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ROSÉ 2017 DOC Dão
Vintage Assessments Tasting Note Producer CABRIZ
Extremely light pale pink colour. Fresh, somewhat shy, light plum nose. Very dry, light bodied, tangy, spicy, plum-apple flavours with a crisp, unoaked finish. An OK quaffer made from Touriga Nacional and Alfrocheiro. It has 12.5% alcohol and 5 g/L residual sugar. The 2012 (*+) was released on May 25, 2013 at $12.95. CSPC 30445
Type Rosé Table Wine
Agent Nob Est
Country Portugal
Region
Rating *+(86.5 points)
Very Dry, Crisp, Light
LCBO Text Status
This is a blend of Touriga Nacional and Alfrocheiro, which is no surprise, as these two are the most important varieties in Dão's red blends. When used to craft rosé, they produce intense red cherry, strawberry and raspberry tones with a bright, juicy food-friendly acidity. This will be an ideal barbecue wine capable of pairing with grilled chicken, pork, ribs or salmon, as well as summer salads. Price $ 13.95
Bottle Size 750 mL
Tasting Date vintages release - July 7, 2018
Cases bought 539 (12 bottles per case)

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