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Cline Mourvèdre Rosé 2008 Review & Tasting Notes Hot

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Wine Flavors

The aromas of the Cline Rosé are dominated by tart strawberry and a hint of cream. The flavors of this Mourvèdre Rosé are primarily light fruit. It's medium-sweet with soft tannins, marked acidity, and an acceptable length.

Cline Mourvèdre Rosé 2008 Tasting Notes & Review

Color & Clarity
The Cline Mourvèdre Rosé 2008 has a salmony, copper-red color with a medium color depth and a clear center.

Nose
The aromas of the Cline Rosé are dominated by tart strawberry and a hint of cream.

Palate
The flavors of this Mourvèdre Rosé are primarily light fruit. It's medium-sweet with soft tannins, marked acidity, and an acceptable length.

Food Pairing

Pairing Cline Mourvèdre Rosé 2008 with Cheeses

  • Cheddar Cheese: The Cline Mourvèdre Rosé becomes tarter when paired with Cheddar cheese, which is OK but nothing special.
  • Aged Parmesan: When paired with aged Parmesan, the Rosé becomes softer and lighter, which is a pleasant combination.
  • Aged Romano: The Rosé becomes a little more fruity when paired with aged Romano, which is decent enough.
  • Chevre: Chevre makes the Cline Mourvèdre Rosé taste both a bit more acidic and a bit more tannic.

Pairing Cline Mourvèdre Rosé 2008 with Main Dishes

  • Summer Sausage: This 2008 Rosé becomes both more complex and fruitier when paired with summer sausage, making this a nice combination.
  • Beef Bratwurst: When paired with beef bratwurst, the Cline Mourvèdre Rosé becomes aromatic and more flavorful, which make this an even better combination.
  • Chicken with Artichoke & Garlic: This is a decent pairing, with the Rosé becoming a bit fruitier.
  • Shrimp Cocktail: Not much happens when shrimp cocktail is paired with this Cline Rosé.

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Cline Mourvèdre Rosé 2008

Editor reviews

 
Overall Quality 
 
4.0
Reviewed by Austin    November 03, 2011
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Cline Mourvèdre Rosé

Overall this is a pretty good wine. It works really well with strong cheeses and strong meats, so it would probably be good with cookouts, picnics, and lots of other occasions.

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