8 Northwest rosés ideal for Thanksgiving

By on November 14, 2017

Three Rivers Winery 2016 Rosé, Columbia Valley, $14

three rivers winery rose 2016 bottle - 8 Northwest rosés ideal for ThanksgivingBest Buy! Longtime Walla Walla winemaker Holly Turner blends three varieties that often excel when used to produce rosé — Syrah (55%), Sangionvese (28%) and Cabernet Franc. All three lots were in the door by Sept. 7, and she presents this pink with a light hue akin to a Provence. Its delicate nose of dusty peach, facial powder and fresh linen leads to  fruity flavors of strawberry and pink raspberry, backed by a finish of tangerine. It’s essentially bone-dry at dry 0.4% residual sugar. Enjoy with Tortellini in Brodo.

Rating: Excellent

Production: 1,541 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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