In this Saturday’s (May 12) VINTAGES release, LCBO is featuring a bright and fruity rosé that has quickly become a crowd favourite. The SEXY Rosé, from grapes grown in Portugal’s warm and sunny Alentejo, is a blend of indigenous and international varietals, which come together to combine a delicious, fruity and emenently quaffable summer patio stand-by!
With sun on the horizon for the next week, pick up a bottle or two, and enjoy in the sun! It tends to sell quite quickly upon release, so get them while you can!
Fita Preta Vinhos Sexy Rosé 2011
“Medium pink colour with a sweet and savoury nose of pear, raspberry, watermelon, rhubarb and plum. Dry with juicy fruit flavours freshened up by bright acidity. Medium body and a juicy, fruit-driven finish. Try it with grilled sausages and red peppers on rice, or flatbread pizza.” (VINTAGES panel, March 2012)
Varietals: Touriga Nacional, Aragonês, Cabernet Sauvignon and Alicante Bouschet
Region: Alentejo, Portugal
Price: $14.95 (per bottle)
Code: LCBO #117077