Don’t Judge Me Monday: Julia’s Dazzle 2016 Rosé
As I’ve mentioned, I’ve been on a quest to drink more Rosé this summer. We got this bottle awhile ago. The bottle is so pretty, though, that I’ve sort of been saving it. Well I decided it was time to pop this baby open! It’s a 2016 Rosé made from Pino Gris in West Richland, Washington.
This wine is a lovely light salmon color. It has lots of legs which makes sense since it has a higher alcohol by volume of 14.1%.
Melon is dominant fragrance of this wine with hints of rose.
This Rosé is much drier than most I’ve tried. It has a slight aftertaste of strawberries. Because of the extra dryness and higher alcohol content, I wouldn’t consider this a “porch pounder” and would drink it with food rather than on its own.
I think this wine would pair well with a buttery garlic shrimp or maybe a fettuccine alfredo. It’s so dry I wouldn’t pair it with anything sweet, but would lean towards rich seafood or chicken dishes.
This wine is about $20 in most places. While not super pricey, that is enough for me to think twice about how much I like a wine before buying it again . I’m not sure this would be high on my list of Rose’s to purchase again.