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2020 Azur Rosé Bottle
Azur Wines
2020 Azur Rosé Tasting Video
Azur Wines | Napa Valley, CA

2020 Azur Rosé

Greets you with a delicate nose which hints at strawberry, white peach, and golden raspberry.

The first premium, “méthode provençale” California Rosé. Elan and Julien Fayard founded Azur Wines, and became the first producer to bring the true and authentic provençale technique of rosé wine production to the United States. Since the first vintage in 2007, Azur Rosé has been comprised of grapes selected and harvested for 100% dedicated rosé wine production.

The wine greets you with a delicate nose which hints at strawberry, white peach, and golden raspberry. The very first sip shows the finesse of this wine.

Type: Rosé
ABV: 12.5%
Volume: 750ml
Vintage: 2020
Cases Produced: 2000

Price

$36.00 ($36.00 / bottle)
Azur Wines | Napa Valley, CA
Vision

Azur’s inception in 2007 is the product of proprietor Elan Fayard’s vision and dedication to producing terroir specific wines that express the purity and nuance of the vineyards from which the grapes are sourced. Having spent several years in Provence, Elan sought to bring the wine inspiration and influence of her time living in France to Napa. She identified the desire for well-crafted wines that allowed for the characteristics of the land and the language of the fruit to be heard. She combined a focus on harnessing vineyard potential with the abundance of world class fruit available in the Napa Valley and from that Azur was born!

Intention

Elan began Azur by introducing one of France’s most elegant wines here in the United States: dry rosé. The Provençal style of rosé was something that American consumers were not familiar with. Elan made it her sole intention to produce quality rosé which reflected the French style she had grown to love. Azur Rosé was the result of her inaugural release in 2007. Utilizing French techniques combined with quality Napa fruit, Elan produces a world class rosé honored as “America’s Best” in Vogue Magazine. With that momentum she began to incorporate limited production red wines, including Cabernet Sauvignon into Azur’s profile. Sourcing fruit from Napa’s most prized vineyards, she also produces an allocated, premium single vineyard label, Empreinte.