This is a lovely Provençal rosé from St Sagnol. It has a saline aroma, reminding of red fruits and typical of the region. The palate is dry, fresh and pleasant. Suitable for current drinking. Rating: Good. Abv: 12.5%. Price: $22. Website: NA.
A perfect foil for fresh Barramundi and a side of salad overlooking the water, this is a lovely and typical Provençal rosé from Saint Andrieu. A blend of grenache, syrah and cinsault, it has a fresh aromas of peaches. The palate has good length and a lovely balance. Top quality rosé here. (Region: Provence, South of France, Rating: Good to Very Good, Would I buy it based on this tasting? Yes, Drink: now, Tasted: July, 2017)
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I recall tasting this wine’s quite lovely rosé sibling some weeks ago here. Well, by weeks, in fact I mean months; time just passes too quickly for my liking. The Chateau de la Prégentière rosé is a step up again from the Domaine wine, and is quite a considered version of Rosé de Provence. Salmon pink in colour, it has some depth of aromatics, with notes reminding of strawberry, peach, raspberry and florals, together with some salt and stone characters. The palate is framed by refreshing acidity, which balances its flavours reminding of florals, strawberry and raspberry. More serious in intent than many rosés, while retaining the freshness that a good Rosé de Provence brings, this is a definite buy.
This is a lovely rosé from Château la Prégentière in Provence. A blend of cinsaut and grenache, it is salmon in colour with aromatics of white peach, red grapefruit and a touch of spice reminding of fresh radish. The palate is very balanced with the expressions of red grapefruit and white peach carrying through with some spice. There’s some depth through the palate and the result is an enjoyable, balanced rosé suitable for current drinking.