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Meinklang Prosa Frizzante Pinot Noir Rosè 2014


Recommendation: Split decision; read our tasting comments and you decide.

Winery/Producer: Michlits W. GmbH, Austria.

Grape Variety: Pinot Noir.

Geographic Region, Appellation: Bergenland, Austria.

Vintage: 2014

Price: $14,40 with a 10% mixed case discount.

Purchased From: The Caviste Wine Shop; Winston-Salem, North Carolina.

Paired With: Steamed Artichokes cooked with a little oil and Old Bay Seasoning.

Tasting:

    He said: Chilled before opening. A mix of watermelon and salmon color. Slight dusty aroma. VERY refreshing delicate strawberry taste with a slight effervescence that carries through the finish with an interesting mix of lively acidity and sugar. WOW, a Rosè that is almost like a semi-sweet Champagne. The effervescence makes it sooooo refreshing, it’s a tad fruity sweet, smooth as silk and very easy drinking. Probably not the best wine to pair with artichokes, but it was very good alone. Nice, light and refreshing summer time Rosè.

    She said: With light aroma or flavor on the palate it was disappointing, but the effervescence makes it very refreshing. With or without the artichoke the wine was to much like soda pop for my taste.

    Comments:

Alcohol: 10.5%

Bar code: 7 8723 315521

Imported by: Bordeaux Fine and Rare; Releigh, North Carolina.