Full Review

Williamsburg Winery

Williamsburg Winery
2016 Dry Rosé, Virginia

Pair this wine with:
Fish Pork Turkey

Category: Rose

Date Tasted:
Country: USA
Alcohol: 12% RS: .45%
Bronze Medal
Recommended
$16

Williamsburg Winery
2016 Dry Rosé, Virginia

Pair this wine with:
Fish Pork Turkey

Category: Rose

Date Tasted:
Country: USA
Alcohol: 12% RS: .45%
Medium color. Aromas of strawberry, white pepper, cumin, and pomegranate with an soft, dry medium body and an unusual, brisk , and Fernet Branca finish. An herbaceous, spirit-like wine to be enjoyed as aperitif.

Tasting Info

Wine Glass Style: Savory
Aroma Aroma: strawberry, white pepper, cumin, and pomegranate
Taste Flavor: , and Fernet Branca
Sweetness Sweetness: Dry
Enjoy Enjoy: Now on its own
Recipes Pairing: Baked Ham, Turkey, Grilled Salmon
Bottom Line Bottom Line: An herbaceous, spirit-like wine to be enjoyed as aperitif.

The Producer

The Williamsburg Winery

The Producer
5800 Wessex Hundred
Williamsburg, VA 23185
USA
1 757-258-0899

Rose

Wine Glass Rose.jpg
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).