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Champs de Provence

Champs de Provence
2016 Rosé, Côtes de Provence

Pair this wine with:
Fish Lamb Turkey

Category: Rose

Date Tasted:
Country: France
Alcohol: 13% RS: .2%
88 Points
Silver Medal
Highly Recommended
$17.99

Champs de Provence
2016 Rosé, Côtes de Provence

Pair this wine with:
Fish Lamb Turkey

Category: Rose

Date Tasted:
Country: France
Alcohol: 13% RS: .2%
Light salmon orange color. Aromas of peach skins, underripe apricot, dill, and fresh earth with a dry medium body and a medium-length cherry-orange compote, vanilla lime coulis, bitter grapefruit, and game finish with fruit, cottony, soft tannins and a suggestion of oak flavor. A pleasant, dry rose sipper.

Tasting Info

Wine Glass Style: Quaffable, Crisp & Lively & Fruity
Aroma Aroma: peach skins, underripe apricot, dill, and fresh earth
Taste Flavor: cherry-orange compote, vanilla lime coulis, bitter grapefruit, and game
Sweetness Sweetness: Dry
Enjoy Enjoy: Now Enjoy on its own
Recipes Pairing: Grilled Lamb Chops With A Rosemary Sauce, Turkey, Grilled Salmon
Bottom Line Bottom Line: A pleasant, dry rose sipper.

The Producer or Importer

Prestige Beverage Group

The Producer or  Importer
2300 Pilot Knob Road
Mendota Heights, MN 55120
USA
1 651-649-5823

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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).