Napa’s Kale Rosé Goes To Provence
Contributor blog post by Susan Manfull:
Rosé continues to take the United States by storm. Although France drinks the most rosé by a long shot, accounting for 35% of world consumption or 8.5 million hectoliters (mhl) of rosé, the United States comes in a second (3.4 mhl).A distant second, yes, but we drink 14% of the rosé consumed by the world. That’s nearly 453 million bottles of rosé a year.
…Continue reading here for Susan’s detailed post on Kale rosé. Provence continues to set the “gold standard” for rosé production. Tavel is a small but mighty wine region in the Rhône Valley that is known for its rosé. According to Susan, American rosés are still coming of age Many of these wines are single varietals, but she tasted Kale Wine rosés from the Napa Valley and was more than surprised. She tapped into the expertise of Viktorija Todorovska (read her bio here).
In sum, she said that “[The Kale wines] have presence and structure more so than your general apéritif style Provence rosé.”
Via:: Provence WineZine