Think Pink, or should we say Rosé!
Rosés are perfect for spring and summer, as they are served chilled and can be a refreshing accompaniment to a variety of warm weather fare. At Vino Mas we believe everyone should drink more of it. The most common objection that we hear is -- "it's pink, it is too sweet for me!" (Today's dry rosé offerings are nothing like the White Zin wines that many of us started drinking wine with). Keep in mind that Rosé’s are made out of just about every red grape varietal that “red” wine is made out of. Rosé is made when the juice of red wine is strained from its skins before it becomes too dark. The flavors of rosé wines tends to be more subtle versions of their red wine varietal counterparts. The fruit expectations lean towards strawberry, cherry, and raspberry with some citrus and watermelon presenting on a regular basis.
Rosé’s also top the charts for food-friendly versatility. These wines are versatile because they fall in between the extremes of red and white — less intense than a big, tannic, mouth-busting red, but with more depth than a super-light white. That happy-medium flavor profile means you can almost always find one that pairs well with what you are eating – fish, veggies, chicken, grilled steak, etc… So, if you are opting for "surf 'n turf" rest assured that a Rosé can handle both the seafood and the steak in one fell sip. It's also a great picnic wine, as it tends to have both a lighter body and more delicate flavors on the palate, presenting a great wine partner for a ham, chicken or roast beef sandwich, along with a fruit, potato or egg salad and can even handle a variety of chips and dips.
So, step out of your comfort zone, grab a bottle and enjoy!