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Moncigale Minéral Bandol Rosé 2012 Wine Review

Moncigale Minéral Bandol Rosé 2012

Moncigale Minéral Bandol Rosé 2012

A.C., Provence, France

Community Score:87/100

Community Reviews: 3

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Price: $18.95

Drink: 2013-2014

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 13.5%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: Rosés

Winery: Moncigale

Agent: Eurovintage International Inc

Natalie's Score: 87/100

Lovely, light and subtle with whispered aromas of small field strawberries. Bone-dry and refreshing. Try with picnic fare and pate.

Rosé food pairings: grilled salmon.

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This Moncigale Minéral Bandol Rosé 2012 was reviewed on August 31, 2013 by Natalie MacLean

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Neil Phillips rated this wine as 87/100 with the following review:

Classic provencal rose. Light salmon colour, clear on the rim.

Strawberry features most prominently on the nose, but muted with herbs.

Taste of strawberry, but much more mineral and a touch of spice, medium-plus finish (more flinty than fruit). Hint of garrigue. Light in body, medium in acid.
This is what serious pink wine is all about. Bursting with mouth-watering tangerine and apricot fruit, with fields of lavender enticing the senses. Juicy and poised with an understated power. Lovely savoury accents on the finish. Source: Vintages Wine Panel, July 2013

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