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Staff Pick

Txakolina Rosado "Rubentis," Ameztoi - 2018

Item # 19856 750mL
$23.96/ Single Bottle
$287.52 $258.77/ Case of 12
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Tasting Notes

This is truly thirst quenching rosé. A Txakoli rosé, you say? Why yes. Made from the same grapes as Txakoli in the tiny Basque region, this wine shows bright acidity, with hints of rose petals, red candied fruits, and fresh strawberries.


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Staff Pick Notes

And after another Sunday, day drinking with my girlfriends, I couldn't help but wonder, is there more out there than just Whispering Angel? With walls of rosé to pick from, how does a single thirty-something in Manhattan choose what's right for her? My friend Miranda wants something straightforward from Provence (dry, crisp, pale pink), while Charlotte looks for something with a house in the Hamptons (like Channing Daughters Rosato di Refosco), and Samantha goes for tall, dark, and rich (like Cerasuolo d'Abruzzo "Baldovino", by Tenuta I Fauri) What do I like? I want something different, like Txakolina Rosado. It's fun, flirty with a hint of a spritz, lovely rose petals, and fresh strawberries on the palate. Unlike Mr. Big, this is one all my friends can agree on.

- TI

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