Tasting Notes; Saturday, May 18, 2019….Rose (all day!)

2018 Ameztoi Txakolina Rubentis

Getaria, SP

Regular Price $24.99

Sale price $19.99

From the Basque region of Spain, this Rosé is made from the grapes Hondarrabi Zuri (50%) and Hondarrabi Beltza (50%). Fresh and bright, slightly effervescent, its tart cherry flavors are cheerful and exuberant. It’s just a delight.

2018 Le Fraghe ‘Rodon’ Bardolino Chiaretto

Verona, IT

Regular Price $16.99

Sale price $12.99

Corvina and Rondinella are the grape varietals in this lovely Rosé. Floral aromas waft from the glass, followed by strawberry and herbals notes, Crisp and surprisingly textured, the wine is more savory than fruity with dried herbs and mineral flavors.

2018 Le Vissoux ‘Griottes’ Beaujolais Rosé

Beaujolais, FR

Regular Price $19.99

Sale price $15.99

No one likes Beaujolais, until they taste one, of course, and this wine is no exception. Bright and friendly and fruity (no, not sweet, but enough fruit to make you think so), this wine is all about day drinking on a bright and sunny day, in any season.

2018 Château Soucherie ‘l’Astrée’ Rosé

Anjou, FR

Regular Price $22.99

Sale price $17.99.

This dry, mineral-driven Rosé is produced from Grolleau (70%) and Gamay (30%), and is restrained and coy and elegant and delicious. Its bright acidity makes this wine hard to resist as its balance and freshness seduces rather than overpowers.

2018 Collotte Marsannay Rosé

Burgundy, FR

Regular Price $22.99

Sale price $17.99

This exuberant and zesty Pinot Noir Rosé jumps from the glass with tart cherry and minerality with hints of rose and citrus. It’s both fun to drink and look at, as its beautiful and rich salmon hue is just beautiful. Finishing lively, this wine is simply joyful

2018 Domaine de la Petite Mairie Bourgueil Rosé

Bourgueil, FR

Regular Price $22.99

Sale price $17.99

Made entirely from Cabernet Franc, this is a serious and thoughtful Rosé that is complex yet far from austere. Full with fruit, mineral and vegetal aromas and flavors, pair this with food rather than serving it as a cocktail. The food will be better for it.

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