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PINOT NOIR ROSÉ 2017 Marlborough, South Island
Vintage Assessments Tasting Note Producer WITHER HILLS
Medium pink colour. Slightly spicy, faintly honeyed, ripe plum-strawberry nose. Dry, medium-light bodied, slightly spicy, bright, ripe plum-strawberry flavours with a lingering, fairly high acid, crisp, mineral-tinged finish. Has 12.5% alcohol and 7 g/L residual sugar with a screwcap closure. CSPC 552992
Type Rosé Table Wine
Agent Vin Vin
Country New Zealand
Region Marlborough
Rating **/**+(88.5 points)
Spicy, Fresh, Strawberries
LCBO Note Status Recommended by Vintage Assessments!
A Best Buy
TASTING NOTE: Wither Hills, who celebrated their first vintage in 1994, was named for the range that abuts their vineyards. The Pinot Noir for this rosé was sourced from sites in the Wairau Valley, one of the three subregions of Marlborough. This is summer in a glass, with pretty red fruit, cherry and strawberry particularly. Fresh and long with a soft, smooth texture. A great warm-weather sipper, it has plenty of bright food-friendly acidity and will easily pair with a wide range of foods. (Vintages panel, Oct. 2017) Price $ 18.95
Bottle Size 750 mL
Tasting Date vintages release - May 12, 2018
Cases bought 222 (12 bottles per case)

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Score:    - Poor   * Very Basic     *+ OK    ** Good    **/**+ Very Good    **+ Excellent    *** Outstanding    ***+ Superb

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