FRANCE ~ PROVENCE/SOUTH OF FRANCE


Corsica





Vintage
Size
Estate
2014
750ml
Domaine Casa Rossa

Grape Varietal
Grenache - 30%; Niellucciu - 70%

Tasting notes
At the Casa Rossa vineyard, each grape varietal is vinified separately, treated through a technique of cold liquid stabilization, and then subjected to temperature-controlled fermentation and standard aging processes.The DOMAINE CASA ROSSA rosé wine is well structured, round and fruity. It is pink in color with purple tints. Its complex nose conveys the aroma of red fruits with characteristic spicy notes.DOMAINE CASA ROSSA rosé wine goes well with tapas, salad «niçoises», grilled meat, barbecue, and Corsican charcuterie.

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Bandol





Vintage
Size
Estate
2010
750ml
Domaine de la Fregate Red

Grape Varietal
70% Mourvedre
30% Grenache

Tasting notes
Powerful and elegant, aged 18 months in oak.
A vintage characterized by its bright color and dark purple hints.
Pleasant nose, notes of fresh red fruit.
Great structure on palate.

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Vintage
Size
Estate
2014
750ml
Domaine de la Fregate Rose

Grape Varietal
40% Cinsault
30% Mourvedre
30% Grenache

Tasting notes
The 2014 rose immediately seduced by its intense bouquet, complex and elegant with scents of fruits, white flowers and spices.
Behind the pale salmon color, the nose evokes the quiet red fruit and mineral.
The palate is full-bodied, marked by cherry and citrus, it leaves an impression of elegance thanks to its harmonious balance between matter, liveliness and warmth.
Ideal as an aperitif, the pink area of Frigate accompany fish and grilled meats.

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Vins Mousseux





Vintage
Size
Estate
N/V
750ml
Jacques Pelvas White

Grape Varietal
80% Ugni blanc
20% Colombard

Tasting notes
White sparkling Jacques Pelvas Brut is a well-balanced wine remarkable for its unusually strong and persistent effervescence. This wine is of light yellow color with green tints. It possesses a complex nose characterized by the aroma of citrus fruits and white flower blossoms. This delightful white sparkling wine is delicious, full of freshness, and light upon the palate. White sparkling wine Jacques Pelvas Brut makes an excellent aperitif wine. The white sparkling wine "Jacques Pelvas Brut" is produced from the white grapes Ugni Blanc and Colombard, grown within vineyards of the Var department, in the south of France. The aromatic qualities of Ugni Blanc and Colombard are highly appreciated by wine lovers everywhere. These two varietals, in particular, enjoy a well-deserved reputation as the very essence behind many great white wines.

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Vintage
Size
Estate
N/V
750ml
Jacques Pevas Brut Rose

Grape Varietal
100% Grenache

Tasting notes
Rosé sparkling Jacques Pelvas is pale pink in color and memorable for its strong effervescence. Its robust nose conveys the complex aromas of fresh strawberries and the yellow, apple-like, quince fruit. The wine is well-balanced, and it grips the palate with a long lasting and pleasant persistence. Sparkling Jacques Pelvas Brut Rosé is an excellent apéritif. It nicely accompanies many types of Asian dishes, and fish dishes, including Japanese style sushi and sashimi.

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Cotes de Provence





Vintage
Size
Estate
2014
750ml
Les Hauts Plateaux

Grape Varietal
Syrah - 40%; Grenache - 40%; Cinsault - 20%

Tasting notes
Rosé wines LES HAUTS PLATEAUX is of a salmon color, possessing great intensity on the nose (gooseberry), supple in texture, and easy to drink. The vineyards of this winery are planted mainly on very dry slopes of Jean Giono in Provence. Viticulture is very respectful of the environment and the wines benefit from modern winemaking technology. Wine production in the Alpes de Haute Provence takes place between Durance to Verdon. Some winemakers are producing wines under local AOP, others under the name of Country Wine IGP. Like the other wines classified as Country Wines IGP, rosé wines LES HAUTS PLATEAUX must meet a strict specifications: the wines must first be originated from a plot located on the departments of Alpes de Haute Provence, and its production must meet a maximum yield of 90 hectoliters per hectare.

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Vintage
Size
Estate
2014
750ml
St Tropez Cuvee du Cep d'Or

Grape Varietal
50% Cinsault
50% Grenache

Tasting notes
Frankly ripe for a rosé, with a plump white raspberry and white cherry core that carries through the broad, creamy finish.

Rating
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Vintage
Size
Estate
2014
750ml
Note Bleue Rose

Grape Varietal
80% Cinsault
20% Grenache

Tasting notes
Clear robe with bright reflections, floral nose with notes of white-flesh fruits, generous on the palate with aromas of citrus fruits.

Rating
http://www.vignerons-saint-tropez.com/
wine Enthusiast 88 pts





Vintage
Size
Estate
2014
750ml
Les Voiles de Saint Tropez

Grape Varietal
70% Grenache 30% Syrah

Tasting notes
This attractively packaged wine is soft and rounded, with just the right amount of acidity and red currant fruits to keep it fresh and fruity.

Rating
Rosé 2014 Médaille d'Or
wine spectator
wine Enthusiast 87 pts





Vintage
Size
Estate
2014
750ml
Grain de Glace rose Saint Tropez

Grape Varietal
70% Grenahce 30% Syrah

Tasting notes
A ripe and flattering rosé, with hints of white cherry, bergamot and tea, backed by a light stony hint on the finish.

Rating
Wine Spectator 88 pts