Wine of the Week: Travessia 2014 Pinot Noir Rosé

When the calendar tells me that it’s  Spring,, I get ready for rosé . There’s something so hopeful about dry pink wine that pairs with light and delicious seasonal dishes that signals the arrival of longer days and warmer weather (unless you live in Boston).


Travessia Rose of Pinot Noir

Travessia Urban Winery has been making one of my favorite rosé wines since tthe very early days of this blog. We discovered Travessia at our first Coastal Wine Trail event, became wine club members shortly after, and have been fans ever since.

The 2014 Rosé of Pinot Noir may just be my favorite Travessia rosé yet. It’s dry, drier than past years, with a beautiful rosy pink color and a crispness that will go perfect with the bounty of seafood from the nearby coast. Light notes of strawberry and watermelon mix with a hint of minerality. Wines like this are the perfect example of how well wines go with food from the same region in which they were grown. The grapes for this wine are from nearby Dartmouth.

wine tasting As always when we visit Travessia, we wandered New Bedford afterwards, loving the working fishing docks, deep blue sea and perfect skies. New Bedford is a charming New England gem and well worth a visit.

Boats in New Bedford

We capped off our visit with another delicious meal at Cork. I definitely recommend the Shrimp Ajillo!

lunch at Cork in New Bedford

What’s your wine of the week?

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  1. Katie R.’s avatar

    We are going down this upcoming weekend to get our Wine Club wines. I’m thinking a case of the rosé. I am super excited to read your post knowing the 2014 is just (if not better) than years past.


  2. Jenna at Boston Chic Party’s avatar

    Rose season is the best season! Thanks for sharing another delicious looking wine :)


  3. Daisy’s avatar

    i love that you turned me onto this rose years ago. nice to hear it keeps getting better!


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