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2021 Oracle

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2021 Oracle
Gismondi "Top Ten"!
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SKU: 827204-21

The 2021 vintage of Oracle is absolutely stunning. It shows off aromas of guava, papaya and ripe raspberry, along with flavours of pink grapefruit, strawberries & cream. There is also just a hint of that Similkameen minerality and savoury sage - this perfectly "Provence style" rosé delivers incredible complexity. Crafted from entirely whole cluster pressed fruit, it is comprised of a blend of 70% Pinot Noir and 30% Syrah. By including neutral barrels in the fermentation and brief aging process, you will discover a creamy, rich texture on the palate that delivers ultra satisfaction to any rosé connoisseur. We are confident that this Oracle could be compared to some of the finest rosé wines in the world.  

Wine Specs
Pinot Noir/Syrah
Similkameen Valley
Harvest Date
September 16-27, 2021 (4 picks)
Stainless steel & Neutral Barrel
Bottling Date
March 13, 2022
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Wine Profile
Tasting Notes
"This rosé has improved every time out and now ranks among the very best in the country. It's the perfect vehicle to show off the many attributes of the Similkameen from its pale, barely-there Provençal colour. The mix of guava and raspberries is flecked with stony mineral and a creamy, pink grapefruit finish. The finesse almost belies its make up of 70/30 Pinot Noir and Syrah, but it's aided by a 90/10 stainless steel and neutral barrel fermentation and ageing vessels. Best of all, it's dry. Dungeness crab, anyone?" -Anthony Gismondi, Vancouver Sun/Gismondi On Wine
91 points - Anthony Gismondi, Gismondi On Wine
Food Pairing Notes
This delightful rose' pairs particularly well with seafood such as sautéed prawns, calamari, or fish tacos. Indulge with some Dungeness crab or lobster- the perfect pairing for the summer fresh acidity and balance of this wine.
860 cases crafted