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May 11, 2012 Comments (0) Views: 1541 Good Food Fighters

Try This Sexy Portugese Rosé

by Le Sommelier, a ‘Certified Good Food Fighter

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!

Sincerely,

Le Sommelier
416.603.7026

Tasting Note:

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

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