What Are We Drinking: Le Charmel De Loire Rose 2018

Region: Loire, France

ABV: 12.5%

Cost: $14

Pair With: seafood, grilled meats

Color/Appearance: medium pink

Dry/Sweet/Body: off dry, light bodied

Balance/ Acidity/Finish: balanced in fruit flavor, medium acidity, smooth finish

Aromas: strawberry, peach, floral notes

Taste/Description: This rose is made with 50% Gamay and 50% Cabernet grapes and fermented in steel vats. Upon opening this bottle of wine, I was pleasantly surprised by how fragrant it was. On the nose you get strawberry, peach and wildflower floral notes. On the palate you get strawberry and raspberry fruit notes. Crisp in acidity. Pair this nice rose with seafood or enjoy as an aperitif.

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