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The Wines of This Week's Tasting:

Rosés of Different Hues
July 13, 2022





2021 Penya Grenache-Syrah; Color: Light; Aroma: light clean, fresh and fine, fine, light pretty; Mouth: light clean, fresh, nicely herbal, juicy, fresh long; Very Good 12.99; Case, 10.99

2021 Copain Rose of Pinot Noir; Aroma: fresh, dusty, clean, firm, refined acid; Mouth: bright, clean, fresh, bright, with a mineral aftertaste; Very Good Plus 19.99;; Case, 16.99

2020 Paul Thomas Sancerre Rose Chavignol; Aroma: delicate, floral pinot; Mouth: softly spicy acid creamy, pretty sweet fruit. a light, crisp edge on the finish, appetizing; Very Good Plus 34; Case, 28.99

2021 Ste. Roseline Cotes de Provence Lampe de Meduse; Color: pale orange; Aroma: reserved, deeper pale heady; Mouth: vary intense and rich full and fat fine acidity, very powerful, delicate and rich at the same time; Very Good - Excellent 24.99; Case, 20.99

2021 Robert Foley Hawksbill Rose; Color: Very pale pink; Aroma: Fresh lilting clean acid, light touch of Meyer lemon; Mouth: Clean, dry solid center dry very nice breadth, fine aid, nice length; Very Good Plus 29.99; Case, 24.99

2020 Chateau de Pibarnon Bandol Rose; Aroma: lighter spicy, full, heady and firm, intriguing savory edge; Mouth: rich rather full, a touch fat, relieved by nice acidity, rather long; Very Good - Excellent 42; Case, 35.99


July Rose Case two bottles each of the above $279

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