Cara Nord – Rosat 2017 & Spain’s new rosy face

by  |  06-04-2018

For anyone who reads the news you’ll have noticed we have some political “issues” in Spain/Catalunya to put it lightly. Despite their not being featured in the news as much like last October, they haven’t gone away. Wine however is not one of those problems and to some degree, is the temporary solution to them. To talk about rosé wines in Spain used to mean that you conjured a mental image of athis more densely-colored style of rosado that fancy wine types would say is ‘Tavel style’ instead of ‘Provence style’. And it tasted it as well given that while lighter than a full red, it didn’t have that freshness and crisp purity seen in the Provençal style that’s become all the rage as of late. Honestly, I never could see what the appeal of this older style actually was given that many large producers were using their younger and/or […]
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