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BENEVOLENT NEGLECT Rose  California 2018  

Retail Price: $25

Value Rating: 3.6

Wine Factor: 1
Date Posted: March 14, 2019
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DDWA Score: 89

Great Value


60% Mourvedre, 40% Carignane intentional Rosé. Co-harvest, press and ferment. This is very much a Provence/Bandol style of Rosé. White pepper, cherry and plum skins, orange zest and Provence herbs are what you get start to finish. While its reddish hue makes one think strawberry and watermelon, not so. This is a dry, savory style of Rosé, which makes total sense from Rhone-varietal specialist Benevolent Neglect.

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Owners Ben Brenner and Matt Nagy are doing a great job building Benevolent Neglect slowly but surely into one of the next New California Wine go-to labels. Matt, who’s in charge of winemaking, works at Matthiasson Winery, so the two have a path to reach their goals with their label. These are delicious, unique wines with soul. Rarely do I state that “everything they make is good,” but at BN, well, “EVERYTHING IS GOOD.” Fairly priced too.

Find all my Benevolent Neglect wine reviews HERE.

DDWA Members’ Offer

15% off Benevolent Neglect GSM, Rosé and Riesling.
Discount code in members’ email sent March 21, 2019.
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