The Darker Side of Rosé
Bright, Fresh and Lively
These aromatically perfumed and floral rosés feature bright, juicy acidity and, often, lower alcohol. The colours are deeper but transparent — they practically shimmer in the glass. Some have a little residual sugar (sweetness) and even a touch of spritz, but they can be dry, too.
Oysters on the half shell, ceviche and sashimi are delicious matches, as are herb quiche or light pasta. Don’t overthink it!
For brunch, a light luncheon or an afternoon gathering with friends, these lively wines will add a little zip and let the sun shine in.
Château la Tour de l’Évêque Rosé
VINTAGES 319392, $19.95
A customer favourite, this rosé is a blend of red and white grapes led by Cinsault and Syrah.
Zesty and berry-driven, it’s highly versatile with food.