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Percentage Grape: 100% Gewurztraminer Soil: Soil is limestone, dry and filtering Growing Climate: East, 350 m Vini...Read more...
It's fine, but it came in second to a Ventana Rhone knockoff in blind tasting. I liked it better at first, but it's a little less layered than the... Read more
My personal favorite of the chardonnays I tasted tonight. Aromas of creme fraiche and pear. Flavors of pear, apple, sour cream,and grapefruit pith ... Read more
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It's fine, but it came in second to a Ventana Rhone knockoff in blind tasting. I liked it better at first, but it's a little less layered than the Ventana, and not a long finish. It didn't open up a lot after decanting and sitting, either, which is why the Ventana beat it out in the end. There's a lot of good stuff in the price range ($12) so I probably won't go out of my way if this is what it's like in supposedly the best year ever for the Rhone.
My personal favorite of the chardonnays I tasted tonight. Aromas of creme fraiche and pear. Flavors of pear, apple, sour cream,and grapefruit pith on the finish, which is of medium length. Very fresh and subtle, this is a wine for those who don't like the big California style. Excellent value.
Binny's - $12/bottle
Raspberry and cherry, mostly. Nice, not very complex, but I think a good value at under $12. Should be even better with a little more time.
Not a bad buy at 12 clams, but pretty simple in flavor profile. Nice to see some acid in this ripe year, but the body of this wine seems a bit thin to hold it.
Simple, but friendly - expect to meet all the berry basics of a nice Rhône. Great for drinking without food.
Very nice - smooth, fruit forward, just plain agreeable! Great value for $12.
External Reviews for Attilio Contini Rosé Blend Valle del Tirso IGT Nieddera Rosato
The late-released 2007 Quintessence (Pesquie's top cuvee) is a blend of 80% Syrah and 20% Grenache aged 12 months in oak (40% new), and bottled unfined and unfiltered. Its dense opaque ruby/purple color is followed by sweet aromas of blackberries, bl... Robert Parker's Wine Advocate. A Proprietary Blend wine from Rhone in France. 2007 Pesquie, Chateau Quintessence 750ml
Domaine Monplezy Plaisirs Interdits Rosé VDP Côtes de Thongue 2007: lagerfähig 2 Jahre ab JahrgangJahrgang: 2007Inhalt: 0,75 LRegion: LanguedocWeingut: Domaine MonplezyRebsorte: GrenacheCarignan Cinsault SyrahRestzucker: 2 g/LiterRestsäure: 6 g/LiterAlkoholgehalt: 12,5 % Rosé
Opaque at the core with a brilliant ruby rim. Aromas of freshly picked cherry, black raspberry, boysenberry jam and violet fill the nose. Silky texture on the palate, pepper and spice complement the array of black fruit flavors nicely. Ripe, but with... Alex Lallos. A Proprietary Blend wine from Rhone in France. 2007 Pesquie, Chateau Quintessence 750ml
Percentage Grape: 100% Gewurztraminer<br/><br/>Soil: Soil is limestone, dry and filtering<br/><br/>Growing Climate: East, 350 m<br/><br/>Vinification Length: aging in oak barrels for 10months<br/><br/>Vinification Method: in stainless steel tank<br/><br/>Vinification Temperature: at thermoragulated temperatur of 20°<br/><br/>Alcohol Percentage: 13 %
Dietary Information: Organic
|Sugar: 6.20 g/l grams per liter|
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