Ah yes. Another bank holiday weekend … with lousy weather of course. No worries though. I’m quite content to have a Saturday night in and let the pizza delivery dude brave the rain for me. I’m especially pleased to be taking it easy as this proved to be an exhaustingly busy week with me running all over town. Besides, there’s a rather tasty bottle of rosé to review.
May’s Wine of the Month is Chateau Plantey Canteloup’s 2009 Rosé Bordeaux. Fruity and refreshing, it would have been perfect for the picnic I’m going to on Monday (weather permitting), but I just couldn’t wait. It probably wasn’t the best pairing for the pizza that showed up at my door, but it’s doing wonders now on its own. Light-medium bodied, dry and ready to drink (but it will keep), this rosé is an excellent choice for summer sipping. It’s got a pretty pink hue and is likely to make the girlie girls particularly happy. The £6.55 per bottle price certainly pleases me – very good value for this bright berry flavoured Cabernet Sauvignon blend.
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