13th Street Pink Palette Rosé 2011, VQA Niagara Peninsula

Rose Rose
Ontario, Canada

$15.95 (275834)

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May 26, 2012

Critic Reviews (2)

John Szabo, MS
John Szabo, MS

Quite reductive, herbal, slightly rubbery rosé here, with notable residual sugar and sweet red berry-herbal flavours....

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David Lawrason
David Lawrason

This a very vibrant pink-ruby colour. The nose is awkward with loads of sour cherry jam and pomegranate fruit, plus...

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Community Reviews (1)

Edward Rasiulis
Edward Rasiulis

Cost: $14.95
Grape Variety: Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Pinot Noir, Riesling
Category: Rosé Wine
Appellation: VINTAGES
Country: Canada
Region: Niagara Peninsula
Format: 750 mL
Producer: Thirteenth Street Wine Corp.
Alcohol: 12.5 %
Description: A beautiful rich pomegranate colour with a medium+ intensity on the nose.

Positives: Probably the best rosé I have tasted from Canada. Features strawberry, pomegranate, watermelon, cranberry, Bing & sour cherry. Medium body with good acidity & medium+ length.

Negatives: None.

Interesting Point: I used the Viognier glass which brought out the best in this wine.

Drink now on its own or pair it with pork chops with a sweet & spicy rub.

Tasted: 7 Jun 12

Best Buy

Score: 9/10, Value: 9+/10, Total: 18+/20

Out of 5 stars, I rated this wine: 4

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