I don't know where you live, but here on the shores of Lake Erie, its been a wet, cool spring.  That might be good for the grapevines, but its put a bit of a damper on drinking outside.  But, it looks like we finally made it.  Time to open up some Rose!  This is a very attractively packaged rose from Provence.  A blend of  Grenache, Cinsault, and Syrah. It is quite pale pale salmon pink in color, clear and bright.  On the nose, this has lots of fresh strawberries, slight hint of orange peel and and a nice minerality.  On the palate, this has a bigger texture than it light color might lead one to think (which is a good thing).  Lots of strawberries, slight watermelon and the minerality carries thru.  Nice balance and acidity.  This will work well with summer foods from salads to burgers.  It is refreshing and has some depth to it.  The heavier the food, probably, the colder I would serve it.  It retails for $21.

Grade: 
A-
Score: 
91
Vintage: 
2018
Current Price: 
$21.00USD

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