Txakoli Rosé "RK", Rekalde
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Txakoli Rosé "RK", Rekalde - 2021

Item # 36944 750mL
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Tasting Notes

This bottle calls for summer as it's spritzy, lively with acidity and marries well with foods from the sea. Txakoli comes from the northern Basque region of Spain and is less seen as a rosé and is so much more of a rare find.

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Staff Pick Notes

This is my favorite vintage of this wine. Unfortunately, it got caught up in the great supply chain issues of 2021. Stuck on a container ship for months, it finally arrived in October. While I will drink me some rosé all year long, I know that's not everyone's inclination. But you should be drinking this, because it's delicious! Usually this Txakoli gets overshadowed by the "Rubentis," Ameztoi, probably the most famous Basque wine in the world, but like I said, this year the "RK" is right tasty and it's still on our shelves. You'll dream of summers past and future, and know just how yummy a rosé can be.


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