Chateau D’Esclans

 
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2016 Chateau D’Esclans Rock Angel Côtes De Provence, Provence, France Rosé

13.5% alc., $35. A.O.P. Côtes de Provence. Imported by Shaw-Ross International Importers. Winery also produces the popular Whispering Angel Rosé. Primarily Grenache and Vermentino. De-stemmed and slightly crushed, using free run juice and first slight pressing with no maceration. Both free run juice and pressed juice partially vinified in demimuids (600L barrels) and stainless steel. · Light apricot color in the glass. Leading off are aromas of strawberry, yellow apple, and graphite. Discreetly concentrated flavors of nectarine, red fruits, papaya, honey, pineapple and spice. Silken in texture, with a delicate touch of oak in the background. Score: 91. Reviewed May 12, 2018 ARTICLE »



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