Review ~ Tawse Sketches Of Niagara Rose 2010

“Tawse Sketches of Niagara Rose 2010 ($15, LCBO, 86 points) — A five-grape red blend rose with strawberry and ripe raspberry aromas. It’s made in a dry style with ripe and fleshy red fruits. A perfect reward on a hot, sunny afternoon. “
Tasted April 2011, Rick Vansickle

“Tawse Sketches of Niagara Rosé 2010 LCBO No. 172643; $14.95 Tawse is an ecoand energy-friendly winery on the Niagara Escarpment. Their rosé, an intriguing blend of five red varietals, has great tangy raspberry, rhubarb and cherry flavours. Deep pink in hue, it's structured, dry and firm on the palate without bitterness. Flavourful with good acidity, it's versatile enough for appetizers, salads, salmon or light meats.”
Tasted April 23 2011, Margaret Swaine, National Post ... read more ...

“Tawse ‘Sketches of Niagara’ Rosé 2010 VQA Niagara Peninsula $14.95 (172643) 12.0% alcohol It’s spring, bring on the rosé! A pretty salmon pink, this blend of Gamay, Pinot Noir, Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot delivers lovely aromas of sweet field berries and maraschino cherry. Dry and light-medium bodied, delicious summer berries unfold on the palate—sun-ripened strawberry and fresh raspberry—with the zing of red rhubarb. Tangy acidity refreshes the palate and carries the fruit through the mid-length finish. A great wine to sip on the deck or pair with grilled trout or smoked salmon with goat cheese and capers.”
Susan Desjardins