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3 Pack of Rosé from the South of France [bdw3]


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3 pack of Rosé from the South of France - $40.00

• Chateau Routas Rosé Coteaux Varois en Provence 2019
• Lafage Miraflors Rosé 2018 (blend of Mourvedre, Grenache Gris and Grenache)
• Puech Haut Prestige Rosé 2018 Cevennes Blend (60% Grenache, 40% Cinsault)

Chateau Routas  Rosé Coteaux Varois en Provence 2019 (750ml)
Freshly cut watermelon, ripe peach aromas and floral notes lead to a palate alive with wild strawberries and hints of mineral notes. Crisp acidity and a refreshing finish.  
Blend: 46% Cinsault, 30% Grenache, 15% Syrah, 9% Cabernet Sauvignon

The location of Chateau Routas in the Coteaux Varois appellation is spectacular; in the heart of Provence, equidistant from the French Riviera on the Mediterranean coast and the foothills of the Alps. It is surrounded by tiny medieval villages that cling to steep cliffs and overlooks miles of spectacular hillsides, woods and rivers.

The 642-acre property includes 135 acres of strategically planted vineyard parcels that create a mosaic throughout the rocky, heavily-wooded terrain in this unspoiled, high-elevation sector of Provence. Some vineyard sites have soils that are red as crushed brick, while others consist of crumbly grey limestone mixed with pockets of iron-rich, red clay, and stones that reflect the hot summer sun.

At 1,300 feet above sea level, the elevation is among the appellation's highest, providing cool nights that slow the ripening of the grapes, contributing fresh notes, good color and complexity, plus dictating harvest dates that are up to a month later than other estates. The estate also encompasses dense woods, olive trees, and oak trees hiding black truffles. Bright red poppies grow alongside brilliant yellow sunflowers, and the surrounding forests hide a substantial number of wild boars – which are unfortunately a little too fond of the Routas grapes come harvest time.

Lafage Miraflors Rosé 2018  Cotes Catalanes  Mourvedre, Grenache Gris, Grenache
Named after an old estate located in the heart of Domaine Lafage, Mas Miraflors, the Miraflors Rosé is sourced from old vines of Grenache Gris and Noir, some nearing 80 years old, planted near the Mediterranean. Added to this is some Mourvedre that Jean-Marc planted here about 15 years ago. This a direct press rosé with the color coming from the skins of the pink Grenache Gris berries, and naturally, from the much darker Mourvedre and Grenache Noir. It is aged in tank for 4 months before bottling.

This is a pretty, dainty rosé, with initial scents of spiced cherry, wild strawberry and peach tea that dance in the bouquet. The palate is suave and satiny, with a soft texture and ample acidity to frame the ripe fruit tones. The finish offers a subtle melon rind bitterness that lends a soft texture through the close. It’s well balanced and harmonious, with a final herbal garrigue-like hit on the back of the close. Wine Enthusiast, 91 points 

Puech Haut Prestige Rosé  2018 Cevennes Blend: 60% Grenache, 40% Cinsault
Winemaker Notes: Magnificent pale robe, complex nose, and hints of citrus, white-fleshed and tropical fruits. Superbly refreshing and pleasant nose, with fabulous fruity sensations (white-fleshed fruits, lychee). With a generous mouth sensation riding on zesty notes, it is both gourmet and refreshing.

“Pretty, vibrant notes of white peach, white flowers, and salty minerality all emerge from the 2018 Prestige Rosé. Made in a crisp, elegant style, it stays balanced and layered on the palate, and is going to be an incredibly versatile rosé to drink over the coming 6-12 months. The blend is 60% Grenache and 40% Cinsault brought up all in tank.” Jeb Dunnuck, 91 points

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  • Credits cannot be issued after mid-term (if 1/2 or more of session-hours have been completed.)
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Street parking on SW 20th St. facing the Kamm House is limited. Free parking is available in Lot B at SW 18th and SW Columbia. Please obtain a parking pass from the office.

After 6 pm weekdays, students may park in the Willamette Dental lot at SW 20th and SW Jefferson as available.

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Classes are held until 8:30
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