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Uncork This - Bonny Doon 2008 Vin Gris de Cigare California

Summer just isn't summer without refreshing pink wine. From Randall Grahm’s infamous Bonny Doon winery comes a grenache-based rosé that smells like a fresh spring day. Zesty citrus, steely raspberry and orange blossom flavors with a clean, refreshing, red apple finish. Sw=2. $15. 4.5 stars.

This wine is featured in this week's Corkscrew column - Rose Rising: Why pink wines should be in your shopping cart.



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