Category Archives: Rosé

Alpha Loire Domaines, an extensive line from France’s Loire Valley

I actually stumbled across this winery in Seattle at a Loire Valley tasting via a team of French sisters, who represent Alpha Loire in the international marketplace. The wines are just outstanding and even better for the price.  They have quite a large … Continue reading

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Chateau Barbanau, back to its roots (Provence, France)

It’s my opinion that this is the best Provence rosé in the Seattle market at this price point (~$20 retail).  A blend of Grenache/Syrah/Cinsault, it’s got melon on the nose with flavors of melon, rose petals & a little cinnamon … Continue reading

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Chantovent Co-operative (Languedoc, France)

In my opinion, co-operatives are the way to go because if the co-op is well run, they get to choose from the best grapes in the area and then they turn around and sell it for less.  Co-ops don’t usually … Continue reading

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