The roses are blooming and the rosé is flowing
Although a sizeable portion of the country may disagree, spring has finally arrived. And while the season is great for many reasons (venturing outside sans eight+ layers being one of them), there’s nothing like seeing the first beautiful flowers in bloom. The only thing better than stopping to smell the roses? Rosé, of course.
Combining two of our favorite things, SIMI Wines, one of Sonoma’s most historic wineries, crafted theSIMI 2017 Dry Rosé (SRP $18, available nationwide) as an ode to the gorgeous rose garden Isabelle Simi, daughter of founder Guiseppe Simi, planted on the property in 1904. Throughout the years, Isabelle planted a new rose bush for every U.S. president, excluding Hoover (you know, because of the whole prohibition thing).
With a vivid coral pink hue, this dry rosé is forward and fruit-focused with bright acidity, a nice body and structure and a long finish. On the nose you’ll find ripe strawberry, watermelon, tangerine and a hint of white flower. A crisp palate of fresh strawberry, red cherry, citrus and melon makes this wine refreshing and perfect for spring sipping on its own or paired with a beautiful vegetable pizza or fresh fruit and feta.