|90||Vinous Media||Limpid orange. Pungent red berry and citrus fruit aromas are complemented by a white pepper nuance that adds spicy lift. A chewy, energetic midweight whose tightly focused bitter cherry and red currant flavors deepen and take a sweeter turn on the back half. Finishes firm and quite long, with repeating spiciness and a lingering cherry pit note.
2019 Rosé Roundup – August 15, 2019
|89||International Wine Review||Light pink blush. The Bovale offers a floral, spicy nose with notes of roses and a touch of cinnamon. It’s crisp and clean on the attack with original flavors of watermelon, pear, citrus, and poached pear, finishing with a lingering chalkiness.
"2018 Vintage Rosés from Spain and Portugal" - June 5, 2019
|88||View from the Cellar||The 2018 Bovale Rosado is composed entirely from the lovely grape of Bobal, with the wine fermented and aged in stainless steel and coming in at a cool twelve percent alcohol in this vintage. It is a pale salmon color and offers up a bright bouquet of watermelon, cherry skins, dried flowers, a nice base of gently chalky soil tones and a topnote of wild fennel. On the palate the wine is bright, bouncy and medium-full, with good focus and grip, zesty acids and fine length on the well-balanced finish. Very tasty and a good value. 2020-2025.
Issue # 85 - January/February 2020
|89||Wine Review Online||Bobal is an important if still little known grape variety outside of Spain. In addition to making fine red table wine (usually from very old vines) in Utiel-Requena (near Valencia) it also makes very tasty rosé. This is a fine case in point and a good value too, featuring red berry fruit notes recalling cranberries and strawberries, with good freshness and flavors that strike a fine balance between restraint and generosity.
Michael Franz - April 6, 2021
|88||Vinous Media||Limpid orange-pink. Spice-accented red currant and orange zest aromas and flavors show good clarity and a subtle herbal overtone. Taut and focused, with the spicy note carrying through the nicely persistent finish. 2021- 2023
Josh Raynolds - March 2021
|87||View from the Cellar||The Bovale Rosado hails from forty year-old Bobal grapes grown at an elevation of three thousand feet above sea level. The 2020 is a lovely, very pale salmon color and offers up a pretty nose of watermelon, white cherries, white soil tones and a topnote of violets. On the palate the wine is bright, fullish and nicely light on its feet, with sound framing acids, good focus and bounce and a sneaky long finish. This is made for easy quaffing and is quite tasty. 2021-2022.
John Gilman - Issue #91 / February 2021