What We’re Drinking: Christopher & Don Jacobo Rioja Rosado 2009





At last the summer has arrived and subsequently it’s a perfect opportunity to crack open the lighter characterful Old World white and Rosé wines.

If you want a Rosé with personality, deep colour and not too much alcohol (12%), then I would recommend you try the Don Jacobo Rioja Rosado 2009, Bodegas Corral.

Made from Garnacha and Tempranillo it is just delicious and fruity and don’t be shy to chill it – its really refreshing, particularly in this sweltering weather. 
 
To see what the other members of CellarVie Wines chose for the ‘What we’re drinking’ section and why, click on the links below.
 
Ben - Beronia Crianza Rioja 2008 
Sophie - Riesling Marlborough 2010, Vidal 
Simon -  Cono Sur Single Block Visión Riesling  
Jon - Château Les Justices 2005  
Charlotte - Rare Vineyards, Cinsault Rosé, 2011 
Christopher - Château Piochet 2009, Bordeaux Rouge  
Ben - Schubert Sauvignon Blanc 2009  
Sophie - Besserat de Bellefon Blanc de Blanc   
Ben - Hendricks Gin  
Simon - Finca Constancia 'Parcela 23' 
Jon - Sancerre Rosé 2010, Le Rabault 
Eliott - Rare Vineyards Carignan Vieilles Vignes  
Christopher - Chateau de Rully 1er Cru, Clos la Bressande 2007  
Sophie - Gewürztraminer Alsace 2009, Martin Zahn  
Charlotte - Kleine Zalze Bush Vines Chenin Blanc  
Ben - Flagstone Longitude 
Simon - Rare Vineyards Marsanne-Viognier 
Eliott - Veramonte Pinot Noir 
Jon - ‘Piluna’ Primitivo 
Sophie - Bourgogne Blanc 'Clos de Loyse' 2009 
Eliott - Touraine Sauvignon Domaine Trotignon  
Charlotte - 1847 Oloroso Dulce Sherry 
Simon - Errázuriz Single Vineyard Carmenère 2009 
Jon - Chardonnay Grand Cru 2008, Tenuta Rapitalà 
Christopher - Brookfield Reserve Chardonnay-Viognier 2009 
 
Why not let us know what you are drinking by posting your comments in the section below or post photos of you enjoying a nice glass of wine on our Facebook page...   
 
  

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