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ROSÉ 2016 VQA Twenty Mile Bench, Niagara Escarpment
Vintage Assessments Tasting Note Producer FEATHERSTONE
Day-Glo light reddish pink colour. Slightly sweet, spicy, red candy apple nose. Sweet, light bodied, very spicy, baked apple-plum flavours with a very crisp, unoaked, faintly bitter finish. This is not my preferred style of rose. Has 13.5% alcohol and 8 g/L residual sugar with a screwcap closure. CSPC 117861
Type Rosé Table Wine
Agent Fea Est
Country Canada
Region Ontario
Rating */*+(85 points)
Sweetish Candy Apple
LCBO Note Status
TASTING NOTE: Featherstone's Rosé has won impressive awards in the past, including double gold medal at the 2014 Ontario Wine Awards. Year after year this sub $15 wine offers a very consumer friendly style that many reach to as their go-to patio-wine. The 2016 shows strawberry, candied watermelon, and baked cherry on the nose. Creamy and refreshing, with cherry and cran-apple persisting on the finish. Enjoy in the sun on a patio, and pair with grilled Cajun shrimp skewers. Score - 88 (Matt Steeves, quercusvino.ca, May 3, 2017) Price $ 15.95
Bottle Size 750 mL
Tasting Date vintages release - August 5, 2017
Cases bought 1024 (12 bottles per case)

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