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2006 Domaine Houchart Rose "Cotes de Provence"

Rose

Winery: Domaine Houchart

Vintage: 2006

Wine Name/Vineyard: "Cotes de Provence"

Wine Category: Rose

Grape blend: 35% Grenache, 25% Syrah, 20% Cinsault, 10% Cabernet, 5% Mourvèdre, & 5% others

Bottle size: 750 ml

Region: Provence

State or country: France

Price: $10

Cases produced: 5,000

KWG Score: 88 (based on 3 reviews)

Ken's Wine Rating: Very Good+ (93.99-90)

Review date: May 28, 2007

Wine Review: I was told that this wine was the most popular Rosé wine sold by the wine shop that I purchased it at. After trying it, I can see why. This pink wine opens with a nice refreshing light berry bouquet. On the palate, the wine has terrific strawberry like fruit flavors. This medium bodied Rosé wine was nicely balanced, very easy to drink, and a touch tart. The finish was dry and nicely prolonged. I really liked this wine. Enjoy - Ken

Winemaker Notes: Exhibits fruity and floral notes, good structure in the mouth that permits a nice combination with food. Freshness and good acidity for this dry rose.

Buy it: Use 1000 Corks to find stores that sell Rose.

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