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2015 Sidebar Rose "Russian River Valley"

Winery: Sidebar

Vintage: 2015

Wine Name/Vineyard: "Russian River Valley"

Wine Category: Rose

Grape blend: 100% Syrah

Region: Russian River Valley

State or country: CA

Price: $21

Cases produced: unknown

KWG Score: 89 (based on 1 review)

Ken's Wine Rating: Very Good (89)

Review date: June 3, 2016

Wine Review: This salmon colored Rose made from Syrah is very nice. It opens with a strawberry like bouquet with a hint of match tip. On the palate, this wine is medium bodied, slightly acidic and easy to drink. The flavor profile is a mild mineral infused light clementine with hints of white pepper and strawberry. The finish is dry and pleasant. This is a perfect summer quaffer for the beach. Serve it slightly chilled with Kerrygold Dubliner cheese and stone wheat crackers. Enjoy – Ken.

Winemaker Notes: Bone-dry, crisp, and refreshing; pairs with a wide variety of foods and flavors. "This dry rose is drawn from an old-vine Syrah vineyard in the heart of the Russian River Valley and is best enjoyed in its youth." – David Ramey

Organic status: not organic

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