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