Rosé Wine

Jul 082014
Villicana Winery Vin Rosé 2013, Liquid Hope, Paso Robles, CA, $18 (S) – Rating 90

Villicana Winery Vin  Rosé 2013A rosé blend of 52% Syrah, 36% Grenache and 12% Mourvèdre made in honor of wine club members who have faced or currently facing a cancer diagnosis. $1 of each bottle is donated to help those currently battling cancer.  Aromas of red cherry, strawberry and raspberry with hints of minerality. Medium-bodied with bright acidity offering flavors of ripe strawberry, ripe raspberry, rhubarb and pie spice. Spicy cherry in the long finish. Buy This Wine

Jul 042014
J Vineyards Vin Gris 2013, Russian River Valley, CA, $20 (S) – Rating 90

J Vineyards Vin Gris 2013A lovely shade of salmon color with aromas of strawberry, bright cherry, raspberry and plenty of spice. A lush mouth-feel with crisp acidity offering flavors of cherry, strawberry, raspberry, red fruit and rhubarb combined with a long spicy finish. Enjoy solo or paired with light summer fare or grilled salmon Buy This Wine


Jul 022014
Silverado Vineyards Sangiovese Rosato 2013, Napa Valley, CA, $25 (S) – Rating 90

Silverado Vineyards Sangiovese Rosato 2013100% Sangiovese and a wonderfully refreshing patio wine. A nose of strawberry, raspberry, rhubarb and hints of pie crust. A subtle note of sweetness, a full mouth-feel and bright acidity give way to flavors of ripe raspberry, ripe strawberry, rhubarb and plenty of spice with a little raspberry on finish. Buy This Wine


Jun 172014
Bacigalupi Vineyard Rosé of Pinot Noir 2013Bacigalupi Vineyard Rosé of Pinot Noir 2013, Russian River Valley, Sonoma County, CA, $30 – Rating 92

This wine just screams summer on the patio. A soft bouquet of ripe strawberry, wet stone and spice. A lush mouth-feel with crisp acidity offering flavors of strawberry, raspberry, ripe watermelon and brown spice. Notes of rhubarb in the very long finish. Plenty of body to pair with grilled chicken or salmon. Buy This Wine


Jun 032014
Mumm Napa Brut RoseMumm Napa Brut Rose NV, Napa Valley Sparkling Wine, Napa Valley, CA $24 (S) – Rating 90

A festive go-to sparkler. Predominately Pinot Noir with a small amount of Chardonnay blended in. A soft mouth-feel with balanced acidity combined with a soft nose offering hints of rose pedal, raspberry, strawberry and yeasty pie crust. On the palate, flavors of red cherry, strawberry, raspberry, spice and a touch of rhubarb. No need to wait to celebrate to enjoy these bubbles. Buy This Wine