Monday, September 19, 2016

2015 Rose Sale!

Even though Rose is great for year round.  We want to reduce stock at the end of the hot season.   On sale now!

for a limited time only   Prices good through 9/30/16

2015 Commanderie of Bargemone Rosé...$14.99

was $17.99
(this wine has scored 90 or higher in The Wine Advocate for the past 3 years, always one of the best Rose wines made)
* Sustainably grown.
Bargemone is among the foremost estates of the Coteaux d’Aix, a small fine wine district in the larger appellation of Provence. A benchmark producer of the delicious, dry rosé for which Provence is famous, the Commanderie was founded by the Knights Templar in the 13th century, and is home to a proud viticultural tradition with more than 160 acres of sustainably grown vineyards. Offering classic aromas of wild strawberries and red currants, with a light, floral character and a crisp, bone-dry palate, this is a rosé of reference, to be enjoyed year-round on its own or with a wide range of lighter fare and Provence-inspired cuisine. 30% Grenache, 30% Syrah, 25% Cabernet Sauvignon,15% Cinsault from 25+ year-old vines. 

2015 Villa des Anges Old Vines Cinsault Rosé ....$9.99
was $11.99
This bottling offers truly absurd value in old-vine Cinsault Rose “Villa des Anges” is crafted by winemaker Jeff Carrel at the Espitalet des Anges domaine in Capestang. Situated on the ruins of an ancient Roman villa, Villa des Anges is owned by Jacqueline Menard de Ginestous, who married-into and is herself from a prominent Languedocienne wine-growing family. This light-bodied wine, intensely crisp and vividly fresh, offers complex aromas of strawberries and red currants, with a hint of quince. As an aperitif it is the perfect warm weather gulper and also pairs well with a wide range of salads, seafood, grilled white meats and poultry. 100% old-vines Cinsault. Stainless steel vinification. Matured on the lees. Underwent partial malolactic conversion.

2015 Pink Pegau Rose...$13.99
was $19.9970% Cinsault, 20% Grenache rouge, 10% Clairette
Vines averaging 35 to 60 years in age.
2015 Pink Pegau Rosé (Vin de France) A delicious rosé from Laurence Féraud of Domaine du Pegau, Pink Pegau was crafted at Château Pegau, her recently purchased estate located less than 4 miles from Châteauneuf-du-Pape. The vineyards include 62 acres of Côtes du Rhone Villages, 23+ acres of Côtes du Rhone, and 27+ acres of Vin de Table vineyards, planted in deep, stony, clay soils marked by round the round river stones that also characterize Châteauneuf-du-Pape. This delicious, bone-dry rosé offers peach, floral and red fruit aromas, with a fresh, mouth-watering acidity and spicy, mineral, finish. Excellent on its own, this is a versatile, food-friendly wine.

2015 Château du Donjon Rosé....$11.99
was $14.99
40% Grenache, 30% Syrah, 30% Cinsault.
The Cinsault vines average 55 years in age, the Grenache 35, and Syrah 20+ years. 

Domaine Donjon's 2015 Minervois Rose is a beauty! Framboise, wild strawberries and hints of flowers all emerge from this medium-bodied, silky, seamless, beautifully texture Rose that should be snatched up by savvy consumers. This is the finest Rose I've tasted from this estate.
Rated 90/100 The Wine Advocate

2015 Domaine Le Pive Gris Rose...$11.99

was $15.99
30% Grenache Gris, 30% Grenache Noir, 30% Merlot, 10% Cabernet Franc
Orange blossom, white peach and hints of rose petal all emerge from the 2015 Domaine le Pive Gris Rose. This medium-bodied, supple, polished beauty is perfectly balanced, has integrated acidity and a clean, classy finish. It's terrific Rose to enjoy over the coming summer months.
Rated 90/100 The Wine Advocate

2015 Château de Lancyre Le Rosé...$13.99
was $17.9950% Syrah, 40% Grenache, 10% Cinsault.Cherry, strawberries, wild herbs and even hints of passion fruit emerge from the 2015 Languedoc Pic Saint Loup le Rose, and it hits the palate with medium-bodied richness, bright acidity and a clean, classy finish. This beauty has the freshness and purity to drink nicely on its own, but the complexity and depth to pair with any number of summer dishes.
Rated 90/100 The Wine Advocate

A big rosé! Raspberry and pear aromas on the nose, with distinctive spicy, minty garrigue notes. Big, bold and firm on the palate, ending with a long, clean finish.  A rosé for year round drinking! Excellent on its own, it is also a great food wine – pair with hearty salads, grilled vegetables, kebabs, stuffed tomatoes or charcuterie.

2015 Le Cirque Rose...$9.99
Aptly named after the vast, amphitheatre-shaped bowl of vineyards stretching north towards Vingrau, the wines represent phenomenal values, and perfectly reflect the rugged, wind-swept terroir in which they are grown.

40% Grenache Noir, 40% Mourvèdre, 20% Syrah.
Intensely colored, with great freshness and spicy strawberry, watermelon and sage aromas. Bone dry. Excellent on its own, or paired with charcuterie, seafood, and fruit-based desserts.

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