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Quails' Gate Estate Winery Rose 2012 Wine Review

Quails' Gate Estate Winery Rose 2012

Quails' Gate Estate Winery Rose 2012

Okanagan Valley, BC VQA, Canada

Community Score: 4.4/5

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Price: $15.99

Drink: 2012-2014

Bottle size: 750 ml



 

Alcohol: 12.5%

Sweetness: Dry

Wine Type: Rosés


Winery: Quails' Gate Estate Winery

Agent: Appellation Wines

Product: 170316

Natalie's Score: 88/100

Fresh field strawberries with a tart crispness. Medium-bodied, lovely and ephemeral. Great aperitif for the patio or deck.

Rose food pairings: fresh garden salads, seafood.

This was reviewed March 7, 2013 by

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The 2012 Rosé is made entirely with Gamay Noir grapes grown at Three Wolves Vineyard on the Mount Boucherie Bench. Harvested in mid October, the grapes were crushed into stainless tanks and soaked for 24 hours on skins allowing the clear juice to draw flavour and colour before pressing and setting. After racking, the juice was warmed and inoculated with vigorous yeast strains and fermented cold to enhance the unique varietal characteristics. This wine is meant to be consumed early while the flavours are crisp and vibrant. Source: Winery
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