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Featherstone Rosé 2016 Wine Review

Featherstone Rosé 2016

Featherstone Rosé 2016

Twenty Mile Bench, Niagara Escarpment, Ontario V.Q.A., Canada

Community Score:89/100

Community Reviews: 2

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Price: $15.95

Drink: 2017-2019

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 13.2%

Sweetness: Medium Dry

Wine Type: Rosés

Winery: Featherstone

Agent: Featherstone Winery

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Aromas of rhubarb-strawberry compote, tinge of sweet raspberry, mostly lovely mouth-watering juiciness. Lovely ballet slipper pink. Finishes crisp and clean. Spritely, refreshing and light with wild field berry aromas. MINE: Natalie MacLean rated this wine as 88/100. MINE: This lovely Niagara rosé is a blend of Merlot, Gamay and Cabernet Franc grapes. The wine is a brilliant cranberry colour with a nose of roses, fresh red berry fruit, earthy violets and white pepper. Just a great drink-now (and lots) wine. OTHER: Jennifer Havers - WSET Level 3 rated this wine as 90/100. OTHER: Kimberly Inksater - Sommelier rated this wine as 89/100 with the following review: A brilliant cranberry colour, this wine is more aromatic than most roses: strawberry jam, juicy cherries, violets, and a dash of spice and white pepper. Delicious fresh berry flavours, dry and crisp. In the top 3 of my summer rose tastings, this wine is food friendly. Try it with arugula, goat cheese and berry salad or a plate of mild and creamy cheeses. A great choice to begin a summer dinner party. OTHER: Andrew Bernardo rated this wine as 89/100 with the following review: Lovely primary fruit aromas and flavours of cranberry, red cherry and red currant, along with undertones of rhubarb stock, pepper, red flowers, and a hint of dried strawberry. 89 Points. (www.ottawawinejournal.com). OTHER: Wineboy rated this wine as 89/100 with the following review: A lovely rose showing a more full flavoured style with a fully dry backbone. I agree with the salad food pairing as long as there is no element to the salad which would add sweetness. OTHER: Matt Steeves - Certified Sommelier rated this wine as 88/100 with the following review:Featherstone's 2013 Rosé won an impressive double gold medal at the 2014 Ontario Wine Awards. Year after year this value priced wine delivers on quality and taste, in a dry and palate cleansing style, making it a great wine for any occasion. Dry with juicy fruit, it’s super versatile, making it great on its own, and complements charcuterie platters, grilled fish, or sweet and tangy BBQ dishes. Tasted August 2016. 88+ points. Matt Steeves - www.quercusvino.ca. OTHER: Paul Cebo rated this wine as 87/100. OTHER: Featherstone's Rosé has won impressive awards in the past, including double gold medal at the 2014 Ontario Wine Awards. Year after year this sub $15 wine offers a very consumer friendly style that many reach to as their go-to patio-wine. The 2016 shows strawberry, candied watermelon, and baked cherry on the nose. Creamy and refreshing, with cherry and cran-apple persisting on the finish. Enjoy in the sun on a patio, and pair with grilled Cajun shrimp skewers. Score - 88 (Matt Steeves, quercusvino.ca, May 3, 2017). - Community Wine Reviews



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