Full Review

Montelle

Montelle
NV La Rosée, Missouri

Pair this wine with:
Cheese Fish Pork

Category: Rose

Date Tasted:
Country: USA
Alcohol: 11% RS: .8%
91 Points
Gold Medal
Exceptional
$7.99
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Montelle
NV La Rosée, Missouri

Pair this wine with:
Cheese Fish Pork

Category: Rose

Date Tasted:
Country: USA
Alcohol: 11% RS: .8%
Light tomato bisque color. Fruity aromas and flavors of watermelon fruit leather, cherry candies, and vanilla glaze with a supple, vibrant, dry-yet-fruity light body and a graceful, easy finish displaying nuances of dried cranberry, sage, over ripe red plum, and raspberry lemonade with fruit tannins and no oak flavor. A dry and refreshing rose pleaser from Missouri.

Tasting Info

Wine Glass Style: Fruity & New World
Aroma Aroma: watermelon fruit leather, cherry candies, and vanilla glaze
Taste Flavor: Same as aromas with nuances of dried cranberry, sage, over ripe red plum, and raspberry lemonade
Sweetness Sweetness: Dry-yet-Fruity
Enjoy Enjoy: Now with food and on its own
Recipes Pairing: Aged Goat Cheese with Dried Fruit and Nuts, Hawaiian Pizza, Grilled Salmon
Bottom Line Bottom Line: A dry and refreshing rose pleaser from Missouri.

The Producer

Augusta Winery

The Producer
5601 High St
Augusta, MO 63332
USA
1 636-228-4301

Rose

Wine Glass Rose.jpg
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).