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Wine review: Rosé by Mission Hill 2013, British Columbia

Rating
87.00
Year
2013
Region
Okanagan
Varietal
Red blend
Price
$15.95

An inviting mid-strawberry-pink hue suggests this rosé could go either way – down the dry road or toward that sweet candyland inhabited by many of its fresh-faced New World comrades. I'd say it veers just slightly in the latter direction, with pronounced sweetness that ends in good acidity. Soundly made and satisfyingly redolent of strawberry, peach and watermelon, it would be nice on its own in the heat; $15.99 in B.C., $15.99 in Manitoba, $19.98 in Newfoundland.

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Beppi Crosariol writes about wine and spirits in the Globe Life and Style sections.He has been The Globe's wine and spirits columnist for more than 10 years. In the late 1990s, he also wrote a food trends column called The Biting Edge.Beppi used to cover business law for ROB and previously edited the paper's weekly technology section. More

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