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Alain de la Treille

Alain de la Treille
2018 Le Rosé, France

Pair this wine with:
Chicken Fish

Category: Rose

Date Tasted:
Country: France
Alcohol: 12.5% RS: <1%
91 Points
Gold Medal
Exceptional
$11.99
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Alain de la Treille
2018 Le Rosé, France

Pair this wine with:
Chicken Fish

Category: Rose

Date Tasted:
Country: France
Alcohol: 12.5% RS: <1%
Brilliant salmon orange color. Interesting aromas and flavors of sweet pickle relish and spiced berries and plantains with a silky, bright, dry-yet-fruity light-to-medium body and a delightful, medium-length finish imparting nuances of watermelon, ing cherry, and nut brittle with a suggestion of oak flavor. A uniquely flavorful rose with a great savory character.

Tasting Info

Wine Glass Style: Fruity, Juicy & Smooth, Savory & Spicy & Complex
Aroma Aroma: sweet pickle relish and spiced berries and plantains
Taste Flavor: Same as aromas with nuances of watermelon, ing cherry, and nut brittle
Sweetness Sweetness: Dry-yet-Fruity
Enjoy Enjoy: Now Enjoy on its own
Recipes Pairing: Chicken Shawarma, Roast Duck with Cherry Gastrique, Grilled Salmon
Bottom Line Bottom Line: A uniquely flavorful rose with a great savory character.

The Producer or Importer

Kysela Pere Et Fils, Ltd.

The Producer or  Importer
331 Victory Rd
Winchester, VA 22602
USA
1 540-722-9228

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Rose

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Serve in a Rosé Wine Glass
Rosé refers to a wine made when red grapes are given slight skin contact to produce a blush, light copper, salmon or pink color. Rosés range from bone-dry to medium- sweet and are made in most major wine producing countries. Among the most famous examples are Tavel from France’s Rhone Valley, numerous offerings from Provence in southern France as well as several excellent versions from Puglia in southern Italy.

Often thought of as a summer wine – in this case, a substitute for red wine when the weather is hot – they can be enjoyed year round. The drier versions, of course, are meat for food pairings; recommended matches include chicken salad, vegetables and seafood such as tuna or salmon (especially with a rich rosé made from Cabernet Sauvignon or Pinot Noir).