Perfectly Pink | 3 Amazing Rosé Wines For Summer 2020

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With the warmer weather making an appearance there’s no better time to enjoy a glass of rosé. Following on from our recent post on the best wines for English wine week we are now looking at 3 of the best rosé wines for summer 2020 with some luxurious bottles for special occasions.

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Domaine du Météore rosé  – Meteoric wine producer, Domaine du Météore, has launched a new organic rosé from its vineyard in Languedoc. Made from a blend of 50% Cinsault, 40% Grenache Noir and 10% Mourvèdre, Le Météore is available to purchase in the UK from today from the Domaine du Météore website, with an introductory offer of 2 free bottles when you buy 4.

Domaine du Météore takes its name from the 200 meter-wide meteorite crater, which struck a hillside in southern France over ten thousand years ago. Today, Domaine du Météore’s vines grow within and around its crater. High up in the Languedoc mountains, the domaine spans the schist soils of Faugères and Saint-Chinian, which are surrounded by garrigue, with the scent of wild thyme, fennel, and mint. Domaine du Météore makes organic wines inspired by the land and its history. These are wines from another dimension. 

 

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Le Météore is a pale, organic AOP Faugères rosé with a slight rose flower tinge, made from grapes grown within and around the crater. The nose is both expressive and delicate with aromas of raspberry, strawberry, and grapefruit with a touch of white pepper. A variety of the Météore wines cuvées are stocked at Stone, Vine & SunHaynes Hanson & ClarkLes Caves de Pyrene and the whole range is available to buy at www.domainedumeteore.com

 

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Vins de Provence rosé for summer 2020

Exceptionally versatile, Vins de Provence rosés are a perfect match for grilled meats, seafood and salads. Try them with marinated barbecued king prawn or chicken skewers, or with a quick and easy watermelon, tomato and feta salad. And for dessert, there’s nothing like a glass of rosé to give that bowl of juicy strawberries a certain je-ne-saisquoi. Whatever your plans, with a glass of Provence rosé in hand, sophisticated summer vibes are just a sip away !

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Château de Berne Selection, MDCV, Ultimate Provence, Côtes de Provence, 2019 – Ultimate Provence’s generous flavours of raspberries and strawberries lead to an elegant crescendo with unique hints of spice, including pine, cinnamon and dry white pepper. A bright, warm finish tempered with notes of citrus, this wine comes encased in a stunning cut-glass bottle that makes it perfect for serving at a romantic dinner as the sun sets. RRP £26.99 at North & South Wines.

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Maison Fabre, Château de l’Aumérade, Marie-Christine Cru Classé, Côtes de Provence, 2019  – Fine, fruity and delicate, Marie-Christine is an elegant wine with a soft pink powdered hue, but don’t let that deceive you. On the palate this rosé packs a punch with vivacious notes of peach and nectarine that bring it a rich, aromatic complexity, and make it a perfect match for grilled meats, fish, and flavourful Mediterranean dishes. RRP £13.29 at Strictly Wine.

What are your favourite rosé wines for the summer months? Let me know below or over on Instagram @lifestylelinked now!

 


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