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CV, the wine guy

The Return of Rosé!

Rosé all day! Pair Rosé with warm summer evenings, tomatoes, olives, vegetables off the vine and off the grill, prosciutto & melon, toasts with tapenade, pork sausages, aioli, grilled seafood, oysters… and if there’s any left, sip with sliced peaches!

We currently have a fabulous Rosé display in between the meat and cheese departments. Stop on by to discover your next favorite!

Chateau Gabriel Rosé
40% Cinsault, 40% Grenache, 20% Syrah
Organic! Notes of vine peaches with a fresh and structured mouth. Ideal accompaniment for grilled meats and marinated fish. $14.99

La Petite Perriere Rosé
100% Pinot Noir
Delicate, complex nose with a subtle fusion of rose petal, berry, and grenadine. Light and fresh with lovely sweetness on the finish, gently lifted by fresh aromas of raspberry. $9.99

Domaine de Couron Rosé
100% Grenache
A bright, bountiful bouquet of fresh strawberries and watermelon, with notes of citrus zest. Fresh, full-flavored but light-bodied melange from raspberry and watermelon to strawberry. $8.99

Bila-Haut Rosé
55% Grenache, 45% Syrah
Both the Grenache and Syrah offer up their unique flavors to combine into a refreshing and crisp wine with high resolution. Bright mineral flavors with a hint of citrus in the lingering finish. $12.99

Coeur de Terre Rustique Rosé
50% Syrah, 50% Pinot Noir
An alluring blend of cranberry, raspberry, cherry, and freshly cracked grape cane on the nose. On the palate, this dry rose makes a great match for a variety of foods, including spicy! $17.99

And Why am I Mr. Pink Rosé
100% Sangiovese
By the Underground Wine Project. A very pretty pale peach wine, with aromas of herb, cherry, and minerals. The palate drinks dry with mouth-watering, generous, tart cherry flavors! $11.99

Prieuré de Montézargues, Tavel Rosé
50% Grenache, 15% Cinsault, 35% Syrah, Mourvèdre, Carignan
Powerful red berry, orange zest, and floral scents gain urgency from a mineral overtone. Offers penetrating bitter cherry and red currant flavors that deepen with air. Tannic finish. $18.99

By: CV, The Wine Guy

CV, The Wine GuyCV is our resident wine guy and our newest cheese specialist. And he’s here to give you generous, succinct, friendly advice on wines (and cheese). CV is quick to say that he’s not a wine “expert” — he’s not the person to go to for fancy terminology — but he does know wine, and approaches it with robust energy and a desire to match wine with people, food, and experiences.