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Riverbench 2012 Pinot Noir Rose

Top 10 Summer Wines 2013

Riverbench 2012 Pinot Noir Rose is fairly high in alcohol, at 14.2 percent

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Riverbench 2012 Pinot Noir Rosé
Santa Maria Valley, California

Nothing says summer quite like a rosé, especially one with a chic pink seal. Aiming for a Bandol-style wine, the 2012 Pinot Noir Rosé is pale in color, yet fairly high in alcohol, at 14.2 percent. It boasts bright flavors of strawberry, rose petal and mandarin orange leading to a crisp, clean finish.

Rating: 14/20
Price:
$18

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