Chateau Miraval Provence Rosé 2018

This wine has been examined a couple of times in MW exams in recent years and is famous due to its celebrity ownership. It is actually a lovely rosĂ©, with very saline bath salt aromatics and a medium-full bodied palate with some viscosity in its expression. Ready to drink now, this is an easy toContinue reading “Chateau Miraval Provence RosĂ© 2018”

Triennes Rosé IGP Méditérranée 2017

The number and variety of Provençal rosĂ©s available in Australia seems to be increasing.  This is the best I have tried recently.  A blend of cinsault, grenache, syrah and merlot, it is from the MĂ©ditĂ©rranĂ©e  IGP region, which includes the Provence wine region in southern France.  The label was founded by some serious names, the founderContinue reading “Triennes RosĂ© IGP MĂ©ditĂ©rranĂ©e 2017”

Saint Andrieu L’Oratoire Provence RosĂ© 2015

A perfect foil for fresh Barramundi and a side of salad overlooking the water, this is a lovely and typical Provençal rosĂ© 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 rosĂ© here.  (Region: Provence, SouthContinue reading “Saint Andrieu L’Oratoire Provence RosĂ© 2015”

Chapoutier Luberon 2014

There are only so many appellations I can remember and I’m afraid Luberon isn’t one of them.  The possibility that it may, on examination, prove to be a planet in the Alderaan system remained a stubborn thought.  Closer investigation however reveals Luberon to be a fashionable and very sunny wine region sitting between the RhĂ´neContinue reading “Chapoutier Luberon 2014”