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DAY 4
ONCE UPON A TIME
ROSÉ
IGP AUDE, FRANCE

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ABOUT ONCE UPON A TIME

Once Upon a Time Rosé is a delightful expression of French winemaking. This wine captures the essence of a timeless tale unfolding in every glass. Enjoy the delicate flavors of ripe strawberries, citrus zest, and hints of floral aromas as you savor the refreshing elegance of this rosé. Let this wine spark moments of joy and enchantment, inviting you to relish the magic of the present moment. Toast to the beauty of the story woven into every sip of Once Upon a Time Rosé.

 

ABOUT THE IGP AUDE

The IGP Aude wine region in France encompasses a diverse and picturesque landscape situated within the broader Languedoc-Roussillon wine-growing area. Located in the southwestern part of France, this region benefits from a Mediterranean climate characterized by hot, dry summers and mild winters, ideal for cultivating a variety of grape varietals. IGP Aude is known for producing a wide range of high-quality wines, including reds, whites, and Rosés, each reflecting the terroir and the meticulous craftsmanship of local winemakers. The vineyards here thrive in soils ranging from limestone to clay and gravel, contributing to the wines' distinct flavors and characteristics. With a long history of viticulture dating back centuries, the IGP Aude region continues to be celebrated for its accessible yet nuanced wines that capture the essence of southern France's winemaking tradition.

 

FOOD PAIRINGS

Here are five excellent food pairings for French Rosé:
 

  1. Grilled Seafood: Rosé from IGP Aude pairs wonderfully with grilled seafood such as shrimp, scallops, or grilled fish fillets. The wine's crisp acidity and fruit-forward profile complement the smoky flavors of grilled seafood, making for a delightful summer pairing.
     

  2. Salads: Light and fresh salads with ingredients like mixed greens, strawberries, goat cheese, and a balsamic vinaigrette are enhanced by the bright acidity and delicate fruitiness of Rosé wine. The wine's refreshing qualities provide a perfect balance to the salad's textures and flavors.
     

  3. Charcuterie: A charcuterie board featuring cured meats like prosciutto, salami, and chorizo, along with a selection of cheeses, olives, and nuts, is a fantastic match for Rosé from IGP Aude. The wine's fruitiness and acidity complement the savory and salty components of the charcuterie, creating a well-rounded tasting experience.
     

  4. Grilled Chicken: Rosé pairs beautifully with grilled chicken dishes, whether it's chicken skewers, grilled chicken breasts, or a light chicken salad. The wine's acidity cuts through the richness of the chicken while its fruity notes complement the flavors of grilled meat.
     

  5. Fresh Fruit: Enjoy Rosé from IGP Aude with a platter of fresh fruit such as strawberries, watermelon, and raspberries. The wine's fruit-forward profile harmonizes with the natural sweetness of the fruit, creating a refreshing and enjoyable pairing ideal for warm weather.
     

These pairings highlight the versatility of Rosé wine from the IGP Aude region, showcasing its ability to complement a variety of dishes with its crisp acidity, fruitiness, and lively character.

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