Tag Archive: Rose

May 23

Wine Of The Week – 2012 Ameztoi Rose

      A Spanish rose from the Basque region made from a grape called Txakolina is one of our summer favorites in the store. This light pink dry styled wine has a little watermelon and strawberry over the nose and a bone dry finish. All the roses (or adult Kool-Aid as I like to …

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Apr 04

Wine Of The Week- Sauvion Vouvray and Ochoa Rosado

Easter and spring are here and it’s time to break out the refreshing wines! The Sauvion Vouvray made from Chenin Blanc grape has a medium dry finish, perfect for ham or pork loin with a fruit sauce. The acidity is balanced with just a touch of sweetness making it fine for the not-so-everyday drinkers. The …

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Sep 19

2010 Estanas Rosado

You must be able to squeeze in one more Rose for summer, right? I got 5 cases in (P. S. that’s all I could get), and it tastes fantastic! Spain is making a mark on the Rose world producing tasty crisp Roses that can drink alone or with a variety of dishes. Sangrias are hot, …

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Aug 22

2010 Vega Sindoa Garnacha Rose – Wine Of The Week

A classic new-world style of Rose made in the old world would be a good way to describe the Vega Sindoa Garnacha Rose. What do I mean by that? Old-world style Rose is normally a lot lighter, using less grape skin contact resulting in a lighter bodied wine. The new-world style produces a richer, fruit …

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Aug 03

Wine Of The Week – 2009 Fado Rose

A Wine Spectator 86-rated Rose for $7.00 a bottle must be a summer dream, right? You couldn’t ask for a more refreshing ice cold fruity Rose, and the Fado has a cherry-berry nose to it. The slightly¬†spicy finish makes it perfect paired with grilled red snapper with a pineapple salsa. Get your Portuguese wine on …

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Jul 01

Fourth of July Banger

Just ran across an article in Wine Spectator about combining fried oyster sliders and Rose (the slider recipe from the Island Creek Oyster Bar sounds awesome!). Talk about explosive flavors for the palate…this match would make Ben Franklin cry. A fresh crisp Rose like the 2010 Casal Garcia is perfecto because of it’s refreshing little …

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Jun 01

“Cheat the Heat” deal of the week

Why should these two wines fight for your palate when they’re both so affordable and delicious you can’t resist them? New Age, $9 90% Torrontes, 10% Sauvignon Blanc, 100% refreshing Just take a glass filled with ice (yes, ice!), a wedge of lime and pour the wine on top. Five star wine for a two …

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