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Lucky Dogg

Lucky Dogg
2017 Verna’s Vineyard Rosé, Pinot Noir, Santa Barbara County

Pair this wine with:
Fish Pork Turkey

Category: Rose

Date Tasted:
Country: USA
Alcohol: 12.5%
90 Points
Gold Medal
Exceptional
$27

Lucky Dogg
2017 Verna’s Vineyard Rosé, Pinot Noir, Santa Barbara County

Pair this wine with:
Fish Pork Turkey

Category: Rose

Date Tasted:
Country: USA
Alcohol: 12.5%
Steely pink coral color. Aromas of wild strawberry, rainier cherry, turmeric, and hint of earthy mushrooms with a satiny, vibrant, dry-yet-fruity light-to-medium body and an even, involved, long summer peach, lime, and hint of allspice finish with fine, fruit tannins and no oak flavor. A dry but fruit-forward rose with heaps of Pinot Noir varietal character; lengthy, concentrated, and super stylish.

Tasting Info

Wine Glass Style: Fruity, Crisp & Lively & Juicy & Smooth
Aroma Aroma: wild strawberry, rainier cherry, turmeric, and hint of earthy mushrooms
Taste Flavor: summer peach, lime, and hint of allspice
Sweetness Sweetness: Dry-yet-Fruity
Enjoy Enjoy: Now on its own and with food
Recipes Pairing: Baked Ham, Turkey, Grilled Salmon
Bottom Line Bottom Line: A dry but fruit-forward rose with heaps of Pinot Noir varietal character; lengthy, concentrated, and super stylish.

The Producer

Lucky Dogg Winery

The Producer
1607 Mission Drive, Ste 102
Solvang, CA 93463
USA
1 805-691-9774

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).