A Bouquet of Rosé

Get mom a different kind of rosé this Mother’s Day – the kind she will really enjoy. Opici Wines has a great selection of rosés this 2014 from around the world.  There’s sure to be something mom will enjoy sipping on her special day and beyond.

Carpineto Dogajolo Rosato – Tuscany, Italy

Shows vibrant floral aromas of rose and myrtle meet hints of fruit, like apples, currants, and sour cherries. A refreshing wine with an invigorating acidity and a clean finish.

Cesari Bardolino Chiaretto Classico DOC – Veneto, Italy

Smooth and dry on the palate with vibrant acidity.  The fresh wild berry flavors are balanced by mineral notes. A young, fresh expression of the region’s indigenous varietals.

Chateau Beaulieu Coteaux d’Aix-en-Provence Rosé AOC – Provence, France

Bright and fruit-forward with exotic fruit that reminds of guava and papaya and white floral aromas on the nose. It has body and structure, yet is fresh on the palate and beautiful minerality.

Dominio Dostares Tombú Prieto Picudo Rosado – Bierzo, Spain

Aromas and flavors of tart red fruits, particularly berries, are bright. Crisp on the palate with vibrant acidity, this rose has body and structure and an elegant finish that lingers.

Fattoria di Magliano Illario Rosato della Maremma Toscana DOC – Tuscany, Italy

Layered with aromas of sweet red cherries and tart raspberries and notes of violets and herbs.  It is fresh with bright acidity making it an ideal food wine.

Sauska Villányi Rosé – Villany, Hungary

Vibrant and fresh with bright acidity and excellent minerality. Sweet fruit flavors of ripe strawberry and elegant florals of hibiscus and wild flowers on the nose, with notes of green tea on the palate.

Vivanco Rioja Rosado – Rioja, Spain

Aromas of fresh strawberries and raspberries are accented by hints of licorice and rose petal. Fresh and well balanced, with generous, clean red berry flavors and mild tannins.