Sunday 18 May 2008

Coopers Creek Hawkes Bay Rose 2007

It was a beautiful sunny day today, so we decided to invite some friends over for afternoon tea on the deck. To accompany our afternoon tea we opened up a Coopers Creek Hawkes Bay Rose 2007. According to the bottle this is 50:50 Merlot/Malbec.

I wasn't overly fussed with it, but did help out in finishing off the bottle (in fact I probably drank over half).

So in terms of this wine:

  • Colour: Lovely light guava pink
  • Nose: Very light strawberry
  • Palatte: Light strawberry with a reasonable balance and a bit of acidity
  • Overall: I thought it was just ok and nothing special that I wouldn't rush out to buy again. Then again I'm not a big Rose fan. Jane on the other hand (along with our guests) really liked it and would definitely buy again.

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