The suburnt piglet

Monday, July 20, 2009

Brand NameDomaine Rimbert
Wine NamePetit Cochon Bronze
Vintage (Year)
Wine ClassRed
Wine TypeCinsault
Alcohol %12%
Bottle Size750ml
Price$10 and Under
Site Rating7 (on a scale of 1-10)

I picked this one up, and as I went to research it, I kind of laughed at the fact that the website is all in French; I loved their audacity to keep it their way and not parlay to the rest of the world.

This wine is a semi-dry/semi-sweet blush made from the Cinsault grape. It's probably the perfect summer accompaniment to fresh fruit and veggies, salads, and very light fare. Being Cinsault, I really can't give you much on flavor, but to say that I am reminded of rose-hip tea. It's not bad, but it's nothing spectacular either. I would consider this something great while talking, which doesn't distract from the subject matter(s) at hand.


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