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Champs de Provence

Champs de Provence
2017 Rose, Côtes de Provence

Pair this wine with:
Fish Pork

Category: Rose

Date Tasted:
Country: France
Alcohol: 13% RS: .18%
93 Points
Gold Medal
Exceptional
$17.99
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Champs de Provence
2017 Rose, Côtes de Provence

Pair this wine with:
Fish Pork

Category: Rose

Date Tasted:
Country: France
Alcohol: 13% RS: .18%
Pink coral color. Fruity, attractive aromas and flavors of watermelon, cherries, and custard with a satiny, tangy, fruity medium-to-full body and a smooth, intriguing, medium-long ripe orange, delicate spiced nuts, and banana chips finish with a suggestion of oak. A lovely rose bursting with flavor and finesse.

Tasting Info

Wine Glass Style: Juicy & Smooth, Fruity, Savory & Old World
Aroma Aroma: watermelon, cherries, and custard
Taste Flavor: ripe orange, delicate spiced nuts, and banana chips
Sweetness Sweetness: Fruity
Enjoy Enjoy: Now on its own and with food
Recipes Pairing: Duck Gyros, Baked Ham, Grilled Salmon
Bottom Line Bottom Line: A lovely rose bursting with flavor and finesse.

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).