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Vanessa Vineyard Rose, Similkameen Valley BC
91 Points

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Region: British Columbia Similkameen Valley DVA
Vintage: 2016
Price:
Winery: $23.0 sold out

BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -052186
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WineScores' Review

Dry, powerful, lively.
Made from Syrah with a generous splash (32%) of Merlot, this inaugural release rose from Vanessa Vineyard is comprised of only 90 cases, which was sold in their new tasting room on their estate in Cawston.
It is a blessedly bone-dry version ruby-cranberry in colour with aromas of sunwarmed strawberries, tangy cranberries and kumquats, wild herbs tealeaf and savoury spices. Impressive focus and structure; it is simultaneously lively and powerful. An excellent first vintage, for a red-only (so far) producer.


 
Recommended Pairings
Barbeque, Patio Sippers, White Meat Chicken/Pork, French Food, Appetizers


©copyright 2012 Daenna Van Mulligen
Wine Scores reviewed - 2017-09-26 21:02:24.0

 

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