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YES WAY ROSÉ

Love it or hate it, rosé has made a huge comeback and is here to stay for the foreseeable future. We meet so many wine lovers that are anti-rosé, but we're pretty sure there's a rosato out there for you. Italy offers such a wide range of rosés that it's the perfect stomping ground for newbies. See below for our guide to Italian rosato!

 

 

OUR ROSÉ PICKS

 

 

2015 LAGREIN ROSATO TRENTINO DOC

MARCO DONATI, TRENTINO

$250.86/CASE OF 12 ($20.91/BTL)

Varietals: 100% Lagrein

Rosé all day! The time has come to stock up on rosato for the Summer. This Lagrein based rosé is dry and elegant without being too fruit forward. It's very versatile when it comes to food pairing and will go nicely with roasts, chicken stews, veal, pork, soups, and appetizers. It is also one of the few rosè wines that goes well with fish dishes.

2015 PIEMONTE ROSATO

FATTORIA LA RIVOLTA, CAMPANIA

$305.10/CASE OF 12 ($25.43/BTL)

 

Varietals: 100% Barbera

We love Piemontese rosatos because you can pretty much guarantee that they'll be nice and dry, and this rosé is no exception. It's simultaneously dry but also presents a beautiful ripe cherry aroma. Perfect for that hot summer afternoon. 

 

OUR FAVOURITE ROSÉ PAIRING RECIPES

1. Home Cured Gravlax with Dill

Rosé is a classic match for salmon. This home cured gravlax from The Crepes of Wrath paired with some good toasted bread and creme cheese will be the perfect match for any dry rosé. Check out the recipe here

 

2. Grilled Peach & Burrata Salad

The grilled fruity notes from the barbecued peaches and the richness of the burrata make rosé the perfect choice for this beautiful summer salad from Two Red Bowls. Get the recipe here

 

3. Tomato Tartets with Parmesan Crust

Rosé is a perfect match for acidic tomatoes and rich cheeses. This great recipe from Flourishing Foodie uses both. The perfect appetizer for your next backyard party. See the recipe here


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