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2009 Navarro Vineyards Rose "Rose of Pinot Noir"

Navarro 2009 Rose of Pinot Noir

Winery: Navarro Vineyards

Vintage: 2009

Wine Name/Vineyard: "Rose of Pinot Noir"

Wine Category: Rose

Grape blend: 100% Pinot Noir

Bottle size: 750 ml

Region: Anderson Valley

State or country: CA

Price: $17

Cases produced: 310

KWG Score: 90 (based on 1 review)

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

Review date: May 1, 2010

Wine Review: This my friends, is a really good Dry Rose! With summer just around the corner, I strongly suggest you stock up. This offering from Navarro was a hit with the small group of tasters that tried it. It is light salmon colored and opens with a very fragrant red raspberry and pear like bouquet. On the palate, this wine is medium bodied, nicely balanced, and shows harmonious acidity. The flavor profile is a very tasty strawberry with gently infused acidity and raspberry notes. The finish is dry and very refreshing. This lip smacking Rose is one of the best Rose’s I have tried in recent times. I would pair it with fresh salmon. Enjoy - Ken

Winemaker Notes: The vines that produced this wine were planted in 1990. Its flavor profile is red cherry, strawberry with a mouth-filling peachy creaminess and enough intensity to accompany lamb or duck. It will sell out faster than you can twist a corkscrew. (It is now sold out)

Organic status: not organic

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