A pleasant rosé, and a great value…
Name: Buti Nages
Producer: Michel Gassier
Region/Country: Costières de Nîmes, Vallée du Rhône, France
Grape Varietal(s): Grenache and Syrah
Consumed: At home
Recommended By: Chosen from the Selection at the SAQ
Cost: $15.95 (SAQ)
Bottle Presentation: Girly/feminine, simple.
Appearance: Light salmon.
Nose: Peaches and strawberries, with floral and herbaceous undertones.
Taste: Dry, light, and refreshing, consisting of floral and herbs.
Finish: More floral and herbs.
Overall Impression: A very nice summer rosé. It paired well with an appetizer spread of cantaloupe and prosciutto, as well as an assortment of cheeses and other cured meats. The sweet nose contrasted with the dry taste. Well worth a look, especially at a very modest price-point.
Rating (from 70 to 100): 86/100