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Unsworth Vineyards Rose 2017 Wine Review

Unsworth Vineyards Rose 2017

Unsworth Vineyards Rose 2017

Mill Bay, Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada

Community Score:93/100

Community Reviews: 2

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Price: $20.00

Drink: 2018-2020

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 13%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: Rosés


Winery: Unsworth Vineyards

Natalie's Score: 93/100

A stunningly beautiful BC rose that's as elegant as those from Provence, France, but more flavourful and interesting. Aromas of wild strawberries and spice. Medium-bodied with racy acidity for seafood, shellfish and conversation.

This Unsworth Vineyards Rose 2017 was reviewed on June 23, 2018 by Natalie MacLean

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Pricing & Stock Information

  • BCLDB
  • 996439
  • $18.02 
  • 12 bottles

Reviews and Ratings

Deborah Podurgiel rated this wine as 93/100 with the following review:

Wow factor 8! This is an incredible Vancouver Island rosé from the Cowichan Valley in British Columbia. Don’t miss out on this dry (3.2 g/l residual sugar), medium-bodied, Provence-style 100% Pinot Noir rosé with vibrant red berry, wild strawberries, dried herb flavours, creamy and elegant on the palate with a zingy, clean mineral finish. The Pinot Noir wine grapes for this rosé were brought up on clay soils over a well-drained gravel base. Only six hours contact with the PN skins, this rosé is a light coral-pink in the glass. The wine was stainless-steel tank fermented with extended lees ageing and full malolactic conversion. Beautifully balanced and very moreish, it is wonderful chilled on its own but shines with food. We paired it with a grilled asparagus, sweet onion and smoked salmon galette, as well as an herbed goat cheese, arugula flatbread dotted with sliced black olives.

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