Lookout Point Winery 2014 Rosé of Pinot Gris, Rattlesnake Hills, $18

By on September 30, 2016

lookout-point-winery-rosé-of-pinot-gris-2014-labelYakima-area winemaker George Petzinger reaches into Two Coyote Vineyard in order to produce a rosé made using pink skin from this white Italian variety. The color extraction and eight months fermented in neutral barrels helps develop a dark salmon color with aromas of strawberry jam, peach taffy and fruit punch. The juicy flavor trail gathers up Montmorency cherry, pink strawberry and rhubarb compote, leading to a finish of pleasing acidity and lemon peel. Suggested fare includes salads and appetizers, and the wines are available at the Essencia Artisan Bakery in downtown Yakima.

Rating: Recommended

Production: 94 cases

Alcohol: 13.2%

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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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