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2016 Yorkville Cellars Rose "Rose de Franc"

Winery: Yorkville Cellars

Vintage: 2016

Wine Name/Vineyard: "Rose de Franc"

Wine Category: Rose

Grape blend: 100% Cabernet Franc

Region: Yorkville Highlands

State or country: CA

Price: $22

Cases produced: unknown

KWG Score: 90 (based on 1 review)

Ken's Wine Rating: Very Good+ (90)

Review date: May 2, 2017

Wine Review: This light pink colored Rose from Yorkville Cellars is very good. It opens with a fragrant tangerine and strawberry bouquet with a hint of wet stone. On the palate, this wine is medium bodied, pleasantly acidic and juicy. The flavor profile is a tasty clementine and lime blend with notes of minerality. I also detected hints of strawberry and white pepper. The finish is dry and its refreshing acidity lingers nicely after the wine is gone. I would pair this wine with shrimp cocktail. Enjoy – Ken

Winemaker Notes: Style: Dry, traditional western Loire Color: Salmon pink Aromas: Floral with a pleasant herbaceousness, and citrus Flavors: Watermelon, dried strawberries with slight vegetal notes This wine is dry and particularly refreshing, allowing it to cross all kinds of food barriers. Some ideas: BBQ chicken, wok-charred crisp vegetables, grilled fish with chutney or shrimp with sweet-spicy cocktail sauces.

Organic status: organic

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