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|VIVANT ROS╔ 2016 VQA Beamsville Bench, Niagara Escarpment
|Vintage Assessments Tasting Note
|Vibrant extremely pale day-glo pink colour. Spicy, slightly honeyed, shy, plummy nose with some slight sulphury notes. Fairly dry, quite well structured, spicy, faintly honeyed, tangy, plum-apple puree flavours with a crisp unoaked finish. TONY ASPLER / 88.5-points / BUY - Minerally, watermelon nose, light and elegant; light-bodied, dry, fresh and lively on the palate. Easy drinking. Has 12.5% alcohol and 2 g/L residual sugar with a screwcap closure.
||RosÚ Table Wine
Dry, Tangy, Spicy Ripe Apple
||Recommended by Vintage Assessments!
|TASTING NOTE: The sunshine and warmth of the 2016 vintage shines through in this very fine second edition of the Vivant rosÚ by Malivoire, styled after the southern French, Provenšal style. It's still tight and a little sulphury on the nose - just bottled - but that should be resolved in the next couple of months, ready to enjoy in early summer. The palate has very good verve and liveliness in a dry style, firm and crisp, with delicate red berry fruit and very good length. Very tidy. Score - 90 (John Szabo, MS, winealign.com, Feb. 25, 2017)
||vintages release - June 10, 2017
||223 (12 bottles per case)
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Score: - Poor * Basic
** Very Good