Don’t know about you but interest in eating anything substantial greatly lessens in such heat. As does, to be frank, the urge to write! So just a light salad for me thanks; just don’t skimp on the rosé.
This duo are I think a touch expensive. You can buy them from Ocado and Corney & Barrow (no connection). But you might just be in the market for a stylishly packaged, light, Provencal rosé.
The Secret de Leoube Rosé, 2011 [Adegga / Snooth] is the wine with the white typography running around the bottle; this is the lighter of the two and, apart from something such as garlic prawns or the most simple of salads, would be the better one to serve on its own. It’s a blend of Grenache, Cinsault and Syrah, best described as delicate. (Corney and Barrow list it at £21).
The Rosé de Leoube, 2011 [Adegga / Snooth] is more substantial and more suitable for food matching; but still remains a nice drink to sip alone. Here Grenache, Cinsault and Cabernet Sauvignon are combined to give a gentle spicy edge to the palate. This vintage, 2011, is the estates first fully organic vintage. (Corney and Barrow list this at £14.25 bottle).