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Contempo

Contempo
2021 Dry Rose, Cachapoal Valley

Pair this wine with:
Fish Pork Turkey

Category: Rose

Date Tasted:
Country: Chile
Alcohol: 12.3%
87 Points
Silver Medal
Highly Recommended
$9
Best Buy

Contempo
2021 Dry Rose, Cachapoal Valley

Pair this wine with:
Fish Pork Turkey

Category: Rose

Date Tasted:
Country: Chile
Alcohol: 12.3%
Pale orange salmon color. Aromas of orange zest, berry coulis, and strawberry cake with buttercream with a silky, crisp, dryish light body and a smooth, medium-length raspberry, hints of green tea, ripe peach, and pimiento finish with no oak flavor. A cheerful, tropical rose that surely fits the bill.

Tasting Info

Wine Glass Style: Crisp & Lively, Fruity, Juicy & Smooth & Non-Oaky
Aroma Aroma: orange zest, berry coulis, and strawberry cake with buttercream
Taste Flavor: raspberry, hints of green tea, ripe peach, and pimiento
Sweetness Sweetness: Dryish
Enjoy Enjoy: Now on its own and with food
Recipes Pairing: Baked Ham, Turkey, Grilled Salmon
Bottom Line Bottom Line: A cheerful, tropical rose that surely fits the bill.

The Importer

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The Importer
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Wilmington, NC 28405
USA
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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).