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Date Printed: 8/29/2014
Tablas Creek Tablas Estate Rose 2010
Tablas Creek Tablas Estate Rose 2010
(search item no. 110017)
green wine
screw cap wine

Wine Spectator rating: 89 points
PRICE ON 8/29/2014: $28.99

ratings pedigree (past vintages):
2011 Wine Spectator rating: 90 points
2011 International Wine Cellar rating: 90 points
2009 The Wine Advocate rating: 90 points
2008 International Wine Cellar rating: 90 points
2007 International Wine Cellar rating: 89 points
2006 Wine Enthusiast rating: 90 points
2006 International Wine Cellar rating: 90 points

Winemaker's Notes:

The 2010 Rosé is cranberry in color, with an explosive nose of red chile jam, watermelon, plum, mineral and spice. The mouth is bright with flavors of watermelon and tart cherry. The sweetness of the fruit is chased quickly by bright acids and a long, deep finish with echoes of lime and tangerine. Pair it with Mediterranean cuisine, Spanish tapas, preparations with garlic and olive oil... or just enjoy it outside on a sunny day.
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About Tablas Creek Vineyard:

The Perrins of Chateau de Beaucastel and Robert Haas, their importer since 1970, founded Tablas Creek Vineyard in 1990. They chose their 1600-foot elevation site in West Paso Robles' Las Tablas because of its chalky clay soils and its climate similar to the southern Rhone Valley. They imported selected French cuttings of Mourvedre, Grenache, Syrah and Counoise and multiplied, grafted and planted their own vines, which they farm organically. This blended wine, in the image of Chateauneuf-du-Pape, is 100% estate-grown and bottled.