Stepping Stone Corallina Napa Valley Syrah Rosé – 2012 – 9.2 (92/100 Pts) – James Meléndez

9.2

 

Such a beautiful and nuanced Rose — gorgeous, highly polished notes of wild strawberry, fennel, pink rose petal, white tea, just roasted pine nut, and delicate essence of gardenia.

¡Salud!

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About James Melendez

I have two blogs on this descriptor page--I use to be able to make separate. My fragrance blog is to express my thoughts on fragrance. A passion in addition to wine. I think it is a stellar component to the senses and that which I am in love with. I hope you like both blogs. My "wine" blog also incorporates those categories intimately involved - wine, food, travel and lifestyle. We all need food and water to survive but we need wine to nourish our soul. My favourite varietals are Pinot Noir, Nebbiolo, Grenache, Syrah-Shiraz.. for my red wines. And I often circle back to these varieties and sometimes they are my home varieties. The journey of wine is an historical footnote also marked by viti-viniculture and artistry that makes this beverage a living one. I have worked professionally in the wine trade and have loved all aspects; marketing, history, science and art of wine. © 2014 James Meléndez / James the Wine Guy— All Rights Reserved – for my original Content, logo, brand name, rating, rating graphic and award and designs of James the Wine Guy. James the Wine Guy also on Facebook, Twitter and most major social medias.
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One Response to Stepping Stone Corallina Napa Valley Syrah Rosé – 2012 – 9.2 (92/100 Pts) – James Meléndez

  1. Good to see you reviewing a rose’. I absolutely love rose’. A couple of years ago I was visiting a local winery and the owner suggested I try one of their new wines. When he held up his rose’, I felt the dread come over me. What if I didn’t like it, what if I offended him. I just knew it was going to taste like a white zinfandel – BUT, it was tart strawberry with perfect tannins and made your mouth water. I have been on a rose’ quest ever since! I will look for the Stepping Stone!

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