Henry Estate Winery 2014 Veraison, Umpqua Valley, $15

By on November 21, 2015

henry-estate-winery-veraison-2014-bottleBest Buy! Internationally acclaimed viticulturist/winemaker Scott Henry III presents his rosé as an off-dry blush style that continues to be a fan favorite in the tasting room. Wide-ranging aromas of dusty rose, cherry, grilled strawberry, blood orange and sarsaparilla lead to bright flavors of ripe and soft strawberry with cherry hints. The residual sugar (3%) arrives early and stays late, yet the wine achieves balance with blood orange acidity. Dried strawberry notes in the finish gives it length and makes for a delicious pairing with a cheese plate, pork, chicken and turkey breast.

Rating: Excellent

Production: 1,120 cases

Alcohol: 11.8%

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