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PRESTIGE ROSÉ 2016 IGP Côtes de Thongue
Vintage Assessments Tasting Note Producer DOMAINE MONTROSE
Bright day-glo light pink colour. Youthful, slightly spicy, ripe plum-apple nose with some mineral notes. Fairly dry, medium to medium-light bodied, slightly spicy, attractive, ripe plum-apple flavours with a lingering, crisp, unoaked, mineral-tinged finish. Has 12.5% alcohol and 2 g/L residual sugar. CSPC 491076
Type Rosé Table Wine
Agent Le Som
Country France
Region South of France
Rating **/**+(88.5 points)
Bright, Spicy, Ripe
LCBO Note Status Recommended by Vintage Assessments!
TASTING NOTE: Crafted using the saignée method, this is a blend of mostly Grenache and Rolle, with a dash of Syrah. Part of the blend underwent barrel fermentation and ageing. The Rolle is sourced from a hillside site planted in volcanic soil, which is reflected in the wine's mineral note. Impressive flower and berry notes with a lovely mineral aspect. A good match for ham or grilled chicken dishes. (Vintages panel, Oct. 2016) Price $ 18.95
Bottle Size 750 mL
Tasting Date vintages release - September 16, 2017
Cases bought 349 (12 bottles per case)

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