Although Pinot Grigio is best known for the production of white wines, the grapes actually have a pink tinge to them when they are ripe. The wine gets its delicate pink colour from contact with the grape skins during the winemaking process.
The grapes were crushed and pressed before fermentation took place in controlled stainless steel tanks at temperatures between 13-16°C. After pressing, further skin contact was avoided to avoid extracting too much colour or tannin. A vivid pink colour, this wine exhibits an intense perfume of red fruits with hints of strawberry and cassis.
German producer Villa Wolf make some absolutely fabulous, great value wine. This Pinot Noir Rosé from the Rhine River Valley is a great crowd pleaser. The wine has a delicate red berry aroma, with notes of strawberry, red currant and stone fruits. A hint of residual sugar adds a roundness to the palate, elegantly balanced by fresh acidity.
Dry, Clean, fresh, pale almost transparent, with a touch of coral colour. coral color. It is light and fresh on the palate with crisp acidity and floral aromas aftertaste, with balanced aromas of. roses and red fruit.
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The grapes were destemmed and crushed where after they macerated on the skins for between 1 – 3 hours before being pressed. After settling for 2 days, the wine was racked and inoculated with local white wine yeasts. Plummy Merlot combined with summer-berry flavours of Shiraz add complexity to this dry fruity rosé.
Le Poussin is made by Sacha Lichine of Whispering Angel fame. The Pink Chick is a delicate, pale pink blend made mostly from Grenache with a little dash of Syrah to round it out. It has floral, rose petal scents on the nose and a dry, well balanced palate with supple summer fruits.
The Vineyards of the Vendomois are located on both sides of the Loire. Pineau d` Aunis is a grape variety with a very specific flavour profile. Notably White pepper. It is only permitted variety for use in the making of Rose wines.