Wine Gifts & Wine AccessoriesWine Books and DVDs

2008 Big House Rose "Pink"

Winery: Big House

Vintage: 2008

Wine Name/Vineyard: "Pink"

Wine Category: Rose

Grape blend: 42.5% Syrah, 16% Charbono, 12% Grenache, 8.5% Tannat, 7% Zinfandel, 4% Barbera, 3.5% Tempranillo, 3% Sangiovese, 2% Cinsault, 2% Sagrantino, & 1.5% Petite Verdot

Region: California

State or country: CA

Price: $10

Cases produced: 10,000

KWG Score: 86 (based on 2 reviews)

Ken's Wine Rating: Good (86)

Review date: August 7, 2009

Wine Review: This very affordable bright strawberry colored wine opens with a mild cherry bouquet. On the palate, this wine is medium bodied and balanced. The flavor profile is a mineral infused spicy strawberry. The finish is dry and subtle. This easy to drink wine is very refreshing. It would be a good option on a hot summer day. Pair it with pork chops. Cheers - Ken

Winemaker Notes: The 2008 Big House Pink bathes in its Mediterranean roots in 2008. This is a dry rose, the kind that is virtually ubiquitous in the South of France during the summer. It has a nice floral bouquet and is somewhat reminiscent of fresh strawberries, ripe red fruits, and even a touch of rhubarb. The mouth is rich and round enough to stand up to spicy rubs or even barbecued meats. It has a nice smooth finish, not overbearing but quenching. The Big House Rose will pair exquisitely with grilled meats and vegetables. It’s time to rethink the PINK! - Georgetta Dane, Winemaker

Organic status: not organic

Buy it: Use 1000 Corks to find stores that sell Big House 2008 Pink.

Bookmark and Share




Subscribers: Have you tried this wine? Rate it.

(Not a subscriber? Sign up.)

E-mail address:

Rate this wine:

  • Unbelievable (100-98) (Perfect or just about)
  • Excellent (97-94) (Wine just blows you away. Just makes you yearn for more.)
  • Very Good Plus (93-90) (Wine to impress someone, but not blow them away.)
  • Very Good (89-87) (Has character, is well balanced, & distinctive.)
  • Good (86-84) (Drinkable, ordinary, & non-distinctive)
  • Did Not Like (Not recommended &/or poor)
Your comments on this wine:





Clinking Glasses Before Tasting Wine: Originates from medieval times. Milk was often spoiled, water was often polluted. Wine was usually safe. The host would drink the wine first and then clink glasses with guests to show the wine was good and safe for drinking.

Source: What Do You Know About Wine Calendar - Richard Nidel

Aroma
View Definition & Glossary




Ken's Wine Guide
RSS Feed



Add to Google

Red Wine Reviews & Ratings | White Wine Reviews & Ratings | KensWineGuide.com Blog | Subscribe Here For E-Newsletters | Ken's Wine Reviews & Ratings
Advertising | Contact Us | Site Map | Disclaimer