48 Ratings
Bonny Doon Vineyard Vin Gris de Cigare Rose

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There is a tender spot in my heart for pink wine. (This is spoken by a man who is very secure with respect to his gender issues.) As a genus, pink wine is seldom taken seriously and yet vin en rose is capable of offering among the most blissful moments that a mere alcoholic beverage can provide. Producing a great pink wine is generally a thankless task, it must be said. When it works, people are pleased but generally remain mute. When it is less than brilliant, punters rosaphobic prejudices are s...

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  • Planet Grape
    (2013 Vintage) Pale, delicate, silky and bone dry with notes of raspberry, dried peach, browning pork and cured meats.
  • International Wine Cellar
    (2009 Vintage) Pale salmon-skin color. High-pitched aromas of orange peel, pink grapefruit and herbs, with a subtle floral quality adding complexity. Dry, nervy red berry and citrus flavors are underscored by a dusty, stony quality and show a refreshingly bitter edge. Quite grown-up in style, finishing with good spine and cut. I'd have guessed this was from Provence
  • Wine Spectator
    (2009 Vintage) Crisp and lively, exhibiting a delicate pink hue and juicy flavors of watermelon and strawberry, with hints of spice and mineral. Grenache, Grenache Blanc, Roussanne and Cinsault. Drink now. 3,000 cases made.- Tim Fish