20 May Rosé-a-Rama Tasting
Saturday, May 21
12 to 4pm
In our Event Space
Rosé season is in full swing and this Saturdaywe’re sampling five new arrivals from France, and one from Greece!
2015 Domaine Lafond Roc-Epine Rosé, Tavel
On Sale $16.99
Lafond Rose is characterized by the color of soft pure pink. The dominant aromas are complex, white and red fruits combine with floral notes. Over time these fruity aromas evolve towards more balanced soft, spicy touches and stone fruit, while the color of iridescent amber highlights. It has, in the first year, all its flavors but has exceptional potential for aging.
2015 Pierre Usseglio Rosé, Cotes du Rhone
On Sale $17.99
Raspberry and cherry mingle on the nose with kumquat. Bright pink in color with hints of orange, the palate explodes with red flowers and citrus mixed with red fruit. A mid-weight feel with soft raspberry extends to a silky finish.
2015 Domaine de la Solitude Rosé, Cotes du Rhone
On Sale $12.99
Fresh and lively, with notes of red cherry, watermelon, and ripe strawberry. This would be perfect with your next brunch and a crab benedict.
2015 Chateau Roubine Rosé, Cotes de Provence
On Sale $20.99
The rosé obtained is typically Provencal, to be enjoyed as an aperitif or with summer cooking’s as well as with Asian and Oriental dishes. Cinsault, Grenache, Cabernet Sauvignon and in little percentages Carignan, Tibouren, Syrah, Mourvèdre.
2015 Domaine Laporte “Les Grandmontains” Rosé, Sancerre
On Sale $22.99
With a salmon colour, Sancerre rosé “Les Grandmontains” has a nose of exotic fruits and grapes. In the mouth, it gives a feeling of freshness and smoothness. This is a great rosé amongst the greatest ones in France.
2015 Domaine Zafeirakas Limniona Rosé, Tyrnavos
On Sale $16.99
Clean, gentle in intensity , salmon . Very expressive aromas of red fruits on the nose , dogwood and wild strawberry blossoms, toffee and Mediterranean herbs. Lively acidity in the mouth, married perfectly with the intensity of fruit and a surprisingly refreshing finish, with a very light appetizing bitterness that gives and an extra dimension. An excellent new generation writing sample rose the Greek vineyard.