Bring the French celebrations home this Bastille Day, 14th July with these French classics. You might not be able to be toast Bastille Day in St Tropez but these drinks offer French sunshine in a glass.
Le Météore Rosé
Le Météore is a pale, organic AOP Faugères rosé with a slight rose flower tinge, made from grapes grown within and around the crater. Dry and delicate, it has aromas of raspberry, strawberry and grapefruit, with a hint of white pepper, while round, smooth and fresh on the palate with brightness and balanced acidity. RRP £15.50. ABV:13.5% – Available from: Domaine du Météore
Lady A Rosé
Lady A Rosé is a classically pale and elegant rosé made at Château la Coste in Provence, born inside Soho House and curated by the world’s youngest ever Master Sommelier, Vincent Gasnier. RRP – £14.95 for 75cl – Available from 31DOVER.com
For a non-alcoholic version try…
ODDBIRD BLANC DE BLANCS & SPARKLING ROSÉ WINE
Sparkling Chardonnay wine, liberated from alcohol. Oddbird Blanc de Blanc is crisp, intricate and dry, with fresh tones of Granny Smith apples, honey and lime. A youthful 100% Chardonnay wine with high complexity. Or opt for the pink version, Sparkling Rosé wine, liberated from alcohol. Silky and well-balanced blend of Chardonnay and Pinot Noir grapes with gentle hints of summer berries, citrus and Granny Smith apples. Oddbird Rosé is rather dry and all-natural in colour.
RRP £9.99 – Available now from 31DOVER & Alcohol Free Company, as well as Amazon. Rolling out this summer to Harvey Nichols, Wise Bartender and other fine retailers.