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Blakeslee Vineyard Estate

Blakeslee Vineyard Estate
2015 Rosé of Pinot Noir, Chehalem Mountains

Pair this wine with:
Cheese Fish Pasta Pork Vegetables

Category: Rose

Date Tasted:
Country: USA
Alcohol: 14.3%
91 Points
Gold Medal
Exceptional
$32

Blakeslee Vineyard Estate
2015 Rosé of Pinot Noir, Chehalem Mountains

Pair this wine with:
Cheese Fish Pasta Pork Vegetables

Category: Rose

Date Tasted:
Country: USA
Alcohol: 14.3%
Light coral orange color. Aromas and flavors of cherries and strawberries, hint of beeswax, and white chocolate toffee with a silky, vibrant, dry-yet-fruity medium body and a smooth, appealing, medium-length finish that shows notes of nut skin and minerals with no oak flavor. An elegant and appetizing rosé.

Tasting Info

Wine Glass Style: Fruity, Juicy & Smooth, Savory & Non-Oaky
Aroma Aroma: cherries and strawberries, hint of beeswax, and white chocolate toffee
Taste Flavor: Same as aromas with notes of nut skin and minerals
Sweetness Sweetness: Dry-yet-Fruity
Enjoy Enjoy: Now-3 years on its own and with food
Recipes Pairing: Grilled Pork Tenderloin, Pumpkin Ravioli, Grilled Salmon
Bottom Line Bottom Line: An elegant and appetizing rosé.

The Producer

Blakeslee Vineyard Estate, Inc.

The Producer
20875 SW Chapman Rd
Sherwood, OR 97140
USA
1 503- 625-6902

Rose

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Serve in a Rosé Wine Glass
Rosé refers to a wine made when red grapes are given slight skin contact to produce a blush, light copper, salmon or pink color. Rosés range from bone-dry to medium- sweet and are made in most major wine producing countries. Among the most famous examples are Tavel from France’s Rhone Valley, numerous offerings from Provence in southern France as well as several excellent versions from Puglia in southern Italy.

Often thought of as a summer wine – in this case, a substitute for red wine when the weather is hot – they can be enjoyed year round. The drier versions, of course, are meat for food pairings; recommended matches include chicken salad, vegetables and seafood such as tuna or salmon (especially with a rich rosé made from Cabernet Sauvignon or Pinot Noir).