Patrick Bottex Bugey Cerdon Rose La Cueille

Rosé from France

Price: $22.99
Item No. 17275

Winemaker's Notes

"Ever so slightly sweet, it makes a delightful party wine... Vin du Bugey-Cerdon is an unusual non-vintage sparkling red wine from the Savoie in eastern France. A blend of 80% Gamay with 20% Poulsard (a local grape), Patrick Bottex's 'La Cueille' is a deep rose in color with a lovely taste of wild strawberries. Ever so slightly sweet, it makes a delightful aperitif, or party wine. And with just 8% alcohol in it, you can feel free to open a bottle for an afternoon dessert fest. Perfect for garden parties. Pair it with strawberry shortcake, cookies and even soft, ripe cheeses."
-L.A. Times

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(9/23/2010)
This can probably best be described as 'grandma wine'. Light, slightly sweet, sparkly--kind of like a wine spritzer. BUT, so much better than any wine spritzer I've had, and much better than the Strawberry Fields you may be thinking of...more along the lines of an Italian Brachetto. A desert wine, or a wine to have for brunch or an early afternoon tea. Ideally served with cheeses, lots of fruit and some sweet treats of chocolate, tarts and cakes.
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Learn About Other French

Vin de Pays (vahn duh peh-YEE) One of the lower levels in the French Classification system, Vin de Pays is an intermediary wine, created for vineyards who were not quite AC, but vastly superior to Vin de Table wine. Vin de Pays has restrictions similar to the AC, but on a lesser scale. Regulations include specified region, minimum alcohol level and grape varieties. The wine also...

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Learn About Rosé

Pink Bubbles Some Champagne and sparkling wine is pink. It's more rare, and more robust, and sometimes more expensive. But it's one of those wines that is just deliciously appealing. The pink color in a rose sparkler comes from the skins - which means that the wine must include at least one of the red grapes of the traditional method - Pinot Noir or Pinot...

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