Cupcake Sparkling Rosé (NV)

A mouthful of strawberries from Italy.

cupcake sparkling rosé

Staff Wine Review –

We Like It – BUT on the sweeter side

Not as cloyingly sweet as you might think. Refreshing, very upfront strawberry flavors and aromas with clean with lively bubbles that don’t fade quickly. A good choice for those who do not care for dry sparklers. But, not too sweet. If you enjoy strawberry daiquiris, this would be fine for you.

The Facts

Cupcake Sparkling Rosé

Price Paid – $9.99 (six bottle mixed discount)

Date Reviewed – 10/15/17

Where Purchased – Safeway SF Bay Area

Varietal or Type – Sparkling Rosé  grapes not specified

Vintage Year – Non-Vintage

Appellation – Italy

Winery/Brand – Cupcake Vineyards

Bottle Size – 750 ML

Alcohol – 11%

Cork? Yes

Pour it and taste – Strong “pop” when opened. Very light rosé color. Bubbly, light yeast aroma. Off dry. Candy berry flavor. Easy finish.

5 – 10 Minutes Later – Still bubbly. Ripe strawberry aroma. Finish fine.

Overall– For the off-dry, sort of sweet drinker, a clean tasting wine.

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