It's sunny and just over 30°F today, so fire in the chimnea time! First flames of 2019.
Nose is more steely then prior bottles with Cherry-Lime-Strawberry today.
Palate is more mineral biased today as well, perhaps the ambient temperature is restrained or changing it slightly, Strawberry-Lime is still dominant.
A good bottle, still a few left in the cellar, looking forward to the 2018 version. I still hold that 2017 was good, but not as good as 2016. We have one bottle of 2016 left and I'll do a three vintage comparison sometime in May when the new vintages generally land on the East Coast.
I still advise everyone, this is probably the best QPR in rosé, period. — 12 days ago
Light. Berry vs mineral. Tart. Refreshing. — 7 months ago
Lime-y, zest-y, refreshing and delicious!! — 12 days ago
My favorite Basque rose. Fizzy, great minerality, and abundant Strawberry. Perfect with sushi. Can't wait for the this year's release! — a month ago
Bright, lively acidity with well-balanced oak influence. Minerality, wet slate, salinity hits first. Underripe Apple, lemon zest, grapefruit, gravel. Toasted vanilla bean. Incredible with oysters. — 6 months ago