Written By Treve Ring Libations / Rosé Sep 5, 2011 Les Ligeriens Rosé d’Anjou 2010 SHARE VIA: Facebook Twitter PinterestLes Vignerons des Terroirs de la Noëlle Les Ligeriens Rosé d’Anjou 2010 Anjou-Saumur, Loire, France $15-18 + 823526 available at BC Liquor Stores or select private storeswww.vignerons-de-la-noelle.comI think this Labour Day weekend proves, at least on the south coast, that summer is still in full swing. And as such, I have no problem recommending Rosé past Labour Day (not that there’s anything wrong with that).I mean, what’s not to like about low-alcohol, off-dry pink wines? When bright with lemony acid, just-picked strawberry sweetness, pear drop charisma, gravel tinged rhubarb finish and at the $15 mark? This Gamay and Grolleau blush is strawberries and cream, sweet pear, silky smooth, and well balanced between lemon acid and residual sugar.I paired it beautifully with a sunny September afternoon in the yard, but it would also make a match to salmon salad and cured meats.Smack dab in the centre of the Loire Valley is headquarters for Les Vignerons de la Noelle. Today, the association includes 100 winegrowers from the Nantes and Anjou region, gathered together for shared marketing and quality philosophies. Rating: (click here to see what our wine ratings mean) EATrecommendsLes Ligeriens Rosé d’Anjou 2010What’s not to like about low-alcohol, off-dry pink wines? When bright with lemony acid, just-picked strawberry sweetness, pear drop charisma, gravel tinged rhubarb finish and at the $15 mark? This Gamay and Grolleau blush is strawberries and cream, sweet pear, silky smooth, and well balanced between lemon acid and residual sugar.RoseWine Reviews SHARE VIA: Facebook Twitter Pinterest Written By: Treve Ring Treve Ring is a wine writer, editor, judge, consultant and certified sommelier, and has been with EAT Magazine for over a decade. In addition to her work with EAT, she is a Wine Critic and National Judge for WineAlign, ... Read More You may also like Victoria / Wine Events October 5, 2017 Crush ~ A Fine Wine Affair, Sunday, October 22, 2017 “A Benefit for The Belfry Theatre at the Inn at Laurel Point” The Belfry Theatre’s annual fine wine auction returns to the Inn ... Read More Wine Events May 17, 2017 Coast to Coast – Ontario & Nova Scotia Wines Shined at the Vancouver Wine Festival. At the Vancouver Wine Festival 2017 only six attendees at a standing room only Coast to Coast media and trade seminar who, when asked if anyone had ... Read More Fortified Wine April 28, 2017 Madeira: intense, indestructible… and overlooked What comes to mind when you hear “Madeira wine “? If anything, it’s likely to be a dusty bottle sitting alongside the Marsala, balsamic vinegar ... Read More Okanagan / Wine Festivals March 22, 2017 Canada 150: The Purity and Diversity of BC Wines The 2017 Vancouver International Wine Festival celebrated Canada’s 150th anniversary with Canadian wines at the core. Punters lined up for a taste ... Read More Beer & Cider / Victoria March 15, 2017 Highlights and Sours at Victoria Beer Week After nine days of events, Victoria Beer Week once again poured its final pint of the year. Some may still be reeling (recovering?) from the ... Read More Coffee & Tea March 7, 2017 Is Your Coffee in Season? GROWING UP IN MANITOBA TAUGHT ME TO APPRECIATE SEASONAL fruits and vegetables. Unlike Vancouver Island, Manitoba has a brief growing season. All of ... Read More Comments are closed.