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|PRESTIGE ROSÉ 2017 IGP Côtes de Thongue
|Vintage Assessments Tasting Note
|Bright day-glo light pink colour. Attractive, youthful, slightly spicy, ripe plum-apple nose with some mineral notes. Dry, medium to medium-light bodied, slightly spicy, attractive, ripe plum-apple flavours with a lingering, crisp, unoaked, mineral-tinged finish. This very pretty blend of 70% Grenache, 25% Rolle, 5% Syrah was aged on its lees and then a small proportion in French oak. Has 13% alcohol and 2 g/L residual sugar. TONY ASPLER / 89-points / BEST BUY - Flesh pink in colour; lightly floral, red plum and yellow cherry bouquet; medium-bodied, perfumed, tangerine and plum flavours; fresh and zesty on the palate and nicely balanced.
||Rosé Table Wine
Bright, Spicy, Ripe
||Recommended by Vintage Assessments!
A Best Buy
|Sommelier Wine Awards 2018 Gold Medal winner. TASTING NOTE: 70% Grenache, 25% Rolle, 5% Syrah. Aged on lees. A small part of the blend is vinified and aged in oak barrels. Pale apricot - more orange than pink. Smells of apricots and blanched almonds. Dry, elegant, touch of orange citrus, very pure fruit and beautiful arching lines. Creamy, with a dab of spice. A little crunch of sunflower seed on the finish and a touch of herbs. Drink 2018-2020. Score - 17.5 (out of 20) (Tamlyn Currin, jancisrobinson.com, July 23, 2018)
||vintages release - October 13, 2018
||397 (12 bottles per case)
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