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PETIT ROSÉ 2017 WO Western Cape
Vintage Assessments Tasting Note Producer KEN FORRESTER
Bright very pale salmon colour. Attractive, slightly spicy, mineral-tinged, fresh ripe red apple-strawberry nose. Dry, medium to medium-light bodied, well structured, slightly spicy, favourful, ripe plum-strawberry flavours with a lingering, high acid finish. #1 Best Value Rosé in Vintages. This delicious blend of 79% Grenache and 21% Viognier has 13.5% alcohol and 2 g/L residual sugar with lot number L18059M2 on the lower part of the glass bottle. TONY ASPLER / 90-points / BEST BUY - Fresh, pomegranate bouquet with a floral note; medium-bodied, dry, raspberry and citrus flavours. A great buy! CSPC 553040
Type Rosé Table Wine
Agent Nob Est
Country South Africa
Region
Rating **+(89 points)
Bright, Spicy, Ripe, Strawberry
LCBO Note Status Recommended by Vintage Assessments!
A Best Buy
TASTING NOTE: This 79% Grenache and 21% Viognier rosé is from vines between 9 and 11 years of age grown in sandy soils and is cold fermented in stainless steel to preserve the elegance and delicate flavours. The result is an alluring, aromatic wine with prominent strawberry and raspberry notes riding a crest of fresh, zesty acidity. Lively and delicious, it's a great value and perfect for summer dining. The vibrant acidity gives it good range with food - try it with grilled seafood, grilled chicken or summer salads. (Vintages panel, Oct. 2017) Price $ 12.95
Bottle Size 750 mL
Tasting Date vintages release - July 21, 2018
Cases bought 537 (12 bottles per case)

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

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