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Maryhill 2011 Rosé of Sangiovese, Columbia Valley
     

Maryhill
2011 Rosé of Sangiovese, Columbia Valley

Pair this wine with:
Fish Pork Turkey

Category: Rose

Date Tasted: 9/12/2012
Country: USA
Alcohol: 12.9%
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90 Points
Gold Medal
Exceptional
$9.95
Best Buy
"2012 WVWC Best Rosé Wine under $10"
Scarlet pink color. Aromas and flavors of crusty strawberry pie with a silky, fruity-yet-dry medium body and a juicy, lemon-lime sorbet accented finish. Very tasty with a great balance of fruitiness and acidity.
Tasting Info
WINE Glass Style: Crisp & Lively
Aroma Aroma: crusty strawberry pie
Taste Flavor: juicy, lemon-lime sorbet
Sweetness Sweetness: Fruity-yet-Dry
Enjoy Enjoy: Enjoy on its own
Pairing Pairing: Baked Ham, Turkey, Grilled Salmon
Bottom Line Bottom Line: Very tasty with a great balance of fruitiness and acidity.
The Producer

Maryhill Winery

The Producer
9774 Hwy 14
Goldendale, WA 98620
USA
1 509-773-1976
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).

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