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2018 Jim Barry Rose "Annabelle's Rose"

Jim Barry 2018 Annabelle's Rose

Winery: Jim Barry

Vintage: 2018

Wine Name/Vineyard: "Annabelle's Rose"

Wine Category: Rose

Grape blend: Mostly Grenache

Bottle size: 750 ml

Region: Australia

State or country: Australia

Price: $15

Cases produced: unknown

KWG Score: 90 (based on 1 review)

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

Review date: April 10, 2019

Wine Review: This light pink colored wine from down under is very nice. It opens with a Shirley Temple like bouquet with a hint of watermelon. On the palate, this wine is medium bodied and nicely balanced between its acidity, minerality and fruit. The flavor profile is a gentle minerality blended with mild tangerine and strawberry. There is also a hint of watermelon on the tail end. The finish is dry and nicely refreshing. This refined Rose is very food friendly and would pair nicely with a cherry chicken salad sandwich. Enjoy - Ken

Winemaker Notes: In the glass this wine shows a pale pink hue. The nose opens with lifted notes of fresh red summer fruits and rose florals. The palate displays a generous burst of raspberry flavor with lashings of florals and a touch of savory spice. A refreshing line of acidity complements the red berry flavors. The wine finishes with savory spice and a fine, chalky texture. A moreish Rose to be enjoyed now, but will reward cellaring for five years.

Organic status: not organic

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