Long a fan of rosé from Provence not only was I curious but just had to see what this one could deliver for a five spot…
Price: $4.99 @ Trader Joe’s imported by Latitude Wines
What They Said:
Hmmm… Not a word to be found. Guess you’ll just have to trust me…
What I Think:
(12.5%) Nice pale salmon pink color (not dyed). Medium bodied, pleasant Grenache like strawberry and watermelon fruit. Spiced minerality. Dry, crisp and pleasing. Perhaps a bit faint or simple on the back of the palate but no flaws here. Still delivers for the price point despite the strange bottle. If you are looking for a rose this is as good as it is going to get for $5 (unless you can grab the 2009 Domaine Sainte Leocadie Minervois Rosé at K&L Wines).
Rating: Buy It (if you’re a rosé fan…)