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2019 Dominique Portet Fontaine Rose

Yarra Valley, Victoria, AUSTRALIA
$22. 99 Bottle
$275.88 Dozen
Cellar: Drink now (2020)
ABV: 13%
Closure: Stelvin
Made from a blend of 50% Merlot, 35% Shiraz and 15% Cabernet Sauvignon. Translucent salmon colour with a watery hue. Fragrant peach, citrus and blood orange scents are trailed by stony mineral notes. Delicious peach and tangy orange fruits have a supple feel and show excellent intensity over a wet stone back drop. Dry spicy finish with brisk acidity and a long aftertaste.
Drink now.
Alc. 13%

Other Reviews….
50% Merlot, 35% Shiraz and 15% Cabernet Sauvignon. Winemaker Ben Portet claims 2019 is a memorable year for Rosé. Pale, perfumed, peachy, fresh red berries and the like. It’s subdued, offers a little grip and flint, some more savoury flavours in the mix, alongside a mild creamy softness. Finish is bright and long. Excellent. So nicely done. Pitch perfect Portet. Drink 2019-2022.
94 points
Gary Walsh – The Wine Front