Longview Boat Shed Nebbiolo Rosato 2014
This is still just a bit neutral, the understated nose and textural, lightly tannic palate working as a chewy food wine, but a little lean to be great, not helped by quite high acid.
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I like the intent, but would love to see this wilder – made less like a cool white (in tank, under temp. control, with minimal oxidation) and more like a textural red (in barrel, with lees). Still worthy though.
Details: 13.3%, Screwcap, $19.50
Tasted: March 2015, Sample bottle
Best drinking: 2015-2017 (it will probably look better later in the year).
Score: 16/20, 87/100
Would I buy it? Not quite.
Buy online: Longview Vineyard website
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