88 points)
Tangy, Spicy, Ripe
LCBO Note Status Recommended by Vintage Assessments!
Crafted using the appassimento method, this blend of Pinot Noir and Chardonnay will deliver richly flavoured and concentrated notes of strawberry, cherry, raspberry and watermelon. Unique and complex, this will be a fine match for burgers, grilled salmon, grilled pork or barbecued ribs. Price $ 18.95
Bottle Size 750 mL
Tasting Date vintages release - June 10, 2017
Cases bought 166 (12 bottles per case)

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