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Summer in a glass

Long a neglected category, it is now coming into its own across the world as a versatile wine that blends freshness and vibrancy of white wines with some of the complexity and characteristics of reds

Boekenhoutskloof’s The Wolftrap Rosé (~1,724 in Bengaluru)  is becoming increasingly popular  in the south
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Boekenhoutskloof’s The Wolftrap Rosé (~1,724 in Bengaluru) is becoming increasingly popular in the south

Alok Chandra
Strawberries, cherries and an angel’s kiss in spring. My summer wine is really made from all these things,” went the lyrics of that 1967 song by Nancy Sinatra and Lee Hazelwood. We were teenagers in school, listening to this, and the early Beatles songs, on a beat-up radio — songs of a bygone era.. Wine was an unknown thing. But who knew that the refrain above would so perfectly describe a wine.

The quintessential summer wine is, of course, the rosé. Long a neglected category, it is now coming into its own across the world as a versatile wine that

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First Published: Mar 29 2019 | 8:12 PM IST

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