These last weeks have been the summer’s busiest in terms of greeting new vintages of rosé at the port in Berkeley. We don’t play favorites, but some of yours are finally here, from Marquiliani’s duo of pale-but-complex Corsican rosés to Clos Sainte Magdeleine’s pink Côtes de Provence to the Bandol rosés made by two stellar domaines, neither of which rhymes with “Sempier”—though we have that one too. There are now over a dozen of this summer’s new rosés on our site and we will be adding more every week or so!
When traveling the wine route in France and Italy, I come across fine olive oil almost as often as I come across fine wine. Of course, these are the two staples of the diet in this part of the world...
While our retail shop in Berkeley is not yet open for browsing, all of our staff continues to taste and recommend new bottlings as well as ones that have continued to evolve beautifully on our racks or in the back of the store. Here you will find our staff’s current favorites!
Here at Kermit Lynch Wine Merchant we don’t believe in selling anything mediocre, and we would certainly not put our name on a wine we didn’t believe in. So our values are just that, wines that are full of value and quality.
You won’t find many producers who have had such success in their traditional wines over decades and who experiment with new wines. This collection features three examples of the old and three of the new.
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