2015 Elouan RosePinot Noir from United States
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"Elouan Rosé brings together fruit from three regions along Oregon’s Coast: Willamette, Umpqua, and Rogue Valleys, with the majority of the fruit coming from the warmest of the...
- 94 Wine Review Online
94 Wine Review Online
"The first rosé release under the Elouan label from former California wine maker Joseph Wagner, this wine blends the best what three of Oregon's top wine regions Umpqua, Willamette, and Rogue Valleysto offer a wine with bright acidity, suppleness, and rounded fruit. Aromas of raspberry and strawberry follow through on the palate with hints of lemon zest and dried stone fruit. A lovely accompaniment for antipasti on the terrace."
"Elouan Rosé brings together fruit from three regions along Oregon’s Coast: Willamette, Umpqua, and Rogue Valleys, with the majority of the fruit coming from the warmest of the three valleys: Rogue. The diversity of these cool climate areas combined with a long growing season creates wine with intensity of fruit flavor, structure, and a fresh vibrant acidity. This is a bespoke rosé where grapes were grown and harvested with the specific intention of making rosé; and not a saignée rosé, which can be a by-product of making red wine. This wine should be enjoyed very well chilled. It is finished with a screwcap to preserve the crisp, clean aromas and tastes, and is a great choice for outdoor occasions: picnics, lunch on the patio, or enjoyed on its own as an aperitif.
COLOR: A gorgeous pale pink color with a copper hue.AROMAS: Ripe raspberry and strawberry aromas with hints of citrus.PALATE: On entry, bright acidity enlivens the palate with firm red berry fruit flavors combined with tart, dried apricot and concentrated minerality. The mid-palate is rich and expansive with fresh acidity that carries flavors of freeze-dried berries and clementine rind through the long-lasting finish." -Winery
94 - Wine Review Online
|Taste||ripe cherry, plum, strawberry, raspberry and mushroom|
|Nose||barnyard, cherry, plum, game and tomato|