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PINK PALETTE ROSÉ 2017 VQA Niagara Peninsula
Vintage Assessments Tasting Note Producer 13TH STREET
Bright day-glo violet colour. Faintly sweet, honeyed, ripe strawberry-plum nose. Off dry, light bodied, very spicy, dried apple-strawberry flavours with a crisp, unoaked finish. This Cabernet Franc has 13% alcohol and 6 g/L residual sugar with a screwcap closure. The 2016 (*+) was released on July 8, 2017 at $15.95. CSPC 275834
Type Rosé Table Wine
Agent Thi Str
Country Canada
Region Ontario
Rating *+/**(87 points)
Off Dry, Tangy, Spicy
LCBO Text Status
TASTING NOTE: Made from Cabernet Franc, this eye-catching pink wine has aromas of red pepper jelly, maraschino cherry and citrus zest. Tons of acidity leads to sour raspberry, sour cherry, crunchy red plum and apple skin on the palate, and the finish is a real lip-smacker. Pour it with barbecued chicken, or a pizza with bell peppers and arugula. (Vintages panel, April 2018) Price $ 15.95
Bottle Size 750 mL
Tasting Date vintages release - June 9, 2018
Cases bought 159 (12 bottles per case)

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

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