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Quiz just about any Kermit fan about the boxer turned winemaker, and chances are Alain’s name—along with a slightly caricatural image of a brawny man with rough hands—immediately comes to mind. Picture that man, famous for his potent, rich, tannic reds, pouring you a glass of perfectly pink rosé. This glorious juxtaposition of muscle and grace commands a legitimate amount of consideration, much like the rosé itself: big and complex, but delicate and airy on both the nose and the palate. I’ve heard it ages amazingly, although I haven’t known many to keep any around long enough to find out.
|Blend:||40% Mourvèdre, 40% Cinsault, 20% Grenache|
|Producer:||Domaine du Gros ‘Noré|
|Vineyard:||30 years average, 13 ha|
|Soil:||40% Mourvèdre, 40% Cinsault, 20% Grenache|
Living wines have ups and downs just as people do, periods of glory and dog days, too. If wine did not remind me of real life, I would not care about it so much.