Wine: Red Barn Winery at Jagged Rock 2021 Transfiction Rosé
Winery: Red Barn Winery at Jagged Rock
Why drink it? A blend of hand-harvested Cabernet Franc, Syrah and Sangiovese, this medium pink sipper is unusual because of the Sangiovese, far from a common grape in the Okanagan Valley. The only rosé from Red Barn, it is dry and delightful, with flavours of green melon, rhubarb and pink grapefruit. And that groovy ‘60s-vibe label.
Located on the Black Sage Bench near Oliver, Red Barn is surrounded by the Jagged Rock vineyard — hence the name. This particular vineyard is renowned for its sunbaked soils and the way the steep cliffs absorb and reflect the sun’s heat, making it a brilliant spot to grow grapes.
Pair with: Margarita pizza, veggie burgers, or a goat cheese tart. We finished the bottle with a basil pesto pasta and it was seriously tasty.
Music pairing: Good Vibrations by the Beach Boys