Saturday, April 16, 2016

More 2015 Rose wines

2015 Charles Joguet Chinon Rose...$17.99
Made entirely from Cabernet Franc, this pale pink wine from famed Chinon grower Charles Joguet is fresh and juicy with tart red berry, bell pepper and chalky earth flavors, a medium-bodied frame and a lively, pleasing finish.
2015 Domaine du Gros Nore Bandol Rose...$27.99
A blend of 50% Mourvèdre, 25% Cinsault, 25% Grenache , this wine is Loaded with notions of flinty minerality, orange rind, tangerines and honeysuckle, it hits the palate with beautiful fruit intensity, lively, integrated acidity and a tight, focused, clean finish that keeps you coming back to the glass. This is a classic Bandol rose that offers beautiful drinkablity now, yet will have 2-3 years of prime drinking.

2015 Chateau Peyrassol Cotes de Provence Rose...$28.99
Pale in colour, with soft rose-tinted overtones, Château Peyrassol radiates freshness. Its subtle nose of citrus, vine peach, apricot and fine floral notes is inviting. It has a beautiful, dense palate, delicate and lively, and is notable for its balance and full body, punctuated by a long, fruity finish.

Eric Chevalier Val de Loire Rose...$13.99
Made from 100% Pinot Noir and despite its bright red color, it still hits all of the right rose buttons; light on the palate, fresh & fruit forward, crisp and bone dry. What’s really great about the Eric Chevalier Rose of Pinot Noir is that it tastes like what it’s made of, great Loire Valley Pinot Noir.

2015 Plouzeau Chinon Rive Gauche Rose....$13.99
Chinon is home to Cabernet Franc and this rosé is perfect for those who love red-fruited, bone-dry rosé. This Cabernet Franc Rosé from the Loire Valley comes from organically grown fruit, made with non-interventionist natural winemaking in the effort to translate its unique terroir. Juicy, slightly bitter fruit, earthy notes, a tart finish, and a refreshing herbality make this wine a very special rose

2015 Chateau Saint Cyrgues Costieres de Nimes Rose...$8.99
Syrah / Grenache blend
Château Saint- Cyrgues stands out as offering inexpensive products that over-deliver in taste and quality. In 1991, Guy and Evelyne de Mercurio, a Swiss couple, arrived in Nîmes on a family vacaKon and totally fell in love with the land. They purchased the Château Saint-Cyrgues and set about restoring it by updaKng the winemaking facility, convering the vineyards to 100% organic vitculture, and rehabilitng the château. Now, almost 25 years later, Guy and Evelyne (with their three children) practice 100% organic viticulture and vinificacion. 

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