Monthly Archives: June 2012

Wine Labels We Never Finished Reading

Crafted by winemaker Jeff Carell, this Cinsault Rose was sourced from old vines in the Languedoc region of Southern France. A light-bodied wine, intensely crisp and vividly fresh, it offers complex aromas of strawberries and red currants, with a hint of quince. As an apertif it is the perfect warm weather gulper

—Villa des Anges

Perhaps the polyglot name Villa (Italian word that appeals to tourists) des Anges (French and heavenly) should have tipped us off—no self-respecting French estate would have reached across the border for that noun. For the record, the wine tastes like lightly flavored water. But if you’re looking for a gulper . . .