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92 • Lumos 2012 "Chiquita", Pinot Noir Rosé, Oregon $20. Best Buy. Salmon Safe Certified-Food Alliance Certified
Steely pink color. Aromas of yeasty dough, watermelon rind, and overripe berries with a silky, fruity-yet-dry light-to-medium with a crisp, citrus and sour cherry finish. A really nice and vibrantly racy rose that will be great with Asian tuna dishes. (tasted on Apr-01-2013)
90 • Wollersheim 2012 "Prairie Blush", Wisconsin $10. Best Buy.
Steely fuchsia color. Ripe cherry and strawberry aromas with a fruity-yet-dry light-to-medium body and a tangy, watermelon and clementine accented finish. Very tasty and nicely balanced fruit and acidity. (tasted on Apr-08-2013)
90 • Alba 2011 Chelsea Dry Rosé, Warren Hills $10.99. Best Buy.
Steely pink color. Vibrant aromas and flavors of balsamic and honey drizzled strawberries and cherries with a silky, fruity-yet-dry medium body and citrus, melon, and creamy accented finish. A delicious and stylish rose for sipping and the table. (tasted on Apr-01-2013)
88 • August Hill Winery NV "Heart & Soul" Rosé, Illinois $17.
Pretty steely pink color. Aromas and flavors of cranberry tart and strawberry with a crisp, dryish light body and a tart, mouthwatering, lemon and blood orange finish. Pair with mussels. (tasted on Apr-08-2013)
88 • Martin & Weyrich 2011 Pink Moscato Allegro, California $12. Best Buy.
Vinous nose of cherry spritzer, raspberries and a hint of earth. Rounded easy flavors and a touch of residual sugar softens the finish. A pleasant off-dry summer patio wine. (tasted on Apr-15-2013)
88 • Barefoot NV White Zinfandel, California $6.99. Best Buy.
Initial nose of stewed red fruits, tree bark and strawberry taffy. Rounded easy flavors follow with a nice underlying earthiness. (tasted on Apr-15-2013)
86 • Morais 2011 Rosé, Virginia $17.
Pale red color with an olive gray cast. Interesting aromas of pickled watermelon and dried cherries with a soft, dryish medium body and a spicy, herbal accented dried apple, and nut finish. A nice, dry savory rosé for the table; try with roasted pork. (tasted on Apr-01-2013)
85 • Morais 2012 Rosé, Virginia $17.
Vibrant crimson color. Aromas of strawberry cake and dried cherries with a soft, dryish medium body and a kiwi, nut, and grassy earth accented finish. A nice dry rose for the table. (tasted on Apr-01-2013)
85 • Jersey Blush NV Semi-Sweet Rosé Wine, New Jersey $10.99.
Funky wooly grapey notes lead. Flavors however are rounded, supple and balanced with a pleasant toasty dry finish. (tasted on Apr-15-2013)
83 • Skinnygirl 2011 Rosé Wine, California $14.99.
Light salmon robe with a light violet cast. Soft berry notes an a hint of lemons. Easy entry, clean rounded flavors but the lemony finish seems a bit manipulated and is a tad too bitter. (tasted on Apr-15-2013)
82 • Meier's NV Sweet Pink, American $8.99.|Find-a-Wine|
Steely pink nickel color. Aromas of old baking spices, grape popsicle sticks, and cherry sauce with a fruity sweet light-to-medium body and a tangy, terse balsa accented finish. (tasted on Apr-11-2013)