Coyote Canyon Winery 2011 Life is Rosé, Horse Heaven Hills, $18

By on February 16, 2013

Washington wineOwner/grower/winemaker Mike Andrews crafted this stunning rosé from Barbera, a high-acid Italian variety he grows at his estate vineyard a few miles north of the Columbia River. This opens with intriguing aromas of sandalwood, spice, strawberry, apple and light berry. On the palate, it reveals flavors of watermelon, blood orange, Lemonhead candy and clove. This is a perfect wine for barbecued ribs or chicken.

Rating: Outstanding!

Production: 364 cases

Alcohol: 13.9%

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Articles authored by Great Northwest Wine are co-authored by Eric Degerman and Andy Perdue. In most cases, these are wine reviews that are judged blind by the Great Northwest Wine tasting panel.

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