Sparkling Rosé For Valentine’s Day
11th February 2020
No matter what shade of pink, a Rosé is always welcome, it’s that time of year again when you go out and buy some flowers and chocolates for your loved one, this year turn that fantastic duo into a magnificent three by gifting a bottle of Sparkling Rosé, it’s not like you are short on choice.
Some people buy a bottle based on the label or its name, but it’s what’s inside that counts, so check out my tasting notes and find out a little about the wineries these Rosés come from.
Romance Your Partner With A Bottle Of Roger Brun Romance
Located in the Commune of Aÿ in the Champagne region, Philippe Brun, the winemaker and owner of Champagne Roger Brun, creates some wonderful Champagnes, including this Rosé.
With the name on the bottle being Champagne Roger Brun Romance, it’s a perfect looking bottle for Valentine’s Day.
Let’s see if it tastes as good as it looks.
Roger Brun Romance Premier Cru Tasting Notes – “Raspberries and strawberries on the aroma. Dry strawberry and soft red berry fruits on the palate.”
Philippe Brun is a very passionate man, who cares deeply about the Champagne he creates, he cares more about delivering an amazing experience than just making a quick buck, and you can taste that passion in every sip.
This Champagne won a Silver Medal in the Winter Warmer Category in The World’s Finest Glass of Bubbly Awards 2019.
It’s also worth noting that another one of his Champagnes, the Champagne Roger Brun – Reserve Familiale 2004 took home The World’s Finest Glass of Bubbly of 2019 Award.
Be Adventurous with Pere Ventura Tresor Rosé
Pere Ventura Family Wine Estates is a winery that makes Sparkling Cava’s in Spain, they are a family run winery who care deeply about what’s in the bottle and how their vineyard is looked after.
They have a history dating back to 1369 and a total of 328 hectares of vineyards.
It’s always enjoyable to me to say the word ‘Ventura’, so there’s always a smile on my face when a bottle is opened.
Pere Ventura Tresor Rosé Tasting Notes – “Petrol and raspberry aromas. Summer berry fruits on the palate.”
For most of the year, Pere Ventura offers private tours and guided tastings, you can click here to find out more.
This Spanish Sparkling Wine won a Gold Medal in the Gastronomic Category in The World’s Finest Glass of Bubbly Awards 2019.
Located in Asolo Prosecco DOCG in Northern Italy, Giusti was founded in 2002, they own approximately 15% of the designated land for wine in the region, so they are a big player, selling wines to over 20 countries.
Giusti Rosé Vino Spumante Tasting Notes – “Crisp and refreshing, not overly sweet, more dry raspberry flavours.”
This Italian Sparkling Wine won a Bronze Medal in the Light & Fruity Category in The World’s Finest Glass of Bubbly Awards 2019.
Venturini Baldini Cadelvento
The Venturini Baldini farm was founded in 1976, located in Emilia Romagna, the estate has 130 hectares, but only 30 hectares are planted with vineyards, they are one of the first vineyards to obtain organic certification, the hills on which the vines are grown reach an altitude of 370 meters.
Venturini Baldini also offers guided tours and tastings with up to a maximum of 50 people from Mondays to Saturdays, you can find out more here.
Venturini Baldini Cadelvento Tasting Notes – “Light and refreshing, perfect as a summer day aperitif. Light strawberry and raspberry on the nose. Flavours are red berries with a touch of minerals / pink grapefruit.”
This Italian Sparkling Wine won a Silver Medal in the Classic & Elegant Category in The World’s Finest Glass of Bubbly Awards 2019.
Reiterer Rosé Schilcher Sekt
Weingut Reiterer Rosé Schilcher Sekt Tasting Notes – “Fruity yet a dry fizz. Rounded red berries, red apple and candy on the nose. Crisp and red berry fruity taste. Fair length, dare I say a good wine for foods.” – Christopher Walkey
This Sparkling Wine won a Silver Medal in the Forget Me Not Category in The World’s Finest Glass of Bubbly Awards 2019.
Bruscia Brú Rosé
The Bruscia Winery grow their grapes organically, they also practice organic farming because, in their words, ‘we want to respect nature and not pollute the environment,‘ their production is certified by the Soil and Health Authority.
Societa Agricola Bruscia Brú Rosé Brut Tasting Notes – “Herbal spices and a light touch of Strawberries on the aroma. Summer fruits with spicy herbal flavours.”
This Italian Sparkling Wine won a Bronze Medal in the Summer Days Category in The World’s Finest Glass of Bubbly Awards 2019.
Hic et Nunc Brut Rosé Mète
The land that Hic et Nunc grow their vines on consists of clay soils with limestone foundations, they say “it’s not only climate, terrain, geography: the terroir philosophy also involves the people who put their hands and heart into the different stages of cultivation and harvesting,” all the people who helped create this Sparkling Wine have a real passion for what they do.
Hic et Nunc Brut Rosé Mète Tasting Notes – “A hint of Spice, floral and herbal aromas. Spicy flavours.”
This Sparkling Wine is available to buy at Mondial Wine.
This Italian Sparkling Wine won a Silver Medal in the Light & Fruity Category in The World’s Finest Glass of Bubbly Awards 2019.
So that’s all of them, will you be drinking one of these Sparkling Rosé’s this Valentine’s Day?
No matter what you drink or where you drink it, remember to enjoy the moment with the one you love.
Happy Valentine’s Day From Glass of Bubbly
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