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Wine of the Week

Continuing to feature select Rose' wines, so that you can experience the range of styles. Right now the Provence, France, style is the most popular: light, dry, with hints of fruit (usually strawberry, peach, citrus). The longer the fruit juice remains with the skins, seeds, and stems, the deeper the color and the more pronounced the aromas and flavors.

FLEUR DE MER ROSE' (France) Done in the Provence style, this rose' exhibits aromas and flavors of raspberry, strawberry, citrus, and herbs, especially lavender, owing to the vast number of lavender plants in the region. As with all rose' wines, it was fermented in stainless steel tanks, which guarantees lightness and freshness; oak would give the wine a heavier body, and impart aromas and flavors not normally associated with a rose' wine, such as butter, cream, and vanilla.

LA CREMA PINOT NOIR ROSE' (California) As with all of La Crema wines - among the most popular wines at Harney's - this rose' is elegant; it is soft, with aromas and flavors of watermelon, cherry, and citrus, with a note of minerality on the finish.