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Jean-Luc Colombo Cape Bleue Rosé 2013

by Nannette Eaton on April 17, 2014

“Drinking wine was not a snobbism nor a sign of sophistication nor a cult; it was as natural as eating and to me as necessary.” ― Ernest Hemingway, A Moveable Feast

Jean-Luc Colombo Cape Bleue Rosé 2013
Don’t get caught up in the chase for the shiny new cult wines. The hunt for the “best” is an fruitless quest; Ego Wines won’t love you tomorrow, and your bank account will be empty. Instead, go for easy-drinking casual elegance. Wine Harlots love the French Jean-Luc Colombo Cape Bleue Rosé as an everyday table wine. Fresh, fun and food-friendly, this wine is affordable and delicious.

Jean-Luc Colombo Cape Bleue Rosé has subtle notes of strawberries and works will with light summer cuisine. We paired it with second-day Shrimp & Vegetables, for a quick, casual lunch. The music match is any of the Buddha Bar soundtracks.

The details: 12.5% alcohol. Cork closure. Appellation: Méditerranee. Grapes: syrah 67%, mourvèdre 33%. Retail price: $9-12 USD. Imported by Palm Bay International. The wine was provided by the importer as a promotional sample for editorial consideration.

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