The Provencal Rosé Wine And Food Experience

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Provencal Rosé Wine And Food Pairing

Overlooking a provencal vineyard

Provence, a little slice of paradise. The food, the wine, the climate

What You Need To Know About Provencal Rosé Wine And Food

Provencal Rosé is usually considered not that great. But there are exceptions. Look for Les Baux de Provence AOC (one of the best is De la Vallongue, a rich wine in the $18 range), the usually, floral, fresh, and fragrant Bellet AOC, and the easy-to-drink (read don't pay too much) Coteaux Varois AOC. The Côtes de Provence tends to be overpriced. With few exceptions provencal rosés should be consumed within a year or two at the most.

I really like red Bandol wine that comes from this part of France. I have never tasted a rosé Bandol wine. Not long ago at the wine store I frequent when I want an extensive selection I had a $30+ bottle in my hands. One of the counsellors asked me if I were familiar with that particular wine. When I said no he replied in essence - If you want my advice don't get it. I tasted it recently and it was weak. I took his advice. Honestly, I don't remember the producer's name. I am still waiting to taste a Bandol Rosé.

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