Wind Rose Cellars 2015 Rosato, Yakima Valley, $15

By on June 26, 2016

wind-rose-cellars-rosato-2015-bottleBest Buy! Graduates of the Yakima Valley Community College wine program include Olympic Peninsula vintner David Volmut, and his Italian-themed rosé focuses on fruit from Lonesome Spring Ranch. The sensible blend of Dolcetto (59%) and Sangiovese offers an alluring strawberry/rhubarb color with aromas to match, including Rainier cherry, nectarine and a rub of dried herbs. The fluid is refreshing with delicate red fruit flavors akin to raspberry, Rainier cherry and cranberry. It is finished dry, allowing for hints of almond and fresh mint that will play well with grilled salmon. These wines are available at the Sequim tasting room and various wine shops on the Olympic Peninsula.

Rating: Excellent

Production: 120 cases

Alcohol: 12%

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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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