Friday, November 08, 2013
Chateau de Campuget 2012 Costieres de Nimes Rose wine review by (PB)
Bouquet--candied spice with lovely mango? and tropical fruit nose.
Palate--A lively beam of tangy tropical fruit on a foundation of sleek acid with a fruity finish.
The Costieres de Nimes (pronounced--KOTE-yair da NEEM) is a fairly obscure region of the Rhone wine made from Grenache Noir (30%) and Syrah (70%.)
This is a $12 (or less) rose that is not your everyday "blush." This has some heft and is well made. I will be pairing it with my seafood soup currently simmering. This is a lovely little getaway in a bottle so raise a glass and enjoy!
Posted by PB at 5:47 PM