Kings Carey 2019 Spear Vineyard Rosé of Grenache (Sta. Rita Hills) Rating and Review | Wine Enthusiast
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Kings Carey 2019 Spear Vineyard Rosé of Grenache (Sta. Rita Hills)

Rating
91
Price
$24
Winery
Variety
Region
Wine Type
Alcohol
12%
Bottle Size
750 ml
Issue Date
3/1/2021
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Smashed watermelons and red plums are the brisk aromas that jump off the nose of this bottling, as well as a raspberry-bubblegum-sorbet scent. It's a fuller style of rosé on the palate, with a chalky texture and lingering citrus tang carrying rose petals and fresh fruit flavors. Matt Kettmann

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