And of rosé…

by  |  02-06-2015

Normally I wait until August to take on the topic of rosé as it seems to be the case that people only want to drink this lighter version of red wine when the heat arrives but I ended up covering this a bit earlier this year as things have happened! Myself, I used to hate the wine because, as most winemakers admit, they make it just because people want to buy a cheap pink wine and little regard is given to the craft of the wine as long as long as it’s light in body and a bit sweet. There are however two main schools of winemaking when it comes to rosé and they sit on either side of the southern Rhône River. First is the Tavel style which is what most people probably know. Vivid salmon in color, the wine sees more contact with the skins during fermentation, has […]
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