A Wine Lover’s Diary, part 854: Rosehall Run

Rosehall Run sparkling, Chardonnay and rosé

Rosehall Run reds

Rosehall Run Ceremony Blanc de Blanc 2017 ($39)
Méthode Traditionelle. Golden colour; fine mousse of tiny bubbles. Yeasty, toasty nose of apple and toasted nuts with a floral note; medium-bodied, crisply dry, green apple and lemon flavours with a thread of minerality. Good length. (90)

Rosehall Run Rosé 2021 (Prince Edward County; $28)
With 20% Pinot Gris added “for structure.” Salmon pink in colour; minerally, saline-tinged nose of candied strawberries. Medium-bodied, just off-dry, fruity, strawberry and raspberry flavours with balancing acidity. (89)

Rosehall Run UV Pinot Noir Nedelko Vineyard 2020 ($39; Twenty Mile Bench, Niagara Peninsula)
Deep ruby-purple in colour; intense, cedary nose of black plum and wood smoke with oak spice; medium-bodied, dry, firmly structured, plum and strawberry flavours with evident but ripe tannins; well-structured and nicely integrated oak. Needs a year or two of cellaring. (89–91)

Rosehall Run St. Cindy Chardonnay 2020 ($74)
Unfiltered. Light straw colour; minerally, toasty nose of yellow apples with a floral top note; medium to full-bodied, dry, nutty, apple flavour with oak spice. Well-balanced, well-integrated oak and harmonious. Lovely mouth-feel with a long lemony finish. (91)

Rosehall Run St. Cindy Pinot Noir 2020 ($79)
Unfiltered. Bright ruby in colour; raspberry and cedary nose with a note of white pepper; medium-bodied, dry, raspberry, cherry and tea-leaf flavours, firmly structured with ripe tannins; long finish. (90)

Rosehall Run JCR Pinot Noir 2020
Deep purple-ruby colour; cedary, spicy nose of black raspberries; medium-bodied, dry, strawberry and blackcurrant flavours. Beautifully balanced and firmly structured. A seamless wine. (91)

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