rose wine, wine, mimi en provence

Mimi en Provence Rosé – Best of the Summer

Welcome to the third part of our Summertime Rosé series, where I have challenged myself to find the best of the best summer rosés of 2017. The purpose of this series is to show you how you do not need to be a wine expert or shred your bank account to enjoy a good glass of wine. In all honesty, I love me some quality sipping but know very little about the genre. I am not going to focus too much on palate and maturation… let’s leave that for the connoisseurs with years of experience under their belt. I am going …

Mathilde Chapoutier Grand Ferrage, Rosé, wine

Finding my way with Mathilde Chapoutier

Summer has officially begun and for my wine glasses that can only mean one thing… Rosé. It’s perfectly light for the sweltering weather, has a refreshingly fruity palate, and gosh-dang-it rosé is so damn pretty! With all that said, over the next few months I will be featuring some of my top picks for best summer rosés. First up: Mathilde Chapoutier’s 2016 Côtes de Provence Grand Ferrage Rosé. Whew, that was a mouthful. Let’s get to know the bottle a little better, shall we? This wine is the brain child of an eighth generation wine maker. Mathilde Chapoutier is the 24-year-old (yes, 24!) …