DRINK: A Rosé is a Rosé – Six of the Best Choices

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As spring approaches, there is nothing we love more than a crisp, cool glass of Rosé.

We’ve curated a list of some of the best Rosé choices out there.  Including a variety of still and sparkling , all that will be perfect for a spring lunch or early supper.  Salut!

Dunstan Wines

Sonoma, CA

2012 Rosé of Pinot Noir

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Chateau de Cruzeau       

Bordeaux, France

2012 Chanteau Bonnet Rosé

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J Vineyards

Russian River Valley, CA

J Brut Rosé

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Marques de Caceres

Rioja, Spain

Excellens Rosé

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Chateau d’Eclans

Cotes de Provence, France

Whispering Angel 2013

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Schramsberg Vineyards

Napa Valley, CA

2010 Brut Rosé

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A few fun facts:

  • Rosé is the oldest know type of wine and produced with the skin-contact method, which creates the variety of colors from very pale pink to a deep rich red.
  • It gained recognition in France, specifically Provence, but has become popular in Italy, Spain and California.

Image Credits:  Dunstan Wines, Chateau de Cruzeau, J Vineyards, Marques de Caceras, Chateau d’Eclans, Schramsberg Vineyards

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