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THE KING'S DESIRE PINOT ROSÉ 2017 Marlborough, South Island
Vintage Assessments Tasting Note Producer MARISCO
Bright day glo light salmon pink colour. Slightly spicy, fresh ripe apple-plum nose. Fairly dry, medium-light bodied, slightly spicy, faintly honeyed, ripe apple-melon-plum puree flavours with a crisp, unoaked finish. Ready-to-drink. Has 12.5% alcohol and 2 g/L residual sugar with lot number L17 020701 on the back label. Screwcap closure. The 2016 (**) was released on April 29, 2017 at $19.95. CSPC 492926
Type Rosé Table Wine
Agent Aut Win
Country New Zealand
Region Marlborough
Rating **(87.5 points)
Spicy, Ripe Apple-Plum
LCBO Text Status
TASTING NOTE: The vineyards where this 100% Pinot Noir rosé was grown endured a major earthquake during the growing season and this lively pink wine, showing regal poise befitting its name, delivers subtle strawberry, lemon and floral notes, with plenty of acidity giving it lip-smacking crispness. Pair it with grilled lamb kebabs. (Vintages panel, Oct. 2017) Price $ 19.95
Bottle Size 750 mL
Tasting Date vintages release - July 7, 2018
Cases bought 407 (6 bottles per case)

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