Stats:

Name – 2016 Angeline Rosé

Region – California

Sub Region – North Coast

Varietal Components – Pinot Noir

Pricing – $11.50 – $13.00

Acidity – 6.9 g/L

pH – 3.28

Alcohol Content – 12.5%

Residual Sugar –DRY

 

Appearance:

Bottle – Clear bottle, white label, with the exact color of the wine for font.

Wine – Light pink, translucent, slight greenish tint to rim.

 

Aroma/Nose:

Vibrant strawberries, watermelon, green apple, slight vegetal – possibly grass

 

Texture/Body:

Crisp and light on the palate.

 

Tasting/Palate:

Strong blast of fruit predominantly strawberries, watermelon and a slight green apple, which is a little tart. Acidity is defined. Later on some citrus notes such as a grapefruit come out on the palate.

 

Finish:

Nice floral mixed with mineral finish that is clean and refreshing.

 

Overall Experience:

The overall experience was refreshing. Nice summer flavors that make your palate lust for another sip. It is light and a perfect beach day wine.

 

Suggested Pairing:

Fish, Shellfish, Poultry, and Sweeter Desserts

 

Wine Publication Ratings:

Wilfred Wong – 88 pts.

Wine Enthusiast – 88 pts.

 

Winemakers Tasting Notes:

This mouthwatering Rosé will be certain to exceed expectations. With delicious aromas of watermelon, nectarine, and ruby red grapefruit, complemented by floral notes of lilies and orange blossoms, we challenge you not to be delighted. A fruity, sweet front palate of candied strawberries, leads into a crisp, citrus mid, and closes beautifully with a clean, concise acidity on the end. This is destined to be a versatile crowd pleaser.

About Angeline Vineyards: https://angelinewinery.com