It is a blend of Cinsault, Grenache, Rolle (Vermentino) and Syrah from that evocative South of France region of Provence that wins hearts quickly. Dry, with the palest salmon hue to the pink. With a fragrance of wild herbs sitting amongst spicy strawberries, it also has a light floral nuance.
The key to this wine is the texture, there is a rich silkiness to the palate. A portion of 5% of the grapes are barrel fermented with lees stirring (batonnage) which has added a creaminess, both in added body and that smooth silkiness, plus some spicy cream flavours on the finish.
There is no mistaking that curvaceous bottle!
Region: Côtes de Provence AOC, France
Main Grape: Cinsault, Grenache
Style: Dry, rosé wine
VinousWomen member reaction: Loved it! Loved it!
Date tasted: April 2018
Food required: no
Where purchased: Costco £14, Majestic £20,
I love this rose but difficult to get here in Canada… it’s always out of stock!