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Bon Courage Jacques Bruére Cuvée Rosé 2011

Bon Courage Jacques Bruére Cuvée Rosé 2011
Bon Courage Jacques Bruére Cuvée Rosé 2011

Robertson W.O., South Africa

Community Score: 4.5/5
Community Reviews: 2
Price: $24.95
Sweetness: Dry
Alcohol: 11.5%

Drink: 2019-2022

Bottle size: 750 ml
Winery: Bon Courage

Greg Hughes rated this wine as 89/100 with the following review:

100% Pinot Noir from Robertson, in South africa, fermented in the traditional method. It has a surprising amount of age to it, yet it remains alive. It is quite well made, though more autolytic (yeasty) than more balanced examples. That is obviously going to appeal to a lot of people, however.
A pretty bubblegum pink, with orange reflections that give it some lovely complexity.
Good, persistant bulbbles that are moussey and rich from the time it took to make this wine.
The aromatics are quite autolytic, but you get greate leanness and purity (classic fruitiness that you get when the sparkling is Pinot heavy). Lots of red grapefruit, raw dough, strawberry, maraschino cherry, and some minerality is evident.
The flavours are pretty fine. Good acodoty amd freshness. Lots of berry and cherry. There is a citrusy zing too. Full flavoured bubbly to be sure.
It is hard to refuse good sparkling no matter the pairing option, but ideal for this might be a smothered lobster roll.
Try not to keep it too much longer, but if you stock up on this, it should keep for at least 3-5 years.


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