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In France, Rosé Tries To Shed Bottom-Of-The-Barrel Image

Throughout France — not just Provence — wine producers want consumers to know that rosé can be just as sophisticated as better respected reds and whites.

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Rémi Barroux

TAVEL — Sun, heat, barbecue, holidays. This is the time of year when rosé reasserts itself. Restaurant terraces are bringing out the ice buckets that will keep the soft-colored bottles cool. Supermarkets are displaying its color and offering a wide range of these wines produced in southeastern France — in Provence or in Bandol.

But that's not all. In addition to the curvy, narrow-necked bottles — the famous corseted Provence flutes — there are a growing number of rosés from other regions: Bordeaux, Anjou, Sancerre, Tavel and Languedoc. And they intend to shake off their reputation as cheap wines.

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