Summer’s a comin’ signaling the return of Rosé. It’s time to pop the cork on these must-try picks from our partners at Eric Solomon Selections, perfect with our seasonal pairings.
Rosé makes a perfect spring & summer aperitif. There's a reason it's the #1 selling wine by the glass in France this time of year!
Domaine Lafage Miraflors Rose 2015
This beautiful rose is a blend of 70% Mourvedre and 30% Grenache Gris. Medium-bodied, fresh and racy, yet with solid depth of flavor, it gives up pretty strawberry, white peach and rose petal-like aromas and flavors. Enjoy this Eric Solomon favorite with mixed salads, cold and grilled meats, as well as pasta dishes.
Château Pesquié Terrasses Rose 2015
This rose from the Ventoux region is a blend of 50% Cinsault, 40% Grenache and 10% Syrah. Aromas of small fresh red berries and citrus fruits. The mouth offers a great balance and freshness with aromas of gooseberries, raspberries and citrus, with floral notes. Enjoy this rose as a delightful aperitif or with grilled meats and fishes, raw or grilled vegetables, charcuterie, spicy dishes, fresh fruit based desserts and sorbets.
Celler Capcanes Mas Donis Rosat 2015
This beautiful blend from Catalonia, Spain is 80% Grenache, 10% Syrah and 10% Merlot. This medium to full-bodied rose offers vibrant red fruit flavors of strawberry and raspberry, with a hint of herby spiceness. Enjoy this Spanish-based rose as an aperitif or with seafood, chicken, risotto, and grilled meats.
Chateau Puech-Haut Prestige Rose 2015
(Not available at The King’s Kitchen & Bakery)
This rose from Languedoc-Roussillon, France is a blend of 60% Grenache and 40% Cinsault. It is light pink in color, gives up fresh, crisp aromas of rose petal, white peach and hints of melon in its medium-bodied, clean, elegant and hard-to-resist personality. Enjoy as an aperitif or enjoy with salads, Mediterranean cuisine flavors, and stuffed vegetables