19 Apr Top New French Rosés
Top Rosés from France!
Rosé season has started with a bang! On Saturday we reviewed some of our top picks from California, and now we’re spotlighting some of our top choices from France. Stay tuned for our selections from Spain and several tastings coming up soon!
2015 Chateau Revelette Rose, Coteaux d’Aix en Provence, France
On Sale $15.99
This perennial Merch favorite has classic Provence styling, with a wonderful lightness on the palate and notes of strawberry and watermelon. The subtle herbal hint makes it unmistakably Provencal. Blend of Grenache, Cinsault, Carignan, Ugni Blanc.
2015 Domaine de la Petite Cassagne Rose, Costieres de Nimes, France
On Sale $10.99
A blend of 40% Grenache, 30% Syrah, and 30% Cinsault, this Provence style rose is salmon colored displaying hints of spice and fruit notes of cranberry, strawberry and cherry. The crisp acidity and lush palate go hand in hand, making for a balanced wine perfect for almost any occasion.
2015 Mas Des Bressades Rose, Costieres de Nimes, France
On Sale $11.99
The Estate consists of 40 hectares of vineyards, all of which are farmed sustainably. The soils are rich in red clay and limestone galets roulés, which provides a layer of insulation in times of extreme weather. The lovely Mas des Bressades Rosé is raspberry in color. It displays delicious wild strawberry, raspberry, and rosé petal aromas, with a lovely underlying minerality. Powerful and pure.
2015 Grande Cassagne Rose, Costieres de Nimes, France
On Sale $9.99
A blend of 60% Grenache and 40% Syrah, this wine has raspberry color, with a ripe cherry, underbrush and mineral nose. Shows tangy cherry and blood orange notes, with hints of spice.