White

2011 Lauren Ashton Cellars Roussanne

Roussanne

  • USA
  • > Washington
  • > Columbia Valley
Drink between 2012 - 2014
CT88.2 15 reviews
2011
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Community Tasting Notes 12

  • Stirling Likes this wine: (91 points)

    August 13, 2014 - 100% Rousanne from Dineen Vineyard in the Columbia Valley. Medium gold with olive hue. Aromas of melon, cut grass, grapefruit, candel wax and a hint of caramel. Medium/full body, medium+ acidity, bright long finish. Flavours of honeydew and citrus notes with a hint of pear. 30 second finish. Very sophisticated.

  • jmcmchi wrote:

    March 2, 2014 - Pale straw, smoke and honey on nose Now tending to emphasize the mineral.

    1 person found this helpful Comment
  • mye Likes this wine: (90 points)

    February 16, 2014 - Citrus, orange peel nose, straw yellow color.
    a touch of sweetness with some honey and melon taste. Acidity provides the backbone with a swash of mineral thrown in. enjoyable.

  • ChrisinSunnyside wrote: (89 points)

    January 24, 2014 - Floral round nose, with palate of pear, white grapefruit, melon. mineral. Medium to full body. Nice food wine. Stood up well to hearty chicken pot pie.

    1 person found this helpful Comment
  • Stirling Likes this wine: (92 points)

    January 2, 2014 - Delicious flavours of honeydew backed up with lemon zest and a nice acidity. Complex, rich and well-balanced, this is the best New World version of this varietal I have encountered.

    2 people found this helpful Comment
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Washington Wine Report

  • By Sean Sullivan
    9/20/2012 (link) *** 1/2 points

    (Lauren Ashton Cellars Roussanne Columbia Valley) A moderately aromatic wine with straw, exotic spice, herbal tea, and citrus. The palate is medium-plus bodied with the focus more on texture than ripe fruit flavors. Draws out on the finish. 100% Roussanne. Dineen Vineyard. Aged in stainless steel (33%) and French oak (50% new). 13.2% alcohol. 97 cases produced. Sample provided by winery.

Wine Definition

  • Vintage 2011
  • Type White
  • Producer Lauren Ashton Cellars
  • Varietal Roussanne
  • Designation n/a
  • Vineyard n/a
  • Country USA
  • Region Washington
  • SubRegion Columbia Valley
  • Appellation Columbia Valley
  • UPC Code 850502004026

Community Holdings

  • Pending Delivery 0 (0%)
  • In Cellars 12 (32%)
  • Consumed 26 (68%)

Food Pairing

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