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Staff Pick

Dom. de la Bastide "Figue," Côtes du Rhône Rosé - 2018

Item # 23267 750mL
$11.96/ Single Bottle
$143.52 $129.17/ Case of 12
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Tasting Notes

Bursting with watermelon, this classic Rhône rosé will have you dreaming of summer orchards and fat, ripe, fresh off-the-tree fruit. Refreshing acidity plays well against the floral, berry palate. Great for summer salads with herbs, poached chicken, and light cheeses.


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Staff Pick Notes

The days are getting longer, we're springing forward, and the first of the season's Rosé's are starting to hit the shelves at Astor. It's official. #SummerIsComing. The Domaine de la Bastide "Figue" Rosé seems to be a winner and crowd favorite year after year. After tasting this new vintage I can proclaim that this year won't be an exception. It's a beautiful pale salmon pink hue, similar to what you'd find in Provence, but with a rich depth of flavor, brimming with ripe strawberries, peaches and watermelon. Very dry with vibrant acidity, this is a great rosé for ringing in the new season.

- TI

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