2015 Rosé Soirée Wine List

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Wine List & Sale Prices

2015RS 011. Moulin de Gassac Guilhem Rosé 2014 Languedoc-Roussillon, France

A rosé blend of 50% Grenache, 30% Carignan and 20% Syrah from “Grand Cru of the Languedoc” Mas de Daumas Gassac. Intense aromas of strawberry lead to a palate full of crushed raspberry and violet pastille. Fresh, lively and refreshing.

Reg $14  Sale $12

2015RS 022. Château Pradeaux Bandol Rosé 2014 Provence, France

Robust, rich rosé of Mourvèdre (50%) and Cinsault (50%).  From vines averaging 25 years of age, this is a rare rosé with staying power and exceptional complexity. Expressive, mineral-tinged strawberry aromas with floral undertones.

Reg $42  Sale $36

2015RS 033. Raventós i Blanc La Rosa Rosé 2014 Penedès, Spain

100% Pinot Noir from high up in Raventós’ biodynamically farmed estate vineyards—grapes once used for Cava but now exclusively destined for rosé. Tangy berry and citrus flavors make this an elegant complement to everything at your picnic.

Reg $24  Sale $21

2015RS 044. Neirano Prosecco Brut NV Italy

Fresh citrus aromas with hints of honey and white flowers. Crisp flavors of ripe lemon, pear and green apple.

Reg $15  Sale $13

2015RS 055. Honoro Vera Rosé 2014 Jumilla, Spain

A pink blend of Tempranillo and Syrah, smooth and refreshing. Creamy and elegant on the palate, bursting with red and black berries, peaches and pineapples.

Reg $11  Sale $8

2015RS 066. L’Excellence de Saint-Laurent Saint Chinian Rosé 2014 Languedoc-Roussillon, France (1.5L Magnum)

40% Grenache, 40% Cinsault, 20% Syrah. Notes of tart red and black berry fruit with hints of spicy minerality and garrigue herbs. Ample and generous on the palate, nicely rounded through the finish.

Reg $25  Sale $20

7. Château de Trinquevedel Tavel Rosé 2014 Rhône Valley, France

45% Grenache, 24% Cinsault, 15% Clairette, 10% Mourvèdre, 6% Syrah. Expressive aromas of raspberry, strawberry and cranberry. Balanced and full, fruity and elegant.

Reg $23  Sale $20

2015RS 088. Poggerino Aurora Rosato 2014 Tuscany, Italy

100% Sangiovese rosato made from the free-run juice of the estate’s harvest for Chianti and Rosso blends. Fermented in stainless steel to preserve aromatic freshness and purity, the wine is fresh and fruity, with red berry and floral notes and lively acidity.

Reg $19  Sale $16

2015RS 099. Biutiful Cava Brut Rosé NV Spain

Sparkling rosé of Garnacha. Smoky stone fruit aromas lead to a fresh and zesty palate of plum, raspberry and citrus.

Reg $18  Sale $15

2015RS 1010. Château les Crostes Rosé 2014 Provence, France

50/50 Cinsault and Grenache, hand-harvested and fermented with native yeasts. Stony and floral in style, with notes of warm pebbles, roses and hibiscus giving way to a finish decorated with white peach and tart cherry.

Reg $22  Sale $19

2015RS 1111. Mas Carlot Rosé 2014 Costières de Nîmes, France

50% Grenache, 40% Syrah, Mourvèdre 10%. Lovely, fresh rosé with loads of rose petal, wild strawberry, cherry, and mineral notes. Medium-bodied and intensely colored, rich and fleshy from start to finish.

Reg $12  Sale $9

2015RS 1212. Domaine de Fondrèche Ventoux Rosé 2014 Rhône Valley, France

50% Cinsault, 25% Syrah, 25% Grenache. Taut and nervy rosé with hints of savory and thyme building on a core of cranberry, nectarine, strawberry and watermelon rind.

Reg $18  Sale $14

2015RS 1313. Le Grand Ballon Touraine Rosé 2014 Loire Valley, France

Rosé of Gamay, Cabernet and Côt (as Malbec is known in the Loire). Delicious nuances of red berries and spring flowers.

Reg $16  Sale $13

2015RS 1414. Le Provençal Rosé 2014 Provence, France

A refreshing warm-weather sipper bursting with aromas and flavors of strawberry, peach and citrus fruit. Lively acidity merges with delicate minerality on the thirst-quenching finish.

Reg $15  Sale $13

2015RS 1515. Domaine Saint-Anthelme Gard Rosé 2014 Languedoc-Roussillon, France

A pink blend of Grenache, Cinsault and Carignan with appealing aromas of white peach and floral notes. The palate follows the nose, adding the tartness of lychee and star fruit.

Reg $11  Sale $9

2015RS 1616. La Fleur d’Amelie Rosé 2014 Bordeaux, France

65% Merlot, 35% Cabernet Franc. Packed with strawberry, raspberry and cranberry that mingle on the palate with grapefruit and savory notes. Bright acidity carries subtle hints of spice on the finish.

Reg $15  Sale $12

2015RS 1717. Herencia Altés Garnatxa Negra Rosat 2014 Terra Alta, Spain

100% Garnatxa (Garnacha) from Terra Alta in the mountains of southwestern Catalonia. Light salmon in color, the result of less than 3 hours’ skin contact. Delicate floral aromas are followed by fresh watermelon, strawberry and citrus.

Reg $12  Sale $10

2015RS 1818. Painted Wolf Rosalind Pinotage Rosé 2014 Paarl, South Africa

Rosé of old-vine Pinotage, that uniquely South African cross of Pinot Noir and Cinsault. Bright and fruity, with strawberry, cherry and cranberry flavors and a fresh, tangy finish.

Reg $15  Sale $10

2015RS 1919. Anne Amie Prismé Pinot Noir Blanc 2011 Yamhill-Carlton, Oregon

Pinot Noir gently pressed, liberating the juice without color or tannin, then barrel-fermented and aged 18 months in French oak. Structured white wine with a backbone of acidity, a voluptuous mid-palate and a long, creamy finish. Baked apple, fennel, vanilla bean, candied ginger, crème brulée.

Reg $55  Sale $50

2015RS 2020. Castillo Ducay Rosé 2014 Cariñena, Spain

90% Garnacha, 10% Cabernet Sauvignon. Watermelon, ripe strawberry, blood orange, and even a little white pepper on the nose. Dances across the palate with juicy lemon acidity carrying flavors of tangerine, raspberry and orange zest.

Reg $12  Sale $10

2015RS 2121. Victor Hugo Les Mis Rosé 2014 Paso Robles, California

42% Malbec, 24% Cabernet Sauvignon, 20% Zinfandel, 14% Syrah. Enticing aromas of rose petal, strawberry and melon with floral components in the background.

Reg $16  Sale $13

22. Steininger Cabernet Sauvignon Rosé 2014 Kamptal, Austria

A superb rosé of Cabernet Sauvignon from Karl Steininger, who also produces a sparkling sekt bottling of pink Cab. Aromas of cherry cream, tart apricot and dried cranberry.

Reg $21  Sale $18

2015RS 2323. Mittelbach Zweigelt Rosé 2014 Lower Austria

100% Zweigelt, a cross between Blaufränkisch and native Austrian variety St. Laurent. The bouquet mixes raspberry and cherry, dandelion and lavender. Juicy and energetic.

Reg $18  Sale $16

2015RS 2424. Meinklang Frizzante Pinot Noir Rosé 2013 Burgenland, Austria

Lightly sparkling rosé of biodynamically farmed Austrian Pinot Noir. A total crowd-pleaser vintage after vintage, with cherry and bright citrus dancing on the palate.

Reg $20  Sale $18

2015RS 2525. Sant’Elena Traminer Aromatico 2011 Friuli-Venezia Giulia, Italy

This Traminer Aromatico (Gewürztraminer) is, as the name suggests, wonderfully aromatic. A riot of fleshy stone fruit, lychee, rose petal and elderflower, complex and intriguing.

Reg $14  Sale $11

2015RS 2626. I Pentri Flora Falanghina 2013 Campania, Italy

Exotic, totally beguiling white wine from southern Italy. Apricots, white truffles, flowers, honey and mint are all woven together beautifully in this exceptional, polished wine.

Reg $21  Sale $17

2015RS 2727. Cascina Chicco Anterisio Roero Arneis 2013 Piedmont, Italy

Anterisio, near the town of Canale, is known for producing beautiful, aromatic Arneis. Bright aromas of apples, pears, peaches and citrus with a palate marked by lively acidity.

Reg $23  Sale $17

28. Assobio Rosé 2014 Douro, Portugal

A blend of Touriga Nacional, Tinta Francisca, Tinta Roriz and Touriga Franca, picked early for crisp, fresh rosé redolent of red cherries, orange zest and just-ripe apricots.

Reg $18  Sale $15

2015RS 2929. Ochoa Rosado Garnacha 2014 Navarra, Spain

Intensely pink wine (70% Garnacha, 30% Tempranillo) from organic estate vineyards. Strawberry, tangerine, red currant.

Reg $16  Sale $13

2015RS 3030. Zudugarai Getariako Txakolina 2014 Getaria, Spain

We love Txakoli! Just saying this Basque beauty’s name (“CHAHK-oh-lee”) makes our mouths water. Citrusy, minerally and utterly refreshing.

Reg $22  Sale $19

2015RS 3131. Moshin Rosé of Pinot Noir 2014 Russian River Valley, California

Complex, juicy and versatile rosé of Pinot Noir from Sonoma winemaker Rick Moshin. Mouthwatering and succulent, with just the right amount of bright acidity. Delicate aromas and flavors of watermelon, fresh strawberry, agave and rose petal.

Reg $24  Sale $20

2015RS 3232. Black Diamond Rosé 2014 Walla Walla Valley, Washington

46% Syrah, 30% Grenache, 24% Tempranillo. Opens with lovely aromas of strawberry, melon and stone fruit with a hint of cherry cola. Smooth and refreshing, it simply begs for sunshine and good conversation!

Reg $19  Sale $15

2015RS 3333. Anjos Vinho Verde 2014 Minho, Portugal

Fizzy, zingy Vinho Verde from northern Portugal, a blend of native varieties Trajadura, Loureiro and Arinto. Lime and white peach on the nose and palate, with floral accents.

Reg $10  Sale $8

2015RS 3434. Domaine de Sainte Rose Coquille d’Oc Rosé 2014 Languedoc-Roussillon, France

An elegant rosé of Grenache, Syrah and Mourvèdre (80/15/5) with aromas of grapefruit, cherry, pear drop and luscious, ripe summer berries. Bright acidity is well-balanced with intense fruit and floral notes.

Reg $16  Sale $13

2015RS 3535. Pink Pégau from Château Pégau 2014 Rhône Valley, France

Pale salmon rosé of 100% Cinsault from acclaimed Châteauneuf-du-Pape producer Domaine Pégau. Peach, floral and red fruit aromas lead to the bone-dry palate, where mouthwatering acidity leads the faintly spicy, mineral finish.

Reg $25  Sale $21

2015RS 3636. Lake Chalice Cracklin’ Savie NV Marlborough, New Zealand

We didn’t think Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc could get any more refreshing until we tasted this sparkling version! Exotic passion fruit, blackcurrant and grapefruit with the region’s characteristic acidity, all riding on fine frizzante bubbles.

Reg $18  Sale $16

2015RS 3737. Belle Glos Pinot Noir Blanc Oeil-de-Perdrix 2014 Sonoma County, California

Citrus-driven aromas carry through to the palate, where bright acidity enlivens creamy orange flavors with layers of tart dried apricot. Richness on the mid-palate balances the acidity and drives flavors of dried fruit through the long-lasting finish.

Reg $25  Sale $20

2015RS 3838. Campos de Luz Rosé 2014 Cariñena, Spain

100% old-vine Garnacha from hot, arid central Spain, making for fleshy, full-bodied, fruity rosé with aromas of dried red currant, ripe strawberry and orange oil.

Reg $12  Sale $9

2015RS 3939. Hecht & Bannier Rosé 2014 Côtes de Provence, France

Provençal rosé of Grenache, Cinsault and Syrah (45/40/15) redolent of springtime on the Mediterranean coast. Charming bouquet of fresh berries, fennel, peach skin and violets.

Reg $23  Sale $19

2015RS 4040. Le Caprice de Clémentine Rosé 2014 Provence, France

50% warm, inviting Grenache; 50% light, fruity Cinsault. Rounded and smooth on the palate, with dried red berry fruit leading to a vibrant finish tinged by salinity.

Reg $19  Sale $16

41. Triebaumer Rosé von der Blaufränkisch Reserve 2014 Burgenland, Austria

This one’s a beauty! Sweet peaches, raspberries, roses and a touch of fresh mint. Strawberries flirt with freshly picked pears, backed by vivacious acidity and enchanting finesse.

Reg $16  Sale $14

42. Knipser Cuvée Rosé Clarette 2014 Pfalz, Germany

Crisp and fruity, this rosé is taken from the estate’s Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and Cabernet Franc plantings. Invigorating aromas of just-ripened strawberry and citrus blossom.

Reg $22  Sale $18

2015RS 4343. Château Jouclary Cabardès Rosé 2014 Languedoc-Roussillon, France

A unique assemblage of Cabernet Franc, Grenache and Cinsault from Cabardès, inland from Carcassonne in the Languedoc. Lively strawberry, bright citrus, delicate florality.

Reg $18  Sale $14

2015RS 4444. Château de Ripaille Vin de Savoie Ripaille 2013 Savoie, France

Chasselas is widely planted in Switzerland, but few bottles leave its borders and the ones that do get quite expensive. This is Chasselas from just across Lake Geneva in Savoie, France. Sleek and medium-bodied with pear and lime flavors.

Reg $17  Sale $14

2015RS 4545. Ameztoi Rubentis Getariako Txakolina Rosé 2014 Getaria, Spain

Have we mentioned how much we love Txakoli? (See #30). 50% Hondarribi Beltza and 50% Hondarribi Zuri, indigenous Basque grapes blended to make this vibrant, intriguing rosé. Tart red fruits combine with a lime-infused edge on the finish.

Reg $26  Sale $22

2015RS 4646. Château Haut-Mayne Graves Blanc 2014 Bordeaux, France

60% Sauvignon Blanc, 40% Semillon. Delicate aromas of white peach, lemon and pear. Elegant on the finish, with citronella and lemon zest highlighting a lovely balance between richness and acidity.

Reg $18  Sale $14

2015RS 4747. Domaine Saint André de Figuière Confidentielle Rosé 2014 Provence, France

40% Mourvèdre, 30% Cinsault, 30% Grenache. 93 pts, Wine Enthusiast: “Rich and smooth, structured and textured without losing sight of generous fruitiness. Orange peel combines with red berries to give a full yet fresh wine.”

Reg $33  Sale $29

2015RS 4848. Château de Montfaucon Les Gardettes Rosé 2014 Rhône Valley, France

An intensely pink cuvée of Cinsault, Counoise and Grenache, with lesser parts Mourvèdre and Syrah, from the southern Rhône Valley. Refreshing and crisp, with hints of peaches, raspberries and violets. Easy to love, difficult to put down.

Reg $12  Sale $10

2015RS 4949. Wild Thing Rendezvous Rosé 2014 Mendocino County, California

Crafted primarily from sustainably grown Carignane, this is intense rosé with juicy berry and melon aromas over a hint of pink grapefruit. Crisp, dry and refreshing, it pairs well with everything from sushi to BBQ ribs.

Reg $18  Sale $16

2015RS 5050. Schlumberger Rosé Secco NV Austria

Méthode traditionelle sparkling rosé of Zweigelt, St. Laurent and Blaufränkisch grapes. Raspberry, strawberry, rose petal.

Reg $24  Sale $20

2015RS 5151. Monchiero Vignola Rosato 2014 Piedmont, Italy

100% Nebbiolo from Monchiero, well-regarded Barolo producers. Playful aromas of rose petals, watermelon, cherry, fresh herbs and a hint of truffle-y earth. Fruity and fresh with a food-friendly balance of acidity and light tannin.

Reg $18  Sale $15

2015RS 5252. Domaine de l’Arnesque Côtes du Rhône Blanc 2012 Rhône Valley, France

70% Roussanne, 30% Grenache Blanc. Expressive floral bouquet, full and balanced on the palate. Notes of Mirabelle plum, spring flowers and lime zest.

Reg $19  Sale $14

2015RS 5353. Lagar de la Santina Albariño 2013 Rías Baixas, Spain

Beautiful dry white from Galicia, in northwest Spain. Floral, citrusy and minerally, with aromas of white peach, nectarine, pear and orange blossom.

Reg $19  Sale $16

2015RS 5454. Lini Labrusca Lambrusco Rosé NV Emilia-Romagna, Italy

Lively, fresh rosé Lambrusco from Lini, producers in Emilia since 1910. Lambrusco’s characteristic frizzante style showcases a playful palate of bright cherry, raspberry and red currant fruit.

Reg $20  Sale $17

2015RS 5555. Bonny Doon Vineyard Vin Gris de Cigare 2014 Central Coast, California

35% Grenache, 18% Mourvèdre, 16% Grenache Blanc, 12.5% Roussanne, 8% Carignane, 8% Cinsaut, 1.5% Marsanne, 1% Counoise. Elegant, sleek and mouthwateringly compelling, with aromas of black tea, bergamot and wild strawberry.

Reg $20  Sale $15

2015RS 5656. Réserve de la Saurine Gard Rosé 2014 Languedoc-Roussillon, France

Fresh, fruity rosé of Grenache Noir grown on gravely slopes in the South of France. Supple and engaging on the palate, with summery flavors of blood orange, ripe berry and clover.

Reg $14  Sale $11

2015RS 5757. Elena Walch Rosé 20/26 2014 Alto Adige, Italy

Equal parts Lagrein, Merlot and Pinot Nero so dubbed for its must weight at harvest (20° Babo) and fermentation temperature (26° C). Red berries and cherries with a little pepper in the background. Stimulating and seriously drinkable.

Reg $20  Sale $16

2015RS 5858. Courtney Benham Gewürztraminer 2013 Sonoma County, California

This is an easy drinker with zippy acidity and mouthwatering aromas of honeysuckle, Asian pear and orange blossom. Just a bit off-dry and well-balanced, terrific with or without food.

Reg $15  Sale $12

2015RS 5959. Allendorf Spätburgunder Rosé 2014 Rheingau, Germany

Founded in 1773 and best known for Riesling, the Allendorf estate also produces Spätburgunder (Pinot Noir) for reds and this gorgeous rosé. Aromas of tangerine and strawberries, with elegant balance between the fruit’s natural cool-climate acidity and the fruit itself.

Reg $14  Sale $10

2015RS 6060. Triennes Rosé 2014 Provence, France

A partnership between the owners of Domaine Dujac and Domaine de la Romanée Conti, Triennes has quickly established itself as one of the premier wineries in southern France. Primarily Cinsault, with Grenache, Syrah and Merlot. Red raspberry, lime zest and lemongrass.

Reg $24  Sale $18

2015RS 6161. Pascal et Nicolas Reverdy Terre de Maimbray Sancerre Rosé 2014 Loire Valley, France

Best known for its Sauvignon Blanc, Sancerre is also home to red and rosé wines made from Pinot Noir. This bottling from renowned producers in the region is wonderfully minerally, with filigreed acidity underlining perfumed strawberry, cherry and citrus blossom.

Reg $26  Sale $23

2015RS 6262. Jean-Baptiste Adam Crémant d’Alsace Brut-Rosé NV Alsace, France

Sparkling Pinot Noir from Alsace, where the long, sunny growing season allows for wonderfully developed fruit flavors even from grapes destined for sparkling wines. Aromas of currant, raspberry and apricot introduce a team of fine bubbles carrying fleshy fruit across the palate.

Reg $26  Sale $21


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