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2017 Calera Rose "Vin Gris of Pinot Noir"

Calera 2017 Vin Gris of Pinot Noir

Winery: Calera

Vintage: 2017

Wine Name/Vineyard: "Vin Gris of Pinot Noir"

Wine Category: Rose

Grape blend: 100% Pinot Noir

Bottle size: 750 ml

Region: Central Coast

State or country: CA

Price: $22

Cases produced: unknown

KWG Score: 89.6 (based on 3 reviews)

Ken's Wine Rating: Very Good (89)

Review date: April 26, 2019

Wine Review: This Vin Gris from Calera opens with a funky clementine and watermelon bouquet. On the palate, this wine is light bodied, slightly acidic and zesty. The flavor profile is a mild mineral influenced strawberry and clementine blend with hints of white pepper and touch of lime. The finish is dry and refreshing. I would enjoy this on a hot summer day served slightly chilled with swordfish skewers. Enjoy – Ken

Winemaker Notes: This is a delightful, European-style dry Rosé, made of 100% Pinot Noir. The wine is light colored, fruity, crisp and flavorful. It displays inviting aromas of zesty grapefruit and white peach. Its bright, racy fruit flavors continue on the palate, where they mingle with notes of wild strawberry and citrus, all of which lead to a crisp, refreshing finish.

Organic status: not organic

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