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CÔTES DU RHÔNE ROSÉ 2016 AP
Vintage Assessments Tasting Note Producer XAVIER
Bright light day-glo pink colour. Shy, slightly spicy, mineral-tinged, ripe apple-plum nose. Dry, light bodied, slightly spicy, tangy, fresh apple-plum-lemon flavours with a crisp, unoaked, mineral-tinged finish. Ready-to-drink. Has 13% alcohol and 2 g/L residual sugar. Better than the 2015 (*+/**) was released on June 11, 2016 at $16.95. CSPC 450908
Type Rosé Table Wine
Agent Nob Est
Country France
Region Rhône
Rating **(87.5 points)
Dry, Light, Fresh
LCBO Note Status A Vintage Assessments Explorer's Selection!
Xavier Vincent has been making wine in the Rhône Valley for 15 years. This rosé is based on the Grenache grape, and its 2015 iteration was awarded 90 points by Jeb Dunnuck (robertparker.com, May 29, 2016). Expect similar greatness and plenty of juicy red berry fruit from this vintage. Price $ 15.95
Bottle Size 750 mL
Tasting Date vintages release - September 2, 2017
Cases bought 449 (12 bottles per case)

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