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2021 Calera Rose "Vin Gris of Pinot Noir"

Calera 2021 Vin Gris of Pinot Noir

Winery: Calera

Vintage: 2021

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: $26

Cases produced: unknown

KWG Score: 89 (based on 1 review)

Ken's Wine Rating: Very Good (89)

Review date: June 5, 2022

Wine Review: This coral-colored wine from Calera opens with a pleasant watermelon and rose petal bouquet with hints of strawberry and rhubarb. On the palate, this wine is light plus bodied with medium acidity. The mouthfeel is balanced and round. The flavor profile is a slightly sour cherry and watermelon blend with notes of steeped oolong tea. I also detected hints of oregano and a touch of Maraschino cherry in the background. The finish is dry and refreshing. Serve at the beach with chilled shrimp cocktail. Enjoy – Ken

Winemaker Notes: Made using grapes from a prized single vineyard in the Central Coast's Cienega Valley AVA, this Vin Gris of Pinot Noir displays tantalizing layers of grapefruit, guava, wild strawberry and rose petals. On the palate, bright acidity adds poise and purity to the vibrant citrus, berry and tropical flavors as they glide to a long, juicy finish.

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