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SAN FRANCISCO, April 27, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Chloe® Wine Collection announces the release ofChloe 2015 Monterey County Rosé, $17 SRP, launching this month in select markets.
Under the direction of Senior Winemaker Georgetta Dane, the 2012 International Women’s Wine Competition Best Woman Winemaker, Chloe® Wine Collection includes the following exquisite wines:
- Monterey County Rosé
- Prosecco DOC
- Sonoma County Chardonnay
- Valdadige DOC Pinot Grigio
- Monterey County Pinot Noir
- California North Coast blend, Red No. 249.
This first vintage of 2015 Chloe Rosé is made primarily from Pinot Noir grapes sourced from prizedMonterey County vineyards. The grapes are night-harvested at 22-23 degrees Brix and slowly fermented at 52 degrees Fahrenheit to maintain the expressive aromas and natural acidity of the fruit. Chloe Rosé is produced using direct to pressing method to achieve its distinctive color and flavor.
This dry rosé elegantly showcases subtle aromas of strawberries, raspberries, watermelon, and crushed dried tea leaves. With its lively acidity and creamy mouthfeel, Chloe Rosé pairs well with food and the screw cap closure (unique for the category) ensures its bright flavors, while also allowing for entertaining with ease. The delicate Alsatian-style bottle shape reflects the ethereal flavor profile, while the faceted punt highlights the ballet slipper pink color.
After only two years in market, Chloe is experiencing exponential growth, earning IMPACT “Hot Prospect” honors.* Presenting wines that offer a fresh taste and high-quality take on classic varietals, Chloe joins the rapidly growing category of rosé wine in the U.S. Recent Nielsen data indicates marked growth in the $12+ rosé category, with sales up nearly 60 percent, as consumers look to quality and versatility of rosé wine.**
Dane comments, “I am excited to be part of this fabulous trend of enjoying rosé in the U.S. With its fine aromas, delicate flavors and striking packaging, Chloe Rosé truly epitomizes the spirit of the Chloe Wine Collection: Classic Beauty, Bottled.”
* Source: IMPACT Magazine, October 1, 2015
** Source: Nielsen Data – $12+ RoséTotal US Plus Liquor, 52 Weeks Ending 2/27/16
For more information, samples, images, or interviews with Georgetta Dane, please contact Calhoun & Company Communications.
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About Chloe Wine Collection
Developed by acclaimed European winemaker Georgetta Dane, the Chloe Wine Collection is a portfolio of super-premium wines offering an elegant and alluring wine experience. The portfolio includes Prosecco DOC, Sonoma County Chardonnay, Valdadige DOC Pinot Grigio, Monterey County Rosé, Monterey County Pinot Noir and California North Coast red blend, Red No. 249. Each offers the structure and depth of exceptional fruit from preeminent growing regions to create elegant wines with sophisticated intensity. Rooted from the Greek word “blooming,” the name Chloe reflects the iconic wines Dane has developed with grapes from prized vineyards. Chloe Wines are crafted for sophisticated wine enthusiasts who appreciate all things classic and beautiful. Visitwww.chloewinecollection.com.