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  • Alban’s Well, 
  • 55 - 57 St Peter's Street , 
  • St Albans, 
  • AL1 3DY
01727616598
Opening Hours:
09:00 - 23:00
Food Service Times:
09:00 - 22:00

Wine Wall: Rosé

 

Chateau Minuty 281

Country: France
Wine region: Provence, Appellation: Côtes de Provence Rosé
Grapes: Grenache, Syrah, Cinsault

Tasting notes: White Peach and melon with red fruit.
Food Pairing: Celeriac, truffle and cheddar arancini

Story of the name: 281 is the colour code used on the bottle to represents the beautiful deep blue sky, in the Provence region as the day turns to night.

Ch. Minuty Rose et Or Côtes de Provence Rosé

Country: France Wine region: Provence, Appellation: Côtes de Provence Rosé
Grapes: 90% Grenache, 10% Tibouren

Tasting notes: Stone Fruit, Jasmine, Zesty
Food Pairing: Dorset coppa, cornichons 

The M Minty is a delicious and round wine with red fruit citrus and peach, light and easy to drink.

Rock Angel, Côtes de Provence Rosé 2020

Country: France Wine region: Provence, Appellation: Côtes de Provence Rosé
Grapes: Grenache, Cinsault and Rolle(vermentino)

Tasting notes: Apple, Pink Grapefruit, Rosehip
Food Pairing: Grilled tenderstem broccoli, Jersey Royals

Some of the fruit is oak-aged in large barrels, giving the wine a creamy texture to compliment the fruity notes making it slightly more oily in texture.

Whispering Angel, Côtes de Provence Rosé 2020

Country: France Wine region: Provence, Appellation: Côtes de Provence Rosé
Grapes: Grenache, Cinsault and Rolle(vermentino)

Tasting notes: Stone Fruit, Herbal, Delicate
Food Pairing: Rhubarb Cured Monkfish, picked asparagus

The story behind the name: At the chapel on the property of D’esclans above the alter are two little cherubs who look like they are whispering to each other.

Calafuria Negroamaro Rosato, Tormaresca 

Country: Italy Wine region: Puglia Applention: Salento IGT
Grapes: 100% Negroamaro

Tasting notes: Raspberry, Fresh, Crisp
 Food Pairing: Sea purslane and samphire sourdough, wild garlic butter

The Calafuria name comes from one of the over 700 bays on the Apulian peninsula.

Petite Odette Rose

Country: France Wine region: Côtes de Provence Rosé
Grapes: Grenache, Cinsault, Syrah

Tasting notes: Elegant, strawberry, dry
Food Pairing: Kohlrabi carpaccio/ Poole bay clams.

Rosa dei Masi

Country: Italy Wine region: friuli venezia giulia
Grapes: Refosco

Tasting Notes: Creamy, cherry, blackcurrant
Food Pairing: Heritage beetroot salad, grapefruit, radicchio

This unusual application of Masi’s speciality Appassimento technique softens the austere character of the Refosco grape and gives the wine greater freshness and elegance.

 

Scalabrone, Rosato di Bolgheri, Guado AL Tassoy 

Country: Italy Wine region: Tuscany Appellation: Bolgheri
Grapes: Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Syrah

Tasting Notes: Raspberry, Elegant, Petal
Food Pairing: Bread ChickN burger, pink onions, harissa mayo

The Masi story began in 1772, After more than 200 years of passionate winemaking the company is still in family hands, run by the sixth and seventh generations. The wine and vineyard take their name from a bandit named Scalabrone who roamed this area in the 18th century.