July Great Rose Tasting List!
Great Rose Tasting: July
Notorious Pink, France: 100% Grenache
Aromas of ripe peaches, plums, lavender, pear, orange, and honey. The palate is melon, raspberries, sweet cherry, pear, peach. Crisp, good acidity, minerality and long finish.
Regaliale, Sicily: 100% Nerrello Mascalese
Deep salmon pink presenting aromas of cherry, raspberry, blackberry and rose petals. Refreshing acidity. Long finish. Seems like it might want to sparkle. This is what Sicilians enjoy in the hot summer!
Muga Rioja: 60%Garnacha, 30%Viura, 10%Tempranillo
Dry. On the nose and palate, you find citrus and green apple. Freshness and acidity through to a long finish for a Rose. Add Raspberry and strawberry. 91 Points James Suckling
Love Drunk, Oregon: 75%Chardonnay, 25%Pinot Noir
Provacative aromas of strawberry and raspberry followed by flavors of wild strawberry, watermelon rind and kiwi. Bottles signed by the Winemaker Andre Mack.
Calcu, Chile: Blend of 90%Malbec and 10%Petite Verdot.
Calcu is a family owned winery that crafts wines expressing the unique character and diversity of chile's Colchagua Valley. Grapes for this wine are hand selected from individual vineyard blocks. Calcu Rose has aromas of floral citrus and wild berries. on the palate, it is elegant and bright.
Belstar Rose, Italy:
A blend of merlot, Pinot Noir and Sauvignon Blanc. this unique sparkling wine is fresh and juicy with soft flavors of citrus and licorice, melon and ripe strawberries. The style is clean by smooth over the palate with a hint, just a hint of sweet.