Chateau Ferry Lacombe Mira Rose 2018
Mira is a soft pink-rose color, with light salmon highlights. The nose is delicate, opening to a red berry aroma. It is round and fresh on the palate, developing some red fruit aromas like strawberries and grenadine as it opens up. They are joined by citrus notes and spices such as licorice and cinnamon. This is a well-balanced rose that is perfect as both an aperitif and with many light, summery meals.
The grapes, coming from “sustainable practice” vineyards planted in clay-limestone terroir, are harvested at night in low temperatures, in order to limit the loss of color. They undergo systematic sorting and are vinified between 15o C and 16o C in temperature-controlled vats. Malolactic fermentation is blocked to preserve the wine’s natural acidity.
This wine is ideal to serve by itself as an aperitif, but is also excellent with white meats, such as chicken or pork, grilled fish and mixed salads.
2015: 89 Pts - Wine Enthusiast, Jul 2016
2015: 89 Pts - Vinous, June 2016