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Blue Mountain Brut Rosé R.D. Méthode Traditionelle
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16½/20

Blue Mountain Brut Rosé R.D. Méthode Traditionelle 2016

Okanagan Valley, British Columbia, CanadaThis year's RD Brut Rosé raises the pinot noir to 67%, accompanied by 33% chardonnay. The two were whole cluster pressed and fermented separately, then blended and added to bottle for 30 months' rest on lees. This was disgorged with 10 g/L in August 2019, and released in November 2020. The elevated pinot this year is evident in this red fruited fizz, with red berries, red apple leading the cushioned, doughy palate. While generous, the acidity is still bright, able to lead this fruity fizz to a gentle finish. 30 months on its lees. Just off-dry with a 10 g/L dosageTasted: 09 January 2021Tasted by: Prices: BC 39.90 winery direct AB 39.95 private wine shops Producer: Blue Mountain Vineyard & CellarsDistributors: Keystone Fine Wines
Rogers & Company
Blend: Pinot Noir - ChardonnayCSPC: 389890UPC: 626452701168