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More rosé.  Yay!

This one comes from Rioja, Spain, which is probably the most well-known Spanish wine region in the US.  It’s a region that lies at the confluence of the Pacific, Mediterranean and continental climate influences in Spain.

The wine from El Coto is made from 50% Garnacha from an estate named “Los Almendros” Ausejo (Rioja Baja) and 50% Tempranillo from Rioja Alavesa.  The “Los Almendros” estate is land that was previously used for almond groves, hence the name.

El Coto Rosé

The nose on this wine has a spectacular rose aroma, along with raspberry and strawberry. The palate is quite tasty too, offering strawberry and ripe black cherry flavors up front, evolving into a squeeze of lime and a dash of pepper on the finish. The acidity is sufficient, and the mouth feel is good. This would go beautifully with spicy Thai food.

Not only is this a very tasty rosé, but it’s also a great value, with a price of only ten bucks!

Wine: El Coto Rosé
Variety: Rosé blend
Vintage: 2010
Alcohol: 13%
Rating: 88
Price: $10.00

Find El Coto Rosé with Snooth

Disclosure: This wine was received as a media sample.

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