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90+ Bargains: Tablas Creek Rose and Oysters Anyone?

August 21, 2013 Uncategorized  No comments

Tablas Creek Rose with OystersSeveral weeks ago, I was sitting on the porch at Tablas Creek Winery in Paso Robles, CA drinking their Patelin de Tablas Rose and eating Beausoleil oysters.  As U.S. wine drinkers  finally discover the beauty of Rose, Tablas Creek will be at the top of the list of domestic rose, without a doubt.  You see, they were founded by the Perrin family, owners of the famed Beaucastel estate, who have, along with the rest of the developed world, enjoyed rose for years.

Until a couple of years ago, Tablas Creek produced exclusively estate wines.  But as their wines became more exclusive (and expensive), demand from restaurants and the general public increased.  So Tablas started their "Patelin de Tablas" line using mostly sourced fruit from nearby vineyards, many of which have

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