Barnard Griffin 2022 Rosé of Sangiovese
Wine of the Week
July 6, 2023
I’m not generally a believer that gold medals mean a wine is any good. They’re given out like participation awards at dozens of for-profit wine competitions all over the country. But this medal-winner is an exception, because of where it’s won and how incredibly often it has come home with the top prize. Produced by Barnard Griffin, it’s a vibrant, refreshing rosé whose flavors deftly frame its watermelon and strawberry fruit with juicy acids. It continues developing nuances of sandalwood and spice as it rolls on through a clean, crisp finish. It’s easy to see why this wine has s...