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TRADITION ROSÉ 2016 AP Luberon
Vintage Assessments Tasting Note Producer CHÂTEAU VAL JOANIS
Bright pale salmon pink colour. Slightly spicy, faintly honeyed, somewhat dusty, dried, plum-apple nose. Dry, light bodied, slightly spicy, bright, somewhat hot, apple-plum flavours with a very crisp, unoaked finish. Ready-to-drink. This blend of Syrah and Grenache has 13% alcohol and 2 g/L residual sugar with lot number L17025 on the lower part of the glass bottle and a screwcap closure. Not up to the 2015 which appeared in Vintages (**) with 87-points on May 28, 2016 at $15.95 and was an Explorer Selection. CSPC 707281
Type Rosé Table Wine
Agent All Win
Country France
Region Rhône
Rating *+/**(87 points)
Dry, Spicy, Apple-Plum
LCBO Note Status
The consistent red fruit and blossoms in this rosé from Château Val Joanis have made it a bit of a tradition here at Vintages: it has appeared on our shelves every summer since 2003. A fine and finessed sipper, this is also a serious rosé with the structure and texture to pair with everything from shellfish to salmon, barbecued chicken or grilled pork ribs. Price $ 15.95
Bottle Size 750 mL
Tasting Date vintages release - June 10, 2017
Cases bought 781 (12 bottles per case)

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