Drink.  Learn.  Laugh.  Repeat.

Welcome Back!Sign in here:

Not Registered?Become one of our thirsty clan 305,250 strong:

Register Today!

Quails' Gate Estate Winery Rosé 2015 Wine Review

Quails' Gate Estate Winery Rosé 2015

Quails' Gate Estate Winery Rosé 2015

Okanagan Valley, British Columbia BC V.Q.A., Canada

Community Score:90/100

Community Reviews: 9

  Add My Review

Price: $17.95

Drink: 2015-2017

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 13%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: Rosés

Winery: Quails' Gate Estate Winery

Agent: Hobbs & Co.

Natalie's Score: 89/100

Lovely strawberry florals on the nose and palate of this dry, zesty BC rose. Perfect for cold cuts, charcuterie and creamy cheeses.

Rosé food pairings: lox and capers, grilled salmon steak, fresh fruit, veggies, pasta primavera.

Scrumptious Seafood Wine

This Quails' Gate Estate Winery Rosé 2015 was reviewed on July 9, 2016 by Natalie MacLean

More Vintages: 2020  2019  2017  2016  2014 

  Add New Vintage

Pricing & Stock Information

HWY 7 & WESTON16 Add
See More Edit
  • 170316
  • $13.47 
  • 632 bottles
8th & Cambie197 Add
Broadway & Maple141 Add
Courtenay31 Add
Fort Nelson26 Add
Mill Bay25 Add
See More Edit
  • AGLC
  • 170316

Reviews and Ratings

Josh rated this wine as 100/100 with the following review:

Crisp and smooth, great tasting high quality Rose with an affordable price tag. I like to sip on this wine while cooking or on a sunny patio!
Jane LeFresne rated this wine as 91/100 with the following review:

This BC rose is the perfect summer wine. It is packed with fruit aromas of strawberry, raspberry, peach, and lime. Hints of minerality also come through on the nose. Many of the aromas come through on the palate including strawberry, raspberry and peach. This zippy, fruit forward rose would be great paired with a strawberry feta cheese salad or lightly seasoned, grilled shrimp or great on its own.
Greg Hughes rated this wine as 91/100 with the following review:

This rose has a lot going on. Mostly Gamay Noir, Pinot Noir, and a dash of Pinot Gris. The varietals were vinified separately and blended for complexity.
The colour is a light bubblegum pink.
The aromas are diverse. Red pepper jelly, cherry candy, cara orange, lime zest, sour cherry, plum, and violets.
Rich, for a rose. Satisfying instead of really refreshing, in style. Appleskin, plum, pepper, cherry, lime and lemon, and more red pepper jelly.
A good wine for the hot weather and the price is right for such a high quality winery. Very interesting and tasty.
Marlo St James rated this wine as 90/100
Dean Engemoen rated this wine as 89/100 with the following review:

Made in the style of the Provence region of France. Lots of red fruit on the nose, with a touch of black pepper hiding in there if you give it a chance to show itself. Strawberry, raspberry and a bit of cranberry on the palate. My favorite Rosé from this producer to date.
Cherie Cole rated this wine as 89/100 with the following review:

Fresh and crisp with bright acidity. Aromas of strawberry, peach and nectarine with a hint of fresh herbs. An excellent choice to sip on a hot summer day.
Colin McKone - Sommelier rated this wine as 87/100 with the following review:

A BC rose with aromas of peach, strawberry, raspberry and lemon with flavours of tart raspberry & star berry with lemon following through and it is light bodied, crisp and mouthwatering. An ideal summer wine to be enjoyed on the patio and would pair nicely with a strawberry salad.
Jon Steeves - Sommelier rated this wine as 87/100 with the following review:

A delightful rose with vibrant fruit, refreshing crisp acidity and a slight hint of tannin. Medium finish with persistence of lime
Zest and cranberry. Aromatics of stone fruit, strawberry and citrus zest on the nose and palate. Enjoy this with citrus-infused summer salads, zesty fish dishes, your favourite gourmet tacos, picnics, patios, garden parties or on its own. A spring and summer crowd pleaser and offering great value. @jonsteeves rated 87/100 - tasted May 2016

If you liked the Quails' Gate Estate Winery Rosé 2015, you might also like these wines:




Join me in a free online video class to learn the secrets to perfect pairings.

Wine of the Week

As featured on  

CTV Wine of the Week!

Château Vincens Red Wine
Cahors, Southwest A.C. ...

Natalie MacLean

Natalie MacLean offers North America's most popular online wine and food pairing classes. She was named the World's Best Drinks Writer at the World Food Media Awards in Australia.

Natalie has published two books with Random House, both selected as one of Amazon's Best Books of the Year.

Join 305,250 thirsty wine lovers who get access to all of her wine reviews by becoming a member of her site. Take a free online pairing class with her here.



Know the wines you want before you even get to the store with my wine reviews. Join now. It's free.

Red, White & Drunk All Over

  Best Books of the Year

Red, White & Drunk all over by Natalie MacLean

Natalie MacLean writes about wine with a sensuous obsession... and often laugh-out-loud funny... Terrific.

Rex Pickett, Sideways

Ms. MacLean is the disarming Everywoman. She loves wine, loves drinking ... ultimately, it's a winning formula.

Eric Asimov, The New York Times


Access my reviews on mobile with the bar code scanner.


Unquenchable: A Tipsy Search

  Best Books of the Year

Unquenchable by Natalie MacLean

Natalie MacLean is a new force in the wine writing world ‐ a feisty North American answer to Hugh Johnson and Jancis Robinson. She can write beautifully about wine.

The Financial Times of London

There are very few people in the wine world who "get it" and Natalie is one of those who brings more fun to a buttoned-up and stodgy game.

Gary Vaynerchuck, Wine Library TV

Starting a Wine Cellar?

Expert advice for all budgets

Insider tips on starting a wine cellar
From wine racks to underground caves, insider tips on size and space, number of bottles, ideal conditions and reputable resources.   learn more  




Winner World's Best Drink Writer
WFour-Time Winner James Beard Foundation
Five-Time Winner Association of Food Journalists
Six-Time Winner Bert Greene Award
Best Wine Literature Book Gourmand World Cookbook Awards
Online Writer of the Year Louis Roederer International Wine Writing Award