Federal Wine & Spirits

29 State Street, Boston, MA 02109

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The Wines of This Week's Tasting:

Rosés... Some Things Favorite, Some Things New
June 14, 2017



2016 Castano Monastrell Rosado; Aroma: Fresh spicy clean bright juicy; Mouth: Juicy clean herbal underneath very fresh juicy fine acid line, real character true to the grape; Very Good 9.99; Mixed Case, 8.99; Case, 8.49

2016 Ch. Roquefort Cotes de Provence Corail; Organic; Color: coral with a light lavender note; Aroma: fresh  pretty, a subdued piquant spice, rose extract and flint; Mouth: Light lifted  very pretty & graceful fresh and lively, starfruit, goes down very easily, very drinkable, finishes lively and fresh; Very Good Plus 15.99; Mixed Case, 14.39; Case, 13.59

2016 Tenuta delle Terre Nere Etna Rosato: Bright pink. Vibrant and sophisticated aromas and flavors. Complexity in the finish. Very Good Plus 21; Mixed Case, 18.9; Case, 17.85

2016 Patton Valley Pinot Noir Rose; Aroma: firm heady dense; Mouth: Juicy clean nicely delicate strawberry, firm, fine acidity, long; Very Good Plus 21; Mixed Case, 18.9; Case, 17.85

2016 Proprieta Sperino Rosa del Rosa: Deep pink. Rose petals, dried herbs and deep cherry fruit with fresh crisp minerality Very Good Plus 17.99; Mixed Case, 16.19; Case, 15.29

2016 Castello di Ama Rosato: Cherry pink. Fruit rich strawberry and cherry with notes of olive blossoms and balsam. Fresh lingering acidityVery Good Plus 21.99; Mixed Case, 19.79; Case, 18.60


6-14 Rosé  Case: Special, two each of the above wines - $184

Instore only 6-14 Rosé  Pack: Special, one each of the above wines - $98


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