Brengman Brothers Rosé Takes Best of Show in American Fine Wine’s Rosé Competition


Brengman Brothers of Leelanau County took Best of Show in the Dry Rosé category for its 2019 Block 7 Pinot Noir Rosé at the American Fine Wine Competition’s Rosé Competition 2020 held recently in Florida.

According to a competition press release, “this Pinot Noir from Crain Hill Vineyard hit all the right notes and captivated the assembled judges.”

Some of the comments made by the judges included:

“This rosé has a fruity, expressive nose, good concentration, watermelon, peach. … I want to drink it all day,” said Sarah Phillips, wine writer and educator at the Florida Wine Academy.

“It’s singing,” said Judge Zack Foley, wine director at the Boatyard, Ft. Lauderdale.

The Rosé Competition 2020 received a total of 150 entries. The 16 judges awarded 14 double gold medals, 28 gold medals and 50 silver medals.

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