Jul 082012
2011 Peterson Bradford Mountain Vineyard Rose, Dry Creek Valley, CA, $21 (S) – Rating 90

A unique rosé blend of 40% Mourvèdre, 30% Zinfandel, 20% Cabernet Sauvignon, 5% Petite Sirah and 5% Petite Verdot with a nose of ripe strawberries and raspberries. Refreshingly rich  flavors of spicy cherry, ripe raspberry, strawberry, red berries, ripe watermelon, rhubarb with excellent food pairing acidity. As it opens, strawberry flavors became more apparent.

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