NV Chandon California Sparkling Rose
This was a little bit of an impulse purchase, as I was leaving the wine aisle, and I just thought this looked like a fun summer treat. So we cracked it outside tonight on a hot night, leaving the bottle in a jug of cold water, and it was just what I was hoping for – a refreshing, dry, fruit filled wine that is the perfect way to chill and relax on a night like tonight (and while listening to Sturgill Simpson’s new album that I really enjoy).
Like I said, this wine is on the dry side; flavors are subtle, mostly strawberry, strawberry lemonade, watermelon, and a hint of lime on the finish. Costco’s price at $15.99 is pretty solid, as retail is closer to $20 and online it’s just a few bucks less than that. Overall, this is a perfect summer bubbly that you can drink with almost any cuisine and anyone. Not a bad value proposition. We really enjoyed it.
CostcoWineBlog.com Rating: 88 Points
Costco item number: 167516
Purchased at Costco in: Atlanta, GA