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Rosewood Estates Winery & Meadery Origin La Fumee 2012 Wine Review

Rosewood Estates Winery & Meadery Origin La Fumee 2012

Rosewood Estates Winery & Meadery Origin La Fumee 2012

Niagara, Ontario VQA, Canada

Community Score:90/100

Community Reviews: 2

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Price: $26.00

Drink: 2013-2018

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 13%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: White Wine

Winery: Rosewood Estates Winery & Meadery

Agent: Rosewood Estates Winery

Reviews and Ratings

Matt Steeves - Certified Sommelier rated this wine as 90/100 with the following review:

Matt's 2013 review: In 2012 Rosewood produced their first vintage of Fume Blanc. Made from 85% Sauvignon Blanc and 15% Semillon, 50% is barrel aged for 6 months in large 500L old french oak, the balance in stainless steel. The result is a crisp wine with beautiful fruit expression. On the nose, passionfruit, pineapple, gooseberry, minerality, herbaceousness, with a touch of white pepper. Mouthwatering with expressive tropical fruit and crisp minerality, this is a terrific Fume Blanc and a fantastic effort from the team at Rosewood. 115 cases produced. Tasted November 28, 2013. 90+ points. Matt Steeves - www.quercusvino.ca

Tasted again, three years later, January 2017: 90+ points. On the nose: passionfruit, pineapple, gooseberry, yellow apple, minerality, with a touch of white pepper. Creamy and refreshing with expressive tropical fruit and slight butterscotch flavours. Time has rounded this out yet the wine remains refreshing. Still a great Fume Blanc and a fantastic effort from the team at Rosewood. Matt Steeves - www.quercusvino.ca

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